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Memories of Godstone

As soon as I was old enough to drive, my Dad taught me, we used to drive down to Godstone from Kenley quite often and we would go to either the Hare & Hounds or the White Hart for a beer, sometimes a meal. In my courting days I would often take girls to either for an evening out, behind the White Hart is a (...Read full memory)

I was born in Eastbourne Road, in a house opposite the sand pits and the common. My name was Wendy Mitchell. With my sisters and brother I would spend hours picking bluebells and primroses and climbing trees there. At the bottom of our garden across a small field was Leigh woods which had a stream running (...Read full memory)

My Mum and Gran came to Godstone with me as a baby, we moved from Croydon because of the Second World War. My granddad, Alfred Sreatfield, now dead, had helped to build 13 Salisbury Road. I was christened at St Nicholas Church, and went to school in Godstone, and later in Bletchingly. I played on the green, and (...Read full memory)

Michael Roffey, my GGGF was Head Gamekeeper on this estate until his death in 1907. Many of the Roffey clan worked and had cottages on the Estate. Lagham House is still surrounded by the moat from the 13c. Lagham Castle; the moat is a scheduled Ancient Monument.

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