Read and share your memories of Cropthorne itself or of a particular photo of Cropthorne.
I lived in the green bunglow at the Huxley caravan site in about 1953. My mother's name was Barbara Buxton and dads name was Roy Buxton. Dad has now passed away but my mother is now 83 and lives in a residenial home in Plymouth, Devon. I think dad worked as a caravan builder somewhere by Harvington. I (...Read full memory)
My ancestors were millers in this area and one of my gt gt uncles was living at Cropthorne Mill on the 1881 census, his father, my gt gt grandfather, was at Northway Mill in Ashchurch. It's lovely to see what these places were like.