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 1945 To 1965

So many memories of Farnham. Although I was born in Aldershot much of our shopping was done in Farnham. I recall the joys of the Christmas card display in a basement below the stationers that was under the colonnade. My first dancing class was held in the practice room of the Castle theatre - always we liked to dance to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnham by Bronwen Tickner

Clare Park School

I am Leslie Harlan Bourgoin, and I remember changing at the Farnham train station each morning to board the school coach bound for Clare Park. My sister Mary Lynn and I were American girls who lived in Farnborough in the early 1960's while our father was a USAF exchange officer there. My parents were Gene and Jean Harlan. We ...Read full memory

Happiness

I was born in Frensham, but moved to Farnham when aged about 5 yrs. My father was a master Taylor (Lee) & had his business at No.15 Downing Street, as did his father before him - it is now an Estate Agents. I went to St Polycarps school, then Elmsleigh, the later situated near Farnham station. Following schooling I went into ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnham by Brenda Watters