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Archie Quick (1901-1989) Alas, one of the old Handcross stalwarts, Archie Quick, passed away on 3rd July 1989, aged 87. It i...
The first plane to fly the English Channel To huge acclaim in 1909, Louis Blèriot was the first person to fly the English Channel. Before set...
Fishermen at the Furnace Pond, Slaugham This is me with my father, William Aubrey “Pat” Tester (1906-1981) at the Furnace Pond, Slaugham...
George Tester and Ancient Order of Foresters Standing in the back row in this family photograph taken at High Beeches, Handcross is my grandfathe...
Haymaking at Buchan Hill, Pease Pottage The quality of the photograph is not good but it shows my great-grandfather, George Tester (1844-191...
Eileen Miles (née Snelling) (1938-2017) Sadly, Eileen Miles (née Snelling), aged 78, lost her battle with cancer on 12th April 2017 at St P...
Handcross buyer and seller at livestock market Two prominent residents of Handcross feature in this story of Haywards Heath livestock market held o...
Picnic by the Hyde lake The photograph shows a group of local residents having a picnic on the bank of the Hyde lake. Mos...
Handcross Scouts summer camp at Pagham The photograph is of the Handcross Scouts at their summer camp in Pagham in about 1928. I can name ...
Handcross Scouts family day at Pagham camp Further to picture #2015, here is another photograph of the Handcross Scout camp at Pagham on the da...
Mid-Sussex District Council Elections 1983 At the time of writing there appears to be some sort of General Election going on in the country. I...
William Doggett, basketmaker of Handcross (1 of 2) William “Will” Doggett Jnr left Handcross School in 1927 aged 14 and went to Chailey Heritage Cr...

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Roy Leadbetter and HMS RawalpindiNew Community Centre in Pease PottageHandcross cricket teamBill and Bert Robinson (2 of 2)Construction of Handcross bypassSad news from Burgess HillBill and Bert Robinson (1 of 2)Wooden bungalow in Balcombe Lane, HandcrossNursing Association annual meeting at Parish HallSlaugham Parish magazine from 1953