News and Diary
People, places and things
Hobbies, societies, activities and events
All of the pages on this site are being updated. There are about 120 of them therefore please do not expect them all to be updated at the same time :-) Please inform me - Barbara Kearns - of any errors
If you believe that some information is incorrect then please say so. The Web-master is dependent upon your input and not invention.
PLEASE NOTE that the URL of this site is now limpsfield.org.uk and the e-mail address is
Information sought about
Barbara Kearns (Sydney, Australia) has produced an Academic Paper regarding St. Andrew’s. Although the Parer is published she
would like to know who was the Vicar of St Andrews in 1911. If you can help, please e-mail
Barbara Kearns Thank you :-)
Many local societies and organisations are now relying upon people to go to their web-sites for information. Consequently this site is becoming more of a Liimpfield archive than a local news site.
The latest society to have its own site is Limpsfield Decorative & Fine Arts Society. Their URL is limpsfieldarts.org
Changes to Limpsfield-dot-net content.
There is not much interest shown by local
groups to advertise their events here. Although submissions are still welcome, the site has become more concerned with history and genealogy. Items to come are
If you want to chat about local issues, sign-up on streetlife.com where you will Oxted,
Surrey as a STREETLIFE district.
St. Peter’s Limpsfield Parish News. This is published quarterly and produced by a local
team. You’ll find it a useful complement to this site. It is free so don’t be shy to ask for a copy. Contributions (money or articles) are always welcomed. Contact the editor
Serious business. Here’s something which affects you directly. Click on each for more.
Scam alerts and Phishing
Please note! The material on this web-site is copyright. If you want to borrow bits then please e-mail the
Web-master who will usually grant permission. The Copyright of
some items is not owned by the originator of this web-site. In this case, the Web-master will put you in touch with the copyright owner. We want to know where things are going so
Some people don’t read this or think they are above the law. At least one picture has been lifted from this site and used elsewhere without any permission. This is an infringement of copyright.
The photographer is entitled by law to a credit.
What do you know about Crabwood?
It is a Charitable Housing Association which offers SELF CONTAINED FLATS FOR INDEPENDENT ELDERLY PEOPLE TO RENT.
Owing to the lack of information Limpsfield in Bloom has been removed from this web-site. Archives are obtainable from the Webmaster.
is a very pleasant place. They have renovated the river banks where there is an attractive waterside park. The museum is
very interesting and covers areas and items which would be of interest to Limpsfield residents. Edenbridge has a twin town in France name Mont St. Aignan. The towns
have reciprocal visits.
Local planning issues can be read on the Oxted & Limpsfield Residents’ Group here
Weather in Limpsfield. The Weather button leads to Accuweather which gives a minute-by-minute of what to expect.
Read the account of a lady who spent some time working at Manor House School from 1938 to 1939, together with pictures. more
Ms. Gribble Housekeeper (third from left).
Click here to read a new contribution regarding the history of Manor House, formerly Stanhopes, sent by Cheryl Nicol, Melbourne, Australia.
Can anybody answer her questions?
Limpsfield Home Guard
What do you know about it? More here soon
What did Limpsfield look like in 1915? Click the pic to see the view then and now. There are more past and present pictures to come. Keep looking!
Ronald George Renwick Frazer was an Australian Airman who married Sheila Mary Stevens-Stephens 19/10/1944. He was shot-down in 1945. Lyall Frazer would like to
contact Stevens-Stephens family relatives if there are any left in district.
Chris Tomlinson asks "I am trying to identify a Limpsfield building named Monkschester. I
was cared for there in the early months of 1944 but I have been unable to locate the place. Can you be of any assistance to me. Thanks in anticipation. " Please e-mail the Web-master Much has been discovered since first posting this request. Much information has been found but more is welcome, please.
Kindertransport. Good news.
Dr. Susan Cohen asked if anybody had any information about the Oxted and Limpsfield Refugee Committee, of which Lady Evelyn Maude was Homes Officer, which operated in
1938-1939 helping find homes for children from Nazi Europe who had come to England on the Kindertransport. Read about it in this link.
Through this web-site, Dr. Cohen is now in touch with somebody in Germany.
Anne N of Whitstable, Kent found a tiny leather-bound album in a charity shop in Whitstable. Inside is a collection of names and a thank you message from the mothers and babies of the Infant Welfare Centre, Limpsfield, Christmas 1918. Can you help to identify the families? Pics and more here
Missing persons, lost contacts ...
I receive requests from people who wish to contact old friends and relatives. I am always sceptical about this sort of thing so whereas I
will do my best to provide information, I will not compromise privacy; it might be somebody you don’t want to know. A relation of Charlie Jarrett is asking for his e-mail.
Amos, Jarrett and Limpsfield Chart
New page added on Amos, Jarrett and Limpsfield Chart under History & Genealogy. We have a new contribution from Len Fleckney. Read here. More pictures of the Jarrett family have been sent to me by somebody who unearthed pictures and information from the
top of her mother’s loft. Can you provide information?. more
Talks and Demonstrations Monthly talks
The last known contact is:
Oxted & District History Society
See what the charity ACE Africa does about
Oxted & Limpsfield Music Society
Interested in Scouting?
Limpsfield Oxted and Distict Horticultural Society. On the first Wednesday every month
7.45pm there will be an experienced and qualified speaker. There is a raffle, monthly competition ie. cut flowers, tea & coffee break with a gardeners questions time! Membership
£7 for the year - saving £5.. Venue: Red Cross Hall opposite Tandridge Leisure Centre. More info Mrs Jenny Deakin 01883 715496 firstname.lastname@example.org Web-site here.
Tandridge Photographic Society
Memorial Stores has
its own web-site http://limpsfieldstores.co.uk No further information will be published on limpsfield.net
TraidCraft. Every Tuesday (in term time)
There are over 140,000 miles of footpaths in England and Wales. The RA has worked to see that these paths are recorded, open and usable. Occasionally a walker might
encounter an obstruction and the RA will sort it out if you send them precise information. Why not join? Go to www.ramblers.org.uk
Interested in some gentle cycling with
like-minded ladies? Belinda is keen to find other ladies to cycle with during the week. Rides would start from Limpsfield and travel for 7 to 15 mile.
Are you a walker?
There is a Tandridge Border Path comprising 50 miles around the boundary of Tandridge. A booklet sponsored by Tandridge DC is available from the library. It details six paths around Tatsfield, Staffhurst Wood, Dormans, Burstow, South Nutfield, Whyteleafe. It is hoped that permission can be obtained to include details on this web-site.
You might also be interested in the North Downs Ridge Circular Walks. There are six of them. Details from 01737 780176 which is a Reigate & Banstead Borough Council Help Shop.
If you want to know more about choral singing, take a look at Choral Society
- WebMag for passionate choral singers
Want to give something which won’t cost you a penny? SSAFA is a charity which helps serving
and ex-Service men, women and their families. 1-in-4 in our community would welcome some help; very often just a chat over a cup of tea. If you can spare a few hours a week and would like to know more
SSAFA received money as a result of the sales of the Gareth Malone inspirational performance with the War Wives. The
winning music was written by Paul Mealor who also composed Ubi Caritas for the 2011 Royal Wedding.
Tandridge Voluntary Service Council (TVSC) is a collection of voluntary members who provide support of many kinds. They include
firms, individuals, societies, clubs. On offer are car service, disability advice, care for the elderly. You can get cheap photocopying, laminating, security cards, word processing, OHP equipment hire etc.
Memories of Des Hickinbottom who was stationed in WWII. He gave some interesting
information about the ammunition dumps. He was billeted in Broadway, Limpsfield.