The Slaugham Archives

Introduction

Welcome to the Slaugham, Handcross, Pease Pottage, Warninglid and Staplefield Archives

The collection contains 2326 pictures of the Slaugham Parish in Sussex which comprises Slaugham, Handcross, Pease Pottage, and Warninglid, and also those of an adjacent village, Staplefield.   

Many are images from a bygone age; some are images from present times. New images are always welcome.  Images can be viewed by YEAR, by ALBUM, by GROUP, or by VILLAGE, or you can use the simple SEARCH, or ADVANCED SEARCH.

If you want to check on new additions to the site since your last visit, use the LATEST ADDITIONS link above to see what has been added recently.

Many of the images can be viewed in a “Large Version” by clicking in the magnifying glass symbol.   Clicking on the image will further enlarge and reduce it.   The F11 button on the keyboard will enable the image to be viewed in “full-screen”.   Press the same key to exit. 

When viewing the pictures please leave your own comments using the form at the foot of each page.  You may know a face, a date or a story about the photograph.   In this way it is hoped to build up an extensive collection of information, reminiscences and anecdotes, and to make any corrections necessary.   There are 1520 comments on the site at present. 

You can upload your own images directly using the form further down the page.  You may find it easier to send me the photographs by email with appropriate comments.   Please scan in a fairly high resolution (at least 600 dpi) so that, if desirable, I can use the "large version" facility.   Please give the date of the picture; estimated if necessary.

If you have any suggestions, or you wish to upload a photograph or comment by email, please contact Barry Ray at info@slaughamarchives.org

Latest Picture
Hoadlands housing development in Handcross

Building works continues apace at the latest housing estate being constructed in Handcross. The site was mostly used for an earlier village bypass which passed in front of the school and then veered off to the west to pass under the newly-completed ...

2326 Pictures | 1520 Comments
Hoadlands housing development in Handcross
Latest Pictures
Charcoal burners in Balcombe ForestFire and burglary and Handcross ParkChurch Fete at Handcross ParkHandcross Park and the Blake MillionsWater tower at Handcross ParkHandcross Park houseEast Lodge of Handcross Park in Balcombe LaneEast Lodge of Handcross Park in Balcombe Lane Handcross Park - The fire of 1935Evacuees from Buckingham Gate School to HandcrossGrandad's Army of Pease Pottage - Bill ShoplandWarninglid aerial photographHandcross School centenary - Buildings (13 of 13)Handcross School centenary- Weathervane (12 of 13)Handcross School centernary- Attendance (11 of 13)Handcross School centenary - Attendance (10 of 13)

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George Wheatland, builders of HandcrossHigh Beeches auction 1966 Lots 1 to 5Aerial view of Handcross High StreetAerial view of Handcross schoolThe Hyde houseThe Hyde, HandcrossHandcross Laundry, Brighton RoadHigh Street, HandcrossMotor car in the High Street, HandcrossHigh Street, HandcrossHigh Street, HandcrossStagecoach in High Street, Handcross