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Hicks Butchers, Church Road.

Hicks Butchers, Church Road.

This photograph dates from, we think, around the 1930’s, and shows Mrs Hedley Hicks holding one of her sons, Frank, and her daughter May standing beside the fence.  Just next door to the left you can see Hedley’s butchers shop.  If you look very carefully...
Kemps, High Street

Kemps, High Street

As yet we know very little about this lovely old image of Kemps, the large house on the right of the picture, and the end of Brick Row. We’re looking for a date and to be able to identify the people in the photograph. Any ideas? According to the Chrishall...
Church Road Cottages Opposite Mullions

Church Road Cottages Opposite Mullions

These cottages have long been demolished and replaced by modern bungalows. Another view of them can be seen on the old war memorial photo on the Village Centre page. The picture is taken from Nash’s Farm wall which you can see close up on the left, and looking...
Dormers cottage

Dormers cottage

Dormers cottage which sits at the top of Crawley End, on what used to be known as Petts Corner, has seen many changes in it’s time.  The view above was probably taken as recently as the 1960s when it still appears to have been two cottages.   Note the sideways...
Saffron Cottage

Saffron Cottage

This is a view of Church Road in Chrishall looking towards the centre of the village. On the left hand side is the cottage named Saffron which was inhabited at the time by Luke and Emily Brooks (pictured right) and Carrie and Cornelius Miller.  Unfortunately I do not...
Rose Cottage

Rose Cottage

Rose Cottage, Crawley End.  This cottage is still connected to Ramblers next door as the original two cottages and Rose Cottage retains its south facing front door.  In the photograph above you can see both Ramblers and Rose Cottage.  Fred Davies who has lived in...
Phoenix Cottage

Phoenix Cottage

The photograph above was taken around 1970.  You can see the more modern house of Whitebeams just to the right of Pheonix cottage.  The black barn in front has long gone and now the cottage is next to the Engleric estate of five houses. Above this photograph is from...
Primrose Cottage

Primrose Cottage

This view of Primrose Cottage could be as recent as the late 1970s and is probably no older than the 1960s. There is a modern rotary type clothes lines in front of the window far left. The lean-to conservatory and the corrugated steel entrance porch has been...
Mapletons Chrishall

Mapletons Chrishall

Mapletons is a thatched cottage set back from the road of Crawley End on the right hand side when heading north of the village. Unusally for the village this cottage faces west.  Most of the old cottages faced south to catch the sun but Mapletons is next to a small...
Cobblers Cottage

Cobblers Cottage

Cobblers circa 1960: despite the run down appearance the main cottage appears to be in reasonable repair although the rendering appears to have been recently made good. This property’s appearance is quite different now and the thatched annex, which was the shoe...
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