Great Bookham, Downsway c.1955

Great Bookham, Downsway c.1955

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Memories of Great Bookham

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

Where I Lived

I lived in Lower Shott from my birth in 1968 until I got married in 1994, my parents Pam and Tony Read lived here until 2010 when they moved down to Felpham. My Mum was born in Bookham and lived down Keswick Road, my ...Read full memory

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