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I was looked after (sort of fostered) as a child along with my sister (Diane) by a Mr and Mrs Penny who lived at Kithurst Barn; my father, Walter Vines, used to visit us every fortnight. We used to go to school in a convent walking across fields to get to it. I have a photo somewhere taken outside the school, I was born in 1959 so I was probably about 4 when I attended the school.
Hello to anyone who may be interested. It was delightfull to chance upon this site. I lived in Storrington from approx 1952 until 1968. The first picture of Storrington shows the cottages which my parents bought in the early 1960s. At that time we moved from the corner sweet shop in Church Street to what was known as 31- (...Read full memory)
My mother, Phyllis Howard, was born in Kensington and in 1958, we made a trip to see relatives and friends. We came to Storrington to stay with Daisy and Ernie Elms. I was 15 at the time and I will never forget meeting them. When in 2006, I again visited England, my cousin brought me to Storrington, but neither of us (...Read full memory)
I was born and raised in Storrington. I left when I was 18, in 1990, but come back every week to visit my mother. My sister and mother still live in Storrington and my brother is the joint co-manager of the Swans, Eamonn Searle. My best memories of Storrington are singing in the church choir of St. Mary's when (...Read full memory)
I attended Storrington Primary School in Spierbridge Road, and we all looked forward to our last year at the school, because during the summer seniors were taken to Church Street as part of a local history lesson. Of course, we all thought it would be a great excuse to lark about and pop into the sweet shop which used to (...Read full memory)