Memories of 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
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
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
Hi my name is Noreen and I lived in Farnham for quite a few years. I was actually born in Ash. As you go past the library, from the town centre, there used to be a private school called St Christopher, where I worked for a good few years. I started as washer up but progressed to main chef. Sadly the school closed in 1999. I had many happy memories of Farnham and working there.