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Godalming, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Great Grandfather

My great-grandfather was a swimming instructor at Charterhouse. He lived in the last (?) house on the right, just before the lane leading to Charterhouse. The swimming pool was directly behind the back garden. Before this was built they used to swim in the River Wey which was accessed by a path opposite the lane. The ...Read full memory

A memory of Godalming by John Dean

My Grandmother

My grandmother lived in Godalming at 20 Pound Lane, her name Annie Winter. She used to work in the Milk Bar in the High Street with a lady named Mrs Margaret Barnes. She did not die until 1977 and is buried alongside her husband Thomas Winter in Eashing Lane cemetery. She was a member of the deaf club. She had friends all over the place near to Godalming. Does anyone remember her? Margaret Finch

Godalming 1947 1965

My first memories relate to living opposite the Church of St Peter and St Paul. Cubs up Charterhouse Rd with Miss Alden and later with Mr Keen or Kean (who worked for Gochers) as Scout Master. Then, the choir at the age of seven. The Rev'd Oldham was the Vicar. WWL Baker the Organist. My introduction to Church music and ...Read full memory

A memory of Godalming by John Carter