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Frimley Green, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Memories Of The Basingstoke Canal At Frimley Green

I have many memories of the Basingstoke Canal at Frimley Green. I used to swim next to the Kingsmead Bridge. One day I was on the parapet of the bridge, I was grabbing a branch and swinging off the bridge. The branch broke and I hit the bridge wall below. I don't remember any more ...Read full memory

After The War

I lived at 257 Frimley Green Road- where Warrens' garage now stands - 1942 to 1954. There was an air-raid shelter on the Green which we watched being demolished.  Every Nov 5th there was a gigantic bonfire on the Green, fired by paraffin donated by Percy Warren; squaddies would come down from Deepcut and add to the ...Read full memory

Shelia Wilson

I can only just remember this scene, as I was in the army awaiting a compassionate discharge. I was at Deepcut in Blackdown when I met this lovely girl called Shelia. She was very fond of horses and as I remember she was into show jumping. I was given a job at the stables. I became very friendly with her and her ...Read full memory