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.

Home

It's only roughly 1955 because we lived there from 1944 and moved to Little Bookham but I always remember Mum used to go to, as she would say, Absolems, which I remember well. I knew St Nicholas church then, we always went to ...Read full memory

The Granary

My grandfather Herbert Allen owned that building for a while - around 1920's I think - it was run for him by Denis Eaton. Dennis eventually became his son in law - he married Sylvia the 2nd youngest of 5 Allen girls - who ...Read full memory

A memory of Great Bookham

Crabtree Lane

Hi, the house in this picture is called Ralphs Cross. The road that runs up next to it is now Crabtree Lane. I lived there from 1968 until 1983, near the top, no 43, on the corner of Halepit Road. It was a nice bungalow and ...Read full memory