Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Leigh, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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I also came from Tonbridge, went to the Slade in the 1960s and then on to Hugh Christie in the late 1960s and left in 1976. I also live in Australia. During the 1970s I was a Teddyboy, I still am today. I used to go to the teen and twenty, we were always in the Star cafe, we pretty much turned it into a Teddyboy cafe, (...Read full memory)
My Grandfather's name was Gerald Arthur Seale, his father was game keeper at Halls Place in the late 1800's and early 1900's and his name was Gerald Walter Seale, I beleive that he lived in the Keeper's Cottage on the estate. My mother Violet Henson nee Seale remembered visiting Keeper's Cottage when she was young.