Headley Down, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Headley Down In My Youth

I remember Headley Down so very well in the war days, Wilsons shop and post office, Weavers bakery, the barber, Miss Farrant her cart and donkey, houses like Stagsdene long gone. Hardly a house on the Down when I was a lad, no roads, just negotiable tracks, Beech Hill club. Reg Obrien's coal business and the ...Read full memory

A memory of Headley Down by kennys1933

Cold Mornings

I can remember walking up this lane to my older sister's house on many a freezing cold winter morning at 6 o'clock in the morning as myself and 2 other sisters had to ge the bus to school, but dear Mom had to be in work for 7o'clock, so we stayed at big sister's house. How come I can only remember the horrid mornings, rain, wind, and the horrid snowy days, and so dark as well.

Remembering Friends

I was born in Haselmere and lived in Grayshott. I remember the great times we had as children. Going to the seaside in Brighton with the Cherry family on the motorcycle and side car. Spending time with Nanny Doran from Glen Rd. It was such a wonderful village, we lived on Beech Hanger Rd. I went to school with Susan ...Read full memory