Invicta Cycles was the bike shop in the village and at the front/right of this photo - where the White/Ford/Zodiac car is. I put a deposit down on a Lilac/Pink Raleigh bike and paid some off each week from my paper round ...Read full memory
I was born in Byfleet in 1950. We lived in Binfield Road. Later I moved to the hotel that was built where the village green is now. My mother Beatrice Stenning was the housekeeper, cook, maid and everything in between. My ...Read full memory
I remember this parade of shops being built. Left to right was Ely's the greengrocers, next door was Mr Hill the butchers, then Humphries the grocer and then Ashworths the chemists. A little further on to the right was ...Read full memory
My Aunt (Grandmothers sister) lived here immediately on the LEFT of this photo at "Ardwyn" in the High Road, opposite the entrance to the Village Hall car park in 1950s/1960s. Her husband was Fred Bowey and one of their ...Read full memory
The Plough my Grandad's (Jack Bartram) favourite watering hole, Granny claimed that with the money he spent there it should have belonged to the family. Landlord in those days was Mr Henry Castleman. The bay on the ...Read full memory
I grew up in Bristol for the first 5 years of my life, then moved to Byfleet, and lived there for a short time until I was 10. We emigrated to the states because my Dad, who ...Read full memory
I joined the retained Fire Brigade, National Fire Service at this Station in 1946 aged 16. The old building is still standing but in need of some TLC, the old hose drying tower can still be seen in this picture, but has ...Read full memory
I was born in 1944. My father was the village doctor as his father had been before. We lived in Granville House, which formed one junction of the road with Clock House and the Blue Anchor, famous for the murder of the landlord some ...Read full memory
I lived in Petersham Avenue, Byfleet, name June Bartram. We used to look over at the race track. I went to St Mary's School. There were two Miss Evans teachers. I was married at the Methodist church in 1949, 60 years ...Read full memory
I was born in Victoria Hospital, Woking in 1958. My first home was Tewkesbury Close, then Chertsey Road. My grandparents owned the BP garage in Chertsey Road and Berrys Lane was named after them - my family name. I went to ...Read full memory
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