Lingfield, The Mormon Temple c.1960
Memories of Lingfield
We used to walk past the pond everyday on our way to Lingfield Primary School. This was about 40 - 45 yrs ago now. One memory I will always have in when the pond was frozen over and my brother and his friends decided they would try their talents out at ice skating. We were all surrounded watching these boys and, I have (...Read full memory)
I too remember The Cabin. It was run in my time by Mr and Mrs Steer. My brother Terry Hancock used to do a Sunday paper round for them. When he fancied a lay in he would ask me to do it for him. I used to ride a butchers bike with the papers in and get half a crown for riding all around Lingfield!!. Margaret Farrer.
If you hadn't fallen in the pond, you were not from Lingfield! So says my dad. The building to the right of the cage in this photo was a shop. My memory of this shop only goes back to the mid 1970s. My grandparents' house was behind the shop (the hedge to the right on this photo is the edge of their property), and whilst on (...Read full memory)
I used to live at Raymead which was a complex of 24 prefabs, they have been replaced now by a new estate. I come back to Lingfield every year to see the village I grew up in. When I got married to a local lad in 1963 we moved to Tandridge, unfortunately it didn't last due to me but we used to walk to the village (...Read full memory)