Read and share memories of Chichester
Does anyone exactly remember a new bell or bells being winched in by a very large crane into the tower. My memory as an 9 year old standing outside Morants watching with Dad ( Vicar of Oving then) and younger brother, was it early 1966?.We knew Sam Vigar, who was the cathedral Head of Maintanance, he was running (...Read full memory)
I remember the Chichester Festival Theatre opening in 1962. I went to see several plays there over the years. One I remember well was The Royal Hunt of the Sun. Later, in the early 70s I worked there for 2 years first running the bookstall and later as an usherette. I met many stars including Tony (...Read full memory)
My late mother Isabelle Grainger (1925-2010) worked at the Royal West Sussex Hospital during the late 1940s early 1950s as secretary to the Matron Miss E.S. Parkinson (later Mrs Buckwell). Whilst working at the hospital my mother met a wonderful friend Brenda Arnell who had trained as an SRN at the hospital. Ms Arnell was later to become my godmother. Sue Tanner
In 1952-1956 I trained at RWSH & obtained SRN & then went to Cambridge for midwifery training. After that emigrated to Canada worked there & also USA. Worked as a nurse in San Francisco & New York. I often think of the days & nights spent working at Royal West Sussex Hospital. I would like to get in touch with anyone who remembers me. Sheila McConnell.
When I was little and we went shopping in Chichester, I always liked looking for King Charles on the medieval Market Cross in the city centre. One of the niches on the Market Cross holds a bronze bust of King Charles I, who was executed in 1649 during the Civil War. Chichester’s Member of (...Read full memory)