Forest Row Memories

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Born 25 Dec1938 at numder 3. I have three sisters and a btother who were also born there. Iwenr to the primary school till Dec 1953 then worked at Forest Row garage until I moved to Australia Dec 1954.Ican remember a lot about the village.Like Tom Bedwell own the fish shop near the village hall.Sitfords had a fish (...Read full memory)

In the 50's and 60's, I remember the building on the left of this photograph being a mill where they ground flour. You can just see a horse and cart in the lower left of the picture, and I believe that just above this was a first floor opening with a static crane for lowering sacks into the wagons. I can (...Read full memory)

Dad had lived at No 51 for many years. Myself and my two brothers grew up here, went to the local primary school, where Mr and Mrs Jupp were the heads. All three of us went onto Sackville Secondary in nearby East Grinstead, before going our seperate ways. Barry still lives in the village, but we all enjoy going back to our childhood home. Mum and Dad have since "gone south" to Uckfield!

On the 27th of December 1956 my ex-husband KEITH GEORGE JEARY was born at 6 UPPER CLOSE where he lived with his parents until we were married at Holy Trinity Church on the 6th of November 1982 - both of my children Emily and Dominic were duly christened at Holy Trinity in 1984 and 1986 respectively as was their father in 1957. (...Read full memory)