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.

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

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

Visiting Fona

Most Saturdays my sister Anita and I used to travel on the bus from Bordon to the bus stop in this picture, (at 8 years old I thought I was very grown up) where we would get off the bus to visit our Godmother, Fona, in a little black house just around the corner from the one in the picture. I remember the houses being a ...Read full memory