Bevendean Newspaper Stories from the 1940s and 1950s
Mr Toppings Newspaper Boys - Newsagents at no. 10 Upper Bevendean Avenue.
Boys make a Cricket Ground on the Avenue Green about 1946/47.
Doctors Surgery in Heath Hill Ave
Surgery closed in 2016 plus photographs and plans.
Self Build Bungalows in Heath Hill Avenue
Two different Self Build Associations constructed 50 semi-detached bungalows on the either side of Heath Hill Avenue including photographs taken during the work.
More photographs of Prefabs in Heath Hill Avenue
Photographs from Brian Donaldson.
Interview with son and daughter of Mr & Mrs Byrne
Mr & Mrs Byrne were the first landlords of the White Admiral Public House in Bevendean.
The Self-build Houses in Plymouth Avenue
Plans and photographs have been added to this section.
Newspaper articles are now on a separate page.
Inscription on Commemorative Plaque.
More photographs of Stanmer Church and Village
Stanmer churchyard memorial photographs.
Donkey Wheel and Horse Gin at Stanmer.
More information of Cambridgeshire Farm and John Munro who lived there from 1942 to 1955.
Coldean from 1800
Maps and photographs of Coldean from 1800 to the mid 1950s.
Photographs of Falmer Village on 13 April 1976
The photographs were taken by Brighton Borough Council Surveyors Department before work started on the new A27 through Falmer village
More on Falmer and Stanmer Churches
The Falmer church pages now have a list of Vicars from 1398 and a statement relating to the Unification of the Benefices of Stanmer and Falmer
The Stanmer church pages now have a list of Vicars from 1487 and notes on the wartime closure of the church
More on Stanmer House and Estate
The Stanmer Estate pages now includes a description of Stanmer House and Village written in 1952
More Photographs of Stanmer Village
Stanmer village in the 1940s when the houses needed restoration.
Stanmer conservation area in to 1970s, 80 and 90s.
More Photographs of Falmer
Falmer Tithe Barn and Court Farm House
The cottage at the rear of the house is the oldest part, dating from the end of the fourteenth century (Richard II).
Flooding at Lower Bevendean
The Bevendean Farm House was flooded during WW2. Flooding has occurred on several occasions since.
Photographs of the construction of Lower Bevendean School
The School was started in 1949 and finished by the end of December 1950.
The Bevendean Hotel, now the Bevy
The Bevendean Hotel opened in late 1936 or early in 1937.
The Recipes can be found in the Farm section and the Original Press Release is now at the bottom of the news page.
The section Bevendean in the 21st century will contain information on Bevendean from the year 2000.
Beyond Bevendean now contains information on the Parish of Falmer since Bevendean was in the Parish of Falmer until 1931.
The Bevendean History Booklet was published in 2014
A copy of the booklet is available for a small donation from the LECCA Cafe in Leybourne Road, Lower Bevendean. http://leccacafe.co.uk
Alternatively you can use the contact form on the website.