Memories of Southlands. Shoreham

Grace Deakon's memories

By Nicola Benge

Memories of the Southlanders ward We came to Southlands about 50 years ago when the houses were first built in around 1959. The house was lovely. There was an internal coal shed. The coal was delivered through a side door. Coal dust everywhere! There were two local shops in the area. There was an orchard across the road, all apple trees. It was lovely. It's all built on now, but it was fields then. There was an RAF camp. The Southlanders building was a NAAFI for the RAF camp. I worked at Southlands hospital for a time. I was a housekeeper and had a number of girls under me, doing the laundry, cleaning etc. I used to go out dancing. Sometimes I went to Sherry's in Brighton on West Street.

This page was added by Nicola Benge on 30/06/2009.

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