Fletching is north east of Newick, next to Sheffield Park. This is a
Google maps. The photos on Google are only of Sheffield Park and none of
the village, but you can use Street View to see what it is like. When I did this,
I started north of the villagea and it seemed funny travelling down leafy lanes with
the words "High Street" written on the road. There is short article on
There are several photos on the Geograph site.
I am still researching the Westons of Newick and Fletching, it isn't
easy once you get back before 1800. As I discover where people lived I hope
to add anotated pins to the map to show the locations. This will be an on
going project, but here is the empty map to start with.
are from © OpenStreetMap
contributors and so subject to their terms. You can click the
image for a larger version, use your browser's back button to return here.
I may have to change the map if I find ancestors living in
the outlying areas.
In the woods of the grounds of Sheffield Park is a clearing with a
grey oval in it. Openstreet map doesn't identify this, however far you zoom in,
but if you use Google Map's satellite view, it looks to me like a cricket
ground. [back to Newick]