Great Bookham, St Nicholas' Parish Church c.1955
Memories of Great Bookham, St Nicholas' Parish Church c1955
My grandmother was married here, as were my parents and then, as was I. I was also christened here by Reverend (later Canon) Edwards, - Rev Ed to most people who knew him, I believe!
My parents, Rose Marston and Roy Sopp were married in this church! I have the wedding photo of them standing in the side entrance.
Memories of Great Bookham
My dear father attended Southey Hall in, I'd imagine, the 20's and his name was John David (Arathoon) Webster. It would be a great honour to hear from anyone who might have known him or attended with him.
Wasn't this at one time a butchers and then later became the Ironmongers owned by the Cordingley family? I am talking about the early 1900's and am not quite old enough to remember that.
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 mum to get some cheese, I think it was from Mr Absaloms, and bursting into tears because everyone ...Read full memory
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 church. I had friends down the Lower Road where we lived. I went to St Nicholas School. Would you know Gillian Lee or Gillian Longhurst? It would be good to get in touch.