The Slaugham Archives

1954

Nymans handed over to National Trust Photograph taken following the official handing over of Nymans to the National Trust in 1954. L to ...
Handcross Sunday School outing Five children are enjoying the Sunday School outing to the seaside in about 1954. Please can anybo...
Handcross Horticultural Show This photograph of happy boys and girls was taken at the Handcross Horticultural Show in 1954 and wa...
"Red Rover" stagecoach in Handcross In July 1954 a series of runs by the famous “Red Rover” stagecoach took place from London to Bri...
British Legion Beauty Queen 1954 Following the success of choosing a beauty queen for the Coronation in the previous year, the Handcr...
British Legion social at Staplefield The Handcross British Legion held a social event for all ages in the Staplefield Village Hall to rai...
British Legion dinner and entertainment This is a view of just a few of the British Legion members attending their annual dinner held in the...
British Legion dinner and entertainment The 1954 annual dinner of the Handcross and District British Legion is just about to commence in the...
Sister Warner retires as District Nurse Sister Elsie Warner retired in 1954 after serving the community as the district nurse for 16 years. ...
Children's Christmas party in Parish Hall As was traditional in Handcross, a Christmas/New Year Party was held in the Parish Hall for the bene...
Concert performed by the youth of Handcross An ambitious concert was performed by the youth of Handcross on 22nd May 1954 in the Parish Hall. I...
National Trust take over Nymans gardens Under the terms of his will, Col. Leonard Messel (1872-1953) left Nymans gardens to the National Tru...

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