The Slaugham Archives

Stephen Dench



High Street, Handcross The Red Lion announces the services it provides as follows:- “Livery and Bait Stables. Bus to Cr...
Motor car in the High Street, Handcross This depicts a busy day in the High Street, Handcross with a lone motor car following, I suspect, th...
High Street, Handcross This is a very early photograph of the High Street in Handcross with only a couple of horse-drawn ve...
Tulley's Stores, Handcross Standing outside Tulley’s Stores and Post Office are some of the staff, including Mr Fred Gander h...
Tulley's Stores, Handcross A very clear photograph of Tulley’s Stores in the High Street. The post office counter was at the ...
High Street Handcross - Signwriting As the London to Brighton road became ever more popular with the travelling public the local signwri...
Stagecoach in High Street, Handcross A rare photograph of a stagecoach clattering down Handcross High Street to disturb the usual peace a...
High Street, Handcross Lots of men and boys, but just one woman posing in this picture taken at the southern end of the Hig...
High Street, Handcross It is a sunny day in Handcross High Street and, unusually, a lady with fashionable long dress and la...
Quick's Garage, Handcross At Mr Archie Quick’s garage there is a customer, but with the bonnet open on one side the filler c...
High Street, Handcross It is a sunny day in the High Street but there is plenty of room for more cars to park. I wonder i...
High Street, Handcross The High Street in Handcross is enjoying a hot summer’s day and a lone three-wheeled vehicle comes...
High Street, Handcross The High Street is really deserted with just a bicycle and a horse and cart in sight, and both these...
High Street, Handcross It is early morning in the High Street, and there are many children walking past the shops, and onwa...
Aerial view of Handcross High Street In the centre of the photograph is the shop of Robinson Bros with an awning above each of the two sh...
Aerial view of Handcross school It is playtime at the school and some 25 children are playing outside. The colours on this and th...
Aerial view of Red Lion and Handcross High Street The main difference between this view and today’s are the green fields to the west of the High Str...
Aerial view of Handcross and the bridge With Nymans woods as a backdrop, it may be a timely reminder to those who like walking that there ar...
The Hyde house The Hyde house with a more open aspect than nowadays. A glasshouse is shown attached to the house. ...
Staplefield Road This is the view entering Handcross from Staplefield Road. The Cheyne Garage Ltd were advertising ...
Staplefield Road and Brighton Road junction At the junction of Staplefield Road and Brighton Road a cyclist poses for the photographer. You sho...
Stagecoach on Handcross Hill The same crossroads as picture #83 with Handcross to the left and Brighton to the right. The stage...
Carpenters Arms, Slaugham The Carpenters Arms closed as a pub in about 1914 and standing on the right is Mrs Boniface, the lan...
A puncture on Staplefield Common A gentleman with the bicycle has a puncture but it is a nice sunny day for running repairs. Beyond...
Staplefield Common Close inspection of this picture reveals not only the horse and rider but a man with his horse and c...
Staplefield Common I can count 17 people scattered around the Common enjoying the early spring sunshine. Prominent of...
Cattle in Staplefield pond I assume one or more of the local farms had commoners grazing rights for their cattle on the Common....
Staplefield pond According to the church clock it is 2.40 in the afternoon and a solitary head of cattle stands in th...
Staplefield pond With cattle grazing on the Common, the newly-planted trees have guards to protect them from being da...
Jolly Tanners, Staplefield United Ales & Stout are being dispensed at the Jolly Tanners, and it’s obviously very popular with...
The Grange, Warninglid An unusual photograph of The Grange, Warninglid showing mainly mature trees hiding any decent view o...
The Grange, Warninglid The front entrance of The Grange in Warninglid with a creeper-covered statue or fountain on the fore...
Batchelors Buildings, High Street, Handcross From the left are a terraced row of four cottages known as Batchelors Buildings ending with the shop...
Aerial photo Handcross 1937 It is a sunny day in Handcross with the start of WWII just a couple of years away and the small amou...
Archpool in Handcross High Street With all eighteen people in this picture looking relaxed and very smart I wonder if it is a Sunday. ...
Cyclists outside Robinson Bros, Handcross There is just one motor vehicle coming up the High Street, but it is heavily outnumbered by about ei...
Handcross High Street There is a distinct lack of action in this picture with just a couple of people chatting and two par...
Arthur Anscombe's shop in Handcross There is not much going on in Handcross High Street with just one car, one horse and cart, and a cou...
Outside Chodds, Handcross High Street The card was posted in 1983, but I suspect that the photograph was taken several years earlier. ...
Fountain Inn, Handcross In 1902 the Fountain Inn was purchased by Rock Brewery (Brighton) Ltd who boldly placed their name a...
The Fountain Inn, Handcross Window boxes containing flowers have been placed on the first floor windowsills to smarten up the ap...
"Handcross" steam locomotive This steam locomotive was one of many designed by a renowned locomotive engineer, W. Stroudley (1833...
German field gun at Old White Horse, Slaugham Published by “David Tulley, Post Office, Handcross”, this postcard shows the final days of the O...
Stagecoach at Red Lion, Handcross A stagecoach awaits departure to Brighton, but a small group of children seem to be more interested ...
Stagecoach from Brighton at Red Lion, Handcross This early photograph taken in October 1867 shows the Brighton to London stagecoach stopped outside ...

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