Dorking, Deepdene Avenue c.1965

Dorking, Deepdene Avenue c.1965

Neg. D45227

Memories of Dorking

My Weekend Job

WOW, I never thought that I would see this post card again. Yes, that's me doing my weekend job as a waitress at the funky new Wimpy bar on Boxhill. My name was Vanessa Howard and I lived at Ismanola, Boxhill Road. Reputed ...Read full memory

A memory of Dorking by Vanessa Burgess

My First 9 Years

I love my home town of Dorking. I was born there in Lincoln Road in July 1939, five weeks before the start of WW2. We played in the street and used people's gate posts for rounders bases as there was not a car in sight. We ...Read full memory

A memory of Dorking by David Newman

Wedding Day

My wife and I were married in this church on the 30th March 1957. I had spent most of the first twenty five years as a Sunday School member and later as a full member of the Methodist Church.

A memory of Dorking

Working For The Southern Railway Company

I started work for the first time on 31st December 1946 as a messenger in the Bridge Section of the Chief Civil Engineers Department of the Southern Railway. Our offices were situated on the whole of ...Read full memory

A memory of Dorking by John Moon

This photo is available to buy in a range of sizes and styles, including framed and on canvas.

History

Continuing along southwards we pass the Friends Provident Life Office building on the left. We then cross the main-line railway, the second of our railway stations. Opposite is Ashcombe Road and Ashcombe School.