Godalming, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Phillips Memorial

I worked at Smiths Industries and when it was nice weather some of the other girls and I would take our lunch and sit in by the fish pond. I often wonder what happened to the others when Smiths moved. It was previously Waymouth Gauges near Godalming Station.

A memory of Godalming by Mary Hartnett

The Park. (The Phillips Memorial )

I lived in Hurtmore for many years. I remember this 'Park' which is in fact 'The Phillip's Memorial', in memory of the wireless operator on the Titanic. He lived in Farncombe I believe. Anyway, this memorial has been lovingly restored. A good thing too ! It was sadly neglected back in the sixties. Nice ...Read full memory

A memory of Godalming by Anne Docherty

Peperharrow Rd

I was born in Peperharrow Road in 1935 and still have two sisters living in the house where I was born. I went to Meadrow Central School. I swam in the Ginny, 'played' and grew up in the Charterhouse grounds and Milton's woods. I was a Junior member of Godalming Angling Society and spent many happy hours, fishing the Wey and ...Read full memory