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Tuesday 21st November

Reg Saunders

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Butchers' boy, nurseryman, Air Training Corps cadet, postman, Church Warden ... memoirs of one of Henfield's oldest residents. Reg Saunders, born in 1923, recounts fascinating stories of his life in Henfield and how the village used to be.

Reg sadly passed away in 2016 but he leaves us this wonderful legacy of his memories.
The Shops of Henfield High Street

The Shops of Henfield High Street

Reg talks about the many shops in the High Street after the war.

Henfield After the War

Henfield After the War

Reg Saunders talks about the dramatic changes in Henfield after the war as the nurseries were gradually replaced by housing developments

Miss Knowles

Miss Knowles

Reg recounts his memories of Miss Knowles, who lived at Henfield Place in the 1930s and was the "squiress" of the village.

Nurseries and Market Gardens

Nurseries and Market Gardens

Henfield was once a major centre for flower nurseries and market gardens. Produce left Henfield Station on the daily trains to London. Here Reg Saunders talks about the nurseries of Henfield during the Second World War

Reg Saunders in Conversation

Reg Saunders in Conversation

Early recollections of how Henfield used to be, from one of our older residents.