This site is dedicated to my dad and his family who lived and grew up in Battle and the Abbey grounds. You will find
photographs and memorabilia created and collected by my ancestors, who tended the gardens of the Abbey from the
mid 1920's to the start of WWII. After the War they continued to live in Battle and the surrounding area, up to the
All photographs were taken by members of my family unless otherwise stated.
I hope you enjoy this site and learn something about the history of this famous monument and the people who
worked in it.
If you have any memories of Battle or the Abbey, please send them to me and I will publish them here for others to
enjoy. You never know - you may even get re-united with some old friends..
The White family can be traced back to the late 1700's living in and around Battle.
In those times they lived in the Telham Road area and were General Labourers
The last living relative in Battle also lived in the very same area running a Nursery.
There are no living members of the White family in Battle today. We are not far away though and pass through on
regular basis. Each time we are reminded of our roots in this remarkable Town
The links below will guide you through the White family Battle history and later in Hastings
The White Family of Battle
My Photos from the Battle of Hastings
re-enactment 16th October 2016 - click