I have vague memories of the Polish Camp at Petworth but imagine that it was in the process of closing at the time. I would like to speak to anybody who has any recollections of the camp. Petworth is a small town with a well documented past however the history of the camp has been neglected and I feel that we are probably nearing the limit of first-hand recollections and so I would like to speak to anybody who may wish to preserve their memories of the camp. Any help greatly appreciated. Incidentally I have a rent book for the period 1949 - 1956 giving the names of all of the tenants of the camp during that period.
Hi I also a new member just got past the security today. I spent the first seven years of my life at the Petworth camp. 6 of us past residents met up for lunch recently and I am compiling a website right now. A list of tenants would be very helpful as I am trying to collect photos and contributions for my site. It is possible that we might know each other. My name is Ryszard Starzec. If yo want to discuss this further drop me a note and maybe we could exchange information. My family left the camp in June 1957.