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Memories of Portslade-By-Sea

Does anyone who lived in easthill drive in the 50s remember the skipping on goodfriday morning?My dad harry stenning used to take our washing line down and then we would all start skipping mum's and dad'sand kids. I remember the cassidy the wadey's the pettits knights etc we did this until my lovely dad died in 1956.maggie smart nee stenning.

I have many memories of the park,I played in there a lot ,and got bitten by the parkies dog it was a little pek, Maggie smart nee stenning

I remember playing in the park as a child. There were two sides to the park, Easthill House stood in the posh part of park. I remember beautiful trees and a palm tree which I thought was exotic. We used to sit on a tree stump and wonder who lived in the house and we were told by the park and house-keeper it was haunted by a man in a blue cap.

As a young lad born in Shelldale Avenue, and having lived all my young life in Portslade, I used to spend many hours down by, and on the canal at Portslade. I loved seeing the ships, mainly coal-boats moored at the gas works and the old power station. There were timber boats, and various other vessels too, but (...Read full memory)

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