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Memories of Storrington

I lived there when I was a boy . Had some great times there.Ian Penney .The Barclays lived next door.

My mother, Phyllis Howard, was born in Kensington and in 1958, we made a trip to see relatives and friends. We came to Storrington to stay with Daisy and Ernie Elms. I was 15 at the time and I will never forget meeting them. When in 2006, I again visited England, my cousin brought me to Storrington, but neither of (...Read full memory)

I was looked after (sort of fostered) as a child along with my sister (Diane) by a Mr and Mrs Penny who lived at Kithurst Barn; my father, Walter Vines, used to visit us every fortnight. We used to go to school in a convent walking across fields to get to it. I have a photo somewhere taken outside the school, I was born in 1959 so I was probably about 4 when I attended the school.

I attended Storrington Primary School in Spierbridge Road, and we all looked forward to our last year at the school, because during the summer seniors were taken to Church Street as part of a local history lesson. Of course, we all thought it would be a great excuse to lark about and pop into the sweet shop which used (...Read full memory)

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