Robertsbridge, High Street c.1950

Photo ref: R332002

Memories of Robertsbridge


My dad Fred Brown, estate carpenter at Mountfield, was a good singer and actor and was a member of Robertsbridge amateur theatre group, and I remember going to shows at the hall several times, only one I remember, 'Changing of the Guard'. I remember him playing the piano at home and singing words I remember went something (...Read full memory)

I was born in St Helen's Hospital at Hastings and lived in the village from 1955-1965 and then again from 1969- 1972. I remember the River Rother flooding and then freezing over, which was great fun as people made the most of it and went skating. Many of the tiny cottages were flooded regularly every (...Read full memory)

I was born in St Helens Hospital in 1957 to Eric and Phyliss Croucher. My dad owned the village Newsagent at the time and my grandfather Frederick Croucher and a Mr Fuller owned the grocery shop in the High St. Both my grandparents were involved with the parish church and different charity work. I have many fond memories of (...Read full memory)

Yes, you are well remembered in Robertsbridge; you lived the first time at 10 Bishops Lane, and your then neighbour was Mr and Mrs R Davis. They had three sons and one daughter; Richard, Maxine, Stephen, and Colin. Sadly, Mr Davis died in 1975, and Maxine died in 2000. Mrs Davis, known as Peggy, (...Read full memory)

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