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Handcross Park - The fire of 1935
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Handcross Park - The fire of 1935

A terrible fire devastated Handcross Park on 23rd May 1935 and the above photograph was the main picture in the newspaper report. The house was the second of three mansions on the site. The original can be found on picture #11.
More pictures and reports of the fire can be found at picture #624, picture #625 and picture #633.
Local people mentioned in the report were Col. J Raymond Warren, Mrs Lily Warren (his mother), John Warren (his uncle), PC Steve Message, Mr E. Lee, Mr A. Penfold, and Dr Greville Tait.
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