An article written by Hayden Luke discovering one of the people buried in St Laurence churchyard in Guestling. A. A. Milne wrote Winnie-the-Pooh, but what is the connection and who is Alice in the poem "They're changing guard at Buckingham palace..."
Local man, Tom Wells, remembers his part in the Coronation Parade in 1953 as part of the RAF.
This is a concise history of the school since its inception by Robert Bradshaw in 1706. It takes you on the journey through the first school masters, the building of the school, through the two world wars, and on past 2000.
These are the reminiscences of Jenny Grist and her time in the Guestling Guides during the 1960s.
Guestling School photo possibly about 1930 (on note with names with the photo). Please let us know if this is correct or if you know any
These are the reminiscences of Sunday School by Jenny Grist.
This is one man's memories of living in Guestling during the Second World War. It comes from the BBC Southern Counties Radio. It covers Pett and Fairlight. He also describes being machine gunned on his way to choir practice in Guestling church. Well worth a read!
Found it the belongings of Muriel Turner. It appears to have been issued for the 1973 oil crisis and allowed for 24 N units and 12 L units over six months. No units appear to have been used. Twenty million books were distributed between 1973 and 1974; they were declared obsolete on 8th July 1975. ...
Stamped 1943 this card belonged to Muriel Turner's father, Francis Turner. It was stamped again in 1948 when the family moved to Tawstock, Pett Road, Guestling, where Muriel continued to live until her death in 2016.
Reminiscences of Strawberry Picking in 1960s by Jenny Grist
Lady Ashburnham, who lived at Place Farm, Icklesham [is this Lady Elizabeth Ellen Ashburnham-Clement 1861-1935?] wrote this poem at the end of the war and it was sent to the Beeching family who lived in Rose Cottage, Fairlight (as it was then). We have attached a copy of her handwritten version. At the very top ...