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  1. I went to the Infants from 1o59 to 1961. Miss Grey, Miss Collins, Mrs Myers, Miss Bedwin and Head Miss…

  2. At the time of the accident I was 14 and just returning home from school. I was walking up the…

  3. Thanks Simon for that. I was at SGS during the time you were. Mr O’Rourke tried to get me into…

  4. There must have been another Mr French. The one I knew up to 1957 was the most laid back, friendly…

  5. A pity that Ray seems not to have seen your resonse to him. Oh, yes the footbridge over the river…

  6. Scrolling thru the comments I came across one I had done before – forgotten all about that. So here below…

  7. Both my daughter’s went to Victoria Rd school in the 70’s Now grown up and one living in the states.…

  8. I think it may be a view from where Southwick football ground now stands. The buildings in the distance are…

  9. I was always fascinated by the sailor standing on the boat as a kid. I notice it’s lost the boat…

  10. Interesting photo. I can also see part of the Rawlings family home (‘Lesser Foxholes’ ) and its grounds to the…

  11. Oh Gerald, in my dotage (80 in Occtober 2024) I had just been trawling through the Internet looking to see…

  12. I was a Shoreham guide in the 1950’s and we used to have weekend camps at Bramber in the grounds…

  13. Interesting. My grandfather came from Ropetackle. Joe Bradford (christened Wallace Bradford). It was a carpark by the time he showed…

  14. Great photos and a good informative website. I’d love to read some of the history on this pub like the…

  15. June Cother trained at Southlands, back in her teen years………not sure exact date……somewhere I have letters from her to her…

  16. Thank you so much for sharing that incredible history. Myself and mates when we were children used to jump over…

  17. My husband used to live on the beach in one of the railway carriage bungalowscalled tollemarche he went to scool…

  18. The garden shop at 417 Upper Shoreham Road was previously a grocery shop called Adur Stores. It was run by…

  19. A then-National Rivers Authority engineer once told me, during a raging night storm which he and the police were monitoring…

  20. According to the 1940 Kelly’s directory David, the chairman of Shoreham UDC was Sidney John Williams JP

  21. Does anyone remember who the chairman of shoreham was during the war years? He doesn’t seem to be mentioned anywhere.

  22. 1963 ish. Featured in Paul Plumb’s film A river Runs Through This Town, or Shoreham Peeps… both on the Video…

  23. I was at Buckingham Road school when a Tiger Moth crashed in a house on the west side of Buckingham…

  24. Suters the yacht builders had that area down to the riverside David, up to the 1960’s when it was sold…

  25. David A C Stranack on Paintings

    Re. Painting B85. I remember when we moved to Shoreham after the War (1945) seeing a large wooden ship of…

  26. I did not see any fire from the engine prior to the crash – only some plumes of smoke. This…

  27. Peter I agree with your observation ,although some of the teachers were ok such as Slim,Buckley,Edwards Mrs, but a lot…

  28. We have little on Dr Reginald Brown I’m afraid, Nicholas. I have been able though to trace what appear to…

  29. Hello SbS I am tracing Dr Reginald Brown who lived in Shoreham by Sea in the 1930’s. He was a…

  30. I was living at 24 Mill Lane at the time of the V1 landing in the allotments. The noise was…

  31. Hello Lynn, the following comes from Henry Cheal’s book “The Story of Shoreham”. Moderlove Strete was the present Middle Street,…

  32. J E Bebbington – Became a senior person with The MacQuarrie Dictionary in Australia

  33. Had my first kiss beside the wall at the playground back gate. A young lady from Southwick as I recall…