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2022: Just for fun - some more random questions on Cuckfield History (2)

Updated: Dec 27, 2022

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1.. Henry Kingsley (brother of Charles) was a popular Victorian novelist whose name was later given to the High Street property he lived in during his final years. What was the former name of this Jacobean house?

A. Northern Breach

B. Junipers

C. Attrees

D. No. 7 High Street


2. In 1914 The Queen’s Hall was converted into a temporary hospital for wounded soldiers. What nationality was its first and majority intake?

A. French

B. Belgian

C. Canadian

D. Australian


3. Until 1888 The Petty Sessional Court (for trying local, generally ‘petty’ cases) was located on the first floor of….

A. The Ship

B. The Rose and Crown

C. The Wheatsheaf

D. The Kings Head

E. The Talbot


4. Where in Cuckfield was this 1926 photograph taken?





5. As far as we know, only one case of murder has been recorded in Cuckfield (in 1869). Where was the body of the victim found?

A. Collins Pond (Brook Street)

B. Little London Lane

C. Whiteman's Green

D. Newbury Pond


 

Answers to quiz 2


1.. Henry Kingsley (brother of Charles) was a popular Victorian novelist whose name was later given to the High Street property he lived in during his final years. What was the former name of this Jacobean house?

C. Attrees


2. In 1914 The Queen’s Hall was converted into a temporary hospital for wounded soldiers. What nationality was its first and majority intake?

B. Belgian


3. Until 1888 The Petty Sessional Court (for trying local, generally ‘petty’ cases) was located on the first floor of:

E. The Talbot


4. Where in Cuckfield was this 1926 photograph taken?

Glebe Road


5. As far as we know, only one case of murder has been recorded in Cuckfield (in 1869). Where was the body of the victim found?

D. Newbury Pond


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