Chichester, Entrance To Bishops Palace c.1960

Memories of Chichester


I attended school in Chichester at St. John's school on East street. I went there from 1947 until 1951. I have many fond memories of my days there; great teachers, my first girlfriend Lesley and the bus ride home to Emsworth.

In 1952-1956 I trained at RWSH & obtained SRN & then went to Cambridge for midwifery training. After that emigrated to Canada worked there & also USA. Worked as a nurse in San Francisco & New York. I often think of the days & nights spent working at Royal West Sussex Hospital. I would like to get in touch with anyone who remembers me. Sheila McConnell.

Does anyone exactly remember a new bell or bells being winched in by a very large crane into the tower. My memory as an 9 year old standing outside Morants watching with Dad ( Vicar of Oving then) and younger brother, was it early 1966?.We knew Sam Vigar, who was the cathedral Head of Maintanance, he was running (...Read full memory)

When I was little and we went shopping in Chichester, I always liked looking for King Charles on the medieval Market Cross in the city centre. One of the niches on the Market Cross holds a bronze bust of King Charles I, who was executed in 1649 during the Civil War. Chichester’s Member of (...Read full memory)

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