The Slaugham Archives

1957

Sunday School party for Pease Pottage & Handcross Sunday Schools of both Pease Pottage and Handcross combined for a party organised by the Rector, Rev...
1st Slaugham Scouts at summer camp The highlight of the scouting year was the summer camp, and here are some of those from the 1st Slau...
A by-pass for Pease Pottage In December 1957 the main talking point among the villagers of Pease Pottage was the announcement th...
Dances (2 of 6) - Rock 'n' Roll comes to Handcross The phenomenon of Rock and Roll arrived in Handcross and the British Legion featured a jiving compet...
Dances (3 of 6) - Rock 'n' Roll comes to Handcross Runners-up in the Rock and Roll competition featured on picture #1672 were Geoff Munn and his wife, ...
Dances (4 of 6) - Stoolball Club dance The Handcross Stoolball Club held a dance in the Parish Hall in Handcross and the Astorians Dance Ba...
Staplefield cricket club versus Walt Disney team In July 1957 Staplefield cricket club played host to a team from Walt Disney films based in Britain....
Party for Scouts, Guides, Cubs, Brownies (1 of 2) In January 1957, a combined party was held in the Handcross Parish Hall to entertain members of the ...
Party for Scouts, Guides, Cubs, Brownies (2 of 2) Further to picture #1772, here is another newspaper cutting of the party for the Handcross Scouts, G...
Stoolball match - Staplefield cricketers v ladies In 1957 Staplefield cricket club played a football match against a ladies team (see picture #899), a...
Scout team at Marbles Championship (11 of 12) For the sixth consecutive year the Slaugham Scouts team won the junior British marbles championship ...
Slaugham Angling Club (1 of 2) Fishing on the Furnace Pond was largely unregulated until 1957 when interested parishioners convened...

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