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Villages of Sussex Photographic Memories

Villages of Sussex Photographic Memories

The photo 'Wisborough Green, the Church, Village and Windmill 1896' appears in this book.

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Caption for Wisborough Green, The Church, Village And Windmill 1896: This is a fine view of a pastoral hillside. The church of St Peter ad Vincula has a shingled broach spire. We can see a fine smock windmill in full working order in the left distance. It was built about 1820, ceased work 1910, and was demolished in 1915. The two-storey sandstone base is now part of a house. Archaeologists have found remains of 13th-century glass-making furnaces in the village. French immigrants worked the glass.

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Memories of Wisborough Green

I lived at Hawkhurst Court a few miles from Wisborough Green. I was at school in Wisborough Green in 1939 till my family moved in 1946. My younger sisters and brother also attended the same school. I remember names such as Rosalind Woods, Alice Avis, Joan Luckford, Michael Puttock and several (...Read full memory)

I was just 9 years old when my family moved to Wisborough Green in December 1951, where my father - John Edward Penney MA, LTh - was vicar until his retirement in 1976.      I went to Wisborough Green Primary school and can recall these names of other villagers: Pullen (I danced round the Maypole with (...Read full memory)

We lived in the village on Wephurst Park Farm for 4+ years from 1989. We loved the surroundings and the country life. I lived here with my husband Ray, daughter Natalie and our son Ryan was born whilst living here. We were married in the village church by Mr Cherhanovich (unsure of spelling) in 1992. Wisborough Green will always be a very special place to me

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