Old Maps of Southwater

Historic Maps of Southwater and the local area.

Memories of Southwater

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I lived in Cripplegate Lane (formerly known as Bottings Hill) for about 16 years. I went to Southwater County Primary School from 1957 till 1963 when I went off to The Forest Boys School in Horsham till 1967. My father worked (as many did in those days) at the Brickworks. Before 1961 the houses down our part of the (...Read full memory)

My grandfather was Stanley Gardener and lived with his wife Rose at the Blacksmiths House, 11 Worthing Road. My mother, Joyce was born here, as were her sisters Marjorie and Peggy. The forge gradually turned into a garage, with tea rooms. All the girls went to Southwater village school and with the great help of (...Read full memory)