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Memories of Chipstead

I have very fond memories of my Grandparents, known as Harry and Nancy Grimes who owned the Grocer's shop shown - No 22. Also as a child growing up in Chipstead, just around the corner from the shops and times when it was safe for children to be out on their own. I remember crossing the road to wander up to the (...Read full memory)

I have a photograph of this cottage in an old album - it was known as Ruffels Wood then and and was owned by my family! Is it still there today? Sue Thick (nee Garle)

My Grandmother used to live opposite The Cottage in The Cot  -  she used to "do" for the people who lived there  -  it brought back such memories  -  I last saw it when I was on embarkation leave during the war.

We moved into the parade of shops in 1938. Our father opened a green grocery and florist shop at No16 I think? I recall that although the war years were devestating to many people I recall many fond memories growing up in Chipsted with my older sister Valerie. Our father was serving in the national fire (...Read full memory)

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