Farnham, The Spinning Wheel 1913

Memories of Farnham

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 ...Read full memory

Buy My Lily Of The Valley.

On one day of the year, through the forties and probably the fifties, my grandmother Ethel Glazier, would pick all the lily of the valley she had, in a square bed about three foot square, in her back garden in Rowledge. ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnham by Raela Croft

Above The Fish Shop

My great grandfather, Edwin Clarke, lived and worked here until his death in 1950. He was a fishmonger for over 50 years. I have written a book called 37 Downing Street - A Farnham family saga. It is about Edwin and his ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnham by Sarah Lysaght

Elmsleigh School St Polycarp School

Born in Aldershot in 1939 my father worked for a builder in Farnborough, Chuter, and eventually moved to a rented house on Folly Hill. I initially went to St Polycarp but moved to Elmsleigh where both myself ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnham by Mike Archdeacon
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History

In the main street of The Borough, and facing on to Castle Street as it runs up to the south side of the castle, this early 17th-century, half-timbered building with its complex pattern of quatrefoils and three oriel windows would seem to provide ideal accommodation for an antiques business. No doubt the veteran motorcycle parked on its stand outside would certainly, these days, fetch a considerable sum if offered for sale inside this establishment.

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