Great Bookham, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Born In Lower Shott

I have just discovered this wonderful website today and oh what memories come flooding back. I was born in Lower Shott in 1954 and lived there until I was about 23. I remember these shops so well. Being sent by my ...Read full memory

Grocers Shop

This shop on the right, was first opened by my Dad's father, Henry Absalom, it was next door to a sweet shop his wife Ethel ran.  Ethel started a little shop from much further down the High Street during the 2nd World ...Read full memory

Petherbridges Greengrocers

Interesting to read the memory from Sue Rainer- Copland on Petherbridges greengrocers - my Mum worked there for many years. I can vividly remember long queues outside the door on many, many occasions. Above ...Read full memory