Farnham, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Farnham

My great aunt Carrie (Wills) was born in Farnham and lived at No1 Bratton Villas all her life.  Her father worked as a carriage upholsterer and all the children were born in the house, which was a small 2/3 bedroomed terrace.  When I was a child we always visited to watch the airshow.  She had a range and a scullery and ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnham by oakley347

Born In Farnham

I was born in Farnham, actually Lavender Cottage, Rowledge, a nursing home I believe, in 1944 and my family lived at Thorndhu (now no. 8 I think) Broomleaf Road backing onto the railway line. My mother and brother lived there during the Second World War and an air raid shelter was built in the back garden. I now live in ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnham by Wendy Cowen

Location Of Farnham Streets

My mother went to St Polycarps school from 1913 to 1914. The address I was able to find from the schools archives where they lived was firstly at Beech Villas, Park Rd, Farnham and then Figgs Yard, Long Garden Walk. I would dearly love information on Figgs Yard and if known, some photos of both addresses. Before I ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnham by Margaret Hughes