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Memories of Crawley

I lived in Tillgate from 1945 to about 1954. Dad was Sir Malcolm Campbell's care taker on the estate, until he died, we have grate memory's growing up there, by the way our name is Morris, there was fore of us at this time, Dennis ,Bill, Pat, and myself, Mum & Dad, we lived in the old laundry cottage on the side of (...Read full memory)

The Coach Station had a cafe (or restaurant) backing a large parking area for London to Brighton Southdown Coaches. It was sited 100 yards south of the County border opposite "Overton's" Beehive workshop on the main Brighton Road. Unfortunately accidents did occur involving coaches turning (...Read full memory)

So named because members were from north of Crawley on the main A23 Brighton Road, not big enough to be a village, but a hamlet stretching half a mile north and south of todays Manor Royal Estate original entrance. County Oak boasted one general store, a garage, and occasionally an (...Read full memory)

This is the first time I have ever seen such a wonderful photo of Tilgate Mansion, other than bits of it in the backgound of faded family snaps. It means a lot to me because my father, Peter, spent part of his youth living there sometime in the late 1950s with his family (Tayman of the Crawley area) (...Read full memory)

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