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Barry Ray Year: 1950 Villages: Pease PottageCharles Arthur Songhurst
Described as Pease Pottage’s best-known resident, Charles Arthur Songhurst, known locally as “Songie” passed away in 1950, aged 75. He was the village grocer and postmaster for 44 years, located initially opposite the Black Swan (picture #151), and then in the former Working Men’s Club Room in Tilgate Forest Row (picture #166).
He was an ardent fan of cricket generally, and in particular the village team for which he was secretary and captain for many years.
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Picture added on 03 May 2015 at 08:45
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