Guildford, High Street 1953
Memories of Guildford
Both my mother and my uncle were born at my nan's house in Quarry Street. My mother was born there on 11th February 1927. My uncle was born there fourteen months prior to my mother. My nan had nine children, seven sons then two girls. I remember my great gran lived quite close. I myself was ...Read full memory
My then boyfriend worked on Saturdays selling ice creams, I used to go up there to see him and sit in the sun looking at the stunning views.
This is where my boyfriend (now husband) and I went on our first date. I was so nervous I could hardly eat a thing, I was very shy at that time. We went to the cinema after the meal to see The Yellow Rolls Royce. We married in April 1969 at All Saint's Church, Onslow Village. I worked at Thomas Wallis until it closed in 1969/70, ...Read full memory
I can happily remember the roof garden cafe, it was wonderful with frothy coffee in little glass cups, and we would sit on one of the "island's" that the stepping stones in the picyure led to. I also remember my sister Sue being about 3 or 4 and her falling in the pond head-first trying to touch the fish, Mum had to dry her out in the loo.