Farnham, The Spinning Wheel 1913

Farnham, The Spinning Wheel 1913

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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.

Memories of Farnham

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 family and is based on actual events. It is packed with interesting, historical facts about Farnham.

A memory of Farnham by Sarah Lysaght

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. She would bind them into small bunches, with leaves around, and tie them carefully with ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnham by Raela Croft

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

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

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