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When I first moved to Easebourne parish I lived in Moor Lodge; my dad was a cowman on Moor Farm. My friends were Bobby Etherington, John Shotter,and Freddie Misslebrook .When my dad retired we moved to the top flat in the Priory. I went to Easebourne School with Ted Muller,Colin(willy) Dummer, Ian (...Read full memory)

We lived in Wisteria Cottage - my married name was Bowers then - which adjoined The White Horse Inn, which you can just see on the left towards the end of the picture. There seems to be another building in front of our house! Not sure what that is. Our three boys loved the house we bought; three levels (...Read full memory)

I went to live in Cowdray House, aged 4, in 1951. My father worked in the accounts office in Easebourne village, and I attended Easebourne Primary School (Headmaster was Mr Bevan) along with Barbara Fisher, who also lived in Cowdray House Staff Quarters. Later my father was given an estate (all yellow !) house (...Read full memory)

I started staying with my Aunt Reeves and Uncle Sam at about 2 years old. I remember we use to go for long walks across the hills which was the golf course, or we would meander through Cowdry Park. Aunt use to take me to Bendboe Pond to feed the ducks, also the the large lake at Midhurst to do the same. I spent most (...Read full memory)

Snow Hill House on the left was where Mother and I lived for several years, after moving from Maida Villas after the death of Father. We occupied the large top flat.

Mother and I lived at Behar, which is a ground floor flat in the building just beyond the Manor House, and on the left side. Eastbourne Street is immediately on the right and faces the Manor House.

The Village Post Office was in the white building on the left, and is still there today 18th Jan 2007. On the right behind the wall is the Estate Office where my Father, Jack Owen, worked for many years as Chief accountant.