Doreen, whose father was Frederick Lawrence, has recently been in touch with me providing information on some of the photos already on the site.

She has also sent me some of her photos that have a Bodiam connection.

This photo is of Doreen's paternal grandparents Jesse Lawrence and Sarah Bull

Doreen's mother, Victoria Mary Lawrence

Doreen's father, Frederick Thomas Lawrence cutting hops

Doreen with her father, Frederick Lawrence

Frederick Lawrence with sheep.

Doreen holding the horse with her fathers niece, Doris, sitting on the horse's back

Staff at the Castle Hotel in the late 1940/early1950s.

From left to right
: 1 Ernie Southurst
; 2 Reg, unknown Surname; 3 Mrs Piper (husband Frank); 4 Hettie Larkin; 5 Mrs Victoria Lawrence;
6 Len Johnson; 7 Phyllis Fuller; 8 Unknown;  9  Molly Southurst; 10 Unknown Sister; 11 Mrs Johnson; 12 Unknown

Doreen, Win, Don and David Lawrence

Leslie, Doreen's husband painting the windows of their house.

Veronica, Doreen's daughter in the hop garden during hop picking.