Horley, St Bartholomew's Church 1906

Memories of Horley


I remember the church very well.... I had to walk there in a crocodile with other girls from Kingsley School for Girls in Horley Row .... we had to walk two by two in our school uniform for church every Sunday! The school was a lovely old building with an ancient tythe barn for a gym.... both the school and barn were pulled down in the 60's or 70's to make way for a housing estate....

Prompted many memories of growing up when Horley was a small market town , where cattle, pigs, and other creatures were bought and sold. When empty, it made a marvellous play ground. No doubt it would be out of bounds these days. I went to school in Albert and Lumley Road (s)? And went to secondary (...Read full memory)

My nana grandad burtenshaw lived opp lumley rd school . I went to school there margaret . Then went to grammar school . Would love to no if anyone remembers me . One of my teacher Mr Stewart I think his name . Was in the 50s I live in Australia am 71 . We're great childhood memories

Virtually unchanged since this view was taken, apart from the loss of the central chimney stacks, the Six Bells is in the old village of Horley near the parish church of St Bartholomew, whose churchyard wall can be seen on the left. The pub is 15th-century with later additions, and has a Horsham stone roof. The church suffered (...Read full memory)

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