“Little Hell Village against Rector.”
A story about the village of Falmer from the Daily Herald published on 5th September 1949.
Burial in Falmer Cemetery of the last Farmer at Lower Bevendean, Frank Allcorn and his wife Lucy.
The first library for Moulsecombe was in Moulsecombe Place and opened in December 1929. The present library was opened on 13 March 1964.
Charles Tuppen was at one time the Shepherd for Steyning Beard at Bevendean near Brighton.
He died at Glynde and was buried there on 11 October 1915 at the age of 89 years.
Norman Allcorn writes about his father Jack Allcorn, who he believes was a member of an auxiliary unit during World War Two.
Plans were first drawn up in 1934 for a Public Hall at Moulsecoomb. The site chosen was adjacent to the Lewes Road, and Moulsecoomb Place.
Bevendean School Class Photograph from 1978. Andrew Crook contacted the website and sent a photograph of Miss Dawes class at Bevendean School.
Richard Rann lived at Bevendean Farm in the 1850s and 1860s. Diane Rann wrote to say that she was trying to find Richard’s wife, Sally’s, maiden name.
|Andrew Whitehead remembers working at Bevendean Hospital as an Auxiliary nurse between 1971 and 1973.|
|Robert Brown has happy memories of working at Bevendean Hospital.|
|The Lewes Road runs from the Level to Falmer Hill by Stanmer Park. Photographs from 1885 to the 21st century.|
|Connor Luxford sent a photograph of his fathers class at Bevendean School and asked; 'When was the photograph taken?'|
|Plans for a proposed Canal from Lewes to Brighton passing close to Bevendean Farm in 1825.|
|Falmer Village Church of England School. Robert Staten's maternal great grandmother was the Falmer village school mistress at the turn of the 20th century.|
Bevendean Hospital was built on 10 acres of land adjacent to Bevendean Road starting in 1881. It finally closed in 1990 and most of the site is now occupied by houses.
|Information from Philip West.|
Recollections of T H W Pelham Christmas 1913.
Clearing Explosives at Falmer after WW2.
Black Lamb taken to church.
|Artwork by Walter & Zoniel connecting Moulsecoomb & Bevendean with the Fabrica Gallery, Duke Street in July 2020.|
Aerial photographs of Artwork and South Moulsecoomb have now been added to the web pages.
|Geophysical Survey of Farm Green in Bevendean undertaken by the Brighton and Hove Archaeological Society in October 2019.|
|A photograph of St Andrews Church in 1938 can now be found on the first page relating to St Andrews Church at Moulsecombe.|
Newspaper Articles relating to St Andrews Church and the Parish of Moulsecombe.
|The ARP Shelter at Downs Junior School in Ditchling Road has been refurbished and is open to visitors on some weekends during the year.|
More Peoples Stories from World War 2.
Air Raid Precautions in Bevendean & Moulsecombe in World War 2.
Building St Andrews Church and Hall, plans and photographs from 1922 to 1958.
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.
Press release: Action for Bevendean Community - ABC, wins £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund support for local History Project!