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Steven Edwards December 30, 2018
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My parents rented a flat which they told me was called "Little Buckingham Farm House. It would have been around 1950. My sister was a babe in arms and I was not yet born. They started to experience which in today's parlance might be described aa "Paranormal activity" . They told me of many things that at first baffled them and then became really scary. It got so bad that they fled in the middle of the night and went to stay with my grandparents. I had a newspaper cutting from "The Sussex Ghost Hunters" whom they called in when they became quite desperate. Sadly lost now. Research of the property revealed that a man had hanged himself there in the wood shed. I have no other information except that both my parents were quite traumatised by the event. They couldn't explain what went on but they witnessed it first hand. I'd love to know anymore history of the house. I'd certainly love a photo. I believe the property was demolished in the 60's.

RICHARD CROOKHAM March 12, 2018
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i am the grandson of lewis victor nye. alberts brother. my mother visitied little buckingham around 1960 when lewis was still alive. i have pictures of the visit. douglas nye, another brother of albert, owned a ranch in stinson beach, calif. 1700 acres that lewis managed for over 10 years before they just got too old to run it and a flood ruined several of the farm buildings. its a national park now. i'm working on the nye history and would like any info and contacts my cousins have. we have a lot of info on the south african part of this family but not much on the british side. also, the strivens side of the family. alberts mother bessie strivens. i have info on albert's sister sybil who lived in the nye house in mill valley, ca. pondtender@gmail.com

Bonny Cother February 23, 2018
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The NYE family mentioned were you related to Bob Nye of North Road Old Village Portslade? He was the best man for my sisters wedding..........to Richard Bragg of North Road.

Published by Nelson November 16, 2017
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Were your Nyes related to the Nyes (particularly Marjorie Nye) that took part in the amateur theatrical shows during the 1920’s and 30’s in Shoreham, Viv? If so we’d love to learn more of them and Albert during his time at Little Buckingham.

Gerald White July 27, 2017
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i always regarded the Dove Cote at the rear of Buckingham Farm as part of that property and the nearby area, was the locality of the Dew Pond...just between Downsway, and Chanctonbury Drive... As a boy I weeded a field of carrots, for Farmer Nye, on a location known as Black Patch...long before the houses were built. I worked Summer Holidays thinning and weeding crops about 1947/48 .Sixpence a morning.