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Buckwell's grocer on north street

On 21 Apr 2013 at 8:13pm Ron Buckwell wrote:
Looking for any info or memories on buckwells fruit n veg grocers on north street. I'm related and would appreciate any info. Thanks.
Ron Buckwell.
On 22 Apr 2013 at 1:12am Rookie wrote:
I lived a few doors away when I was a kid. I can just about remember his place. It wasn't really a "shop". It was just a lock up, or maybe an archway. He used to stand outside our front room window listening to the racing and news on our wireless while watching his shop.
On 22 Apr 2013 at 8:10am Pete wrote:
Aah, them were the days, it's a real shame that we can't have that kind of civility and community spirit restored here in Lewes. Happy St. George's day for tomorrow, everyone must aim to make at least one person happy, even if it's just a smile....
On 22 Apr 2013 at 7:42pm Ron wrote:
That's brilliant. Anything else?
Thanks for reply
On 23 Apr 2013 at 11:37am Rookie wrote:
I can't remember much else. I was only 6 or 7 years old when that whole part of the street was demolished. He used to wear a hat all the time. Maybe a Trilby.
I do remember another kid, who still lives local, nicking a handful of peas in pods as a dare when his back was turned.
On 23 Apr 2013 at 6:47pm Clifford wrote:
It would be nice to see more stories like this on here - once they're lost, they're lost, but these are the things that make up our everyday lives more than what politicians say or do.
On 2 May 2013 at 4:13pm tony fuller wrote:
only just read forum the grocers name was ike buckwell, i knew him as he was
my cousins granddad geoff buckwell.he used to have a drink in the blacksmiths
arms which was almost next door to his grocers under neath the arches in north
street. hope this is helpfull.
On 23 Jul 2015 at 8:47pm Noelle Woodward wrote:
Ike is my great granddad ! my dad (Edward keith buckwell) remembers visiting Ruth and Fred, Ike lived with them,( his auntie and uncle with their daughter Doreen) any further info will be helpful, doing our family tree , thanks noelle

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