Camberley, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Camberley and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Born Next Door

I was born in the flat above the shop to the right and and just out of sight of the photograph in 1944. Home births were the norm in those days. I lived in Camberley and went to France Hill Secondary School. I remained in Camberley till 1964 by which time I had married my husband Andy who was a soldier at the R.M.A. We have ...Read full memory

The Boat House And Lodge.

My memories of the boathouse and lodge is of my grandfather, Henry Philip Husted, also know as The Admiral. He coached the Cadets rowing eight teams where they took part in the Regatta's at Henley and Marlowe. My grandmother also used to stay with him during the daytime at the lake. I often used to take walks in ...Read full memory

A memory of Camberley by Gaynor Dabner

Camberley 1945 53

To Andre Goddard. I read with interest your literary piece about Camberley. I also share many of the memories that you evoked. I lived in Obelisk Street for a year or so with my grandfather before moving to Crabtree Road. I was at the grammar school for six years before moving on and away. I have maintained contact with ...Read full memory

A memory of Camberley by David Brown