Nostalgic memories of Tatsfield's local history

Share your own memories of Tatsfield and read what others have said

For well over 10 years now, we've been inviting visitors to our web site to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was when the photographs in our archive were taken. From brief one-liners explaining a little bit more about the image depicted, to great, in-depth accounts of a childhood when things were rather different than today (and everything inbetween!). We've had many contributors recognising themselves or loved ones in our photographs. Why not add your memory today and become part of our Memories Community to help others in the future delve back into their past.

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Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history and people?

This week's Places

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My mother who was at that time 5 years old, and my aunts are on the 1911 Tatsfield census, with my grandparents. My grandfather was a boot-maker at this time. They are listed as living in Ebor Cottage, Paynesfield Road. Ebor Cottage is no longer mentioned and so I gather it has since been (...Read full memory)

Hi, I was born in Old Lane at the bottom of the road in 'Oakdean', as it was called then. I had many happy times running round the village in the many woods and fields. I had 2 sisters and 1 brother - our surname is Moss. I had friends with whom we used to make go-carts and sledges in the winter. We used to make tree (...Read full memory)

Hi My family ( The Watsons) owned the bakery which was a substantial building in the village centre. It housed the bakery itself ( My Uncle Dick Watson was the baker in those days) It was also a hotel with six bedrooms, plus it had a shop on the front corner, shown in the above photo. I was 12 years of age at the (...Read full memory)