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.

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

Childhood In The 1960s Early 1970s

I remember Beech Hill very well as I lived over Glayshers Hill from 1958 when I was 2 years old - we couldn't get up the hill in the winters back then and my dad would spend ages trying to get to work. We spent our childhood playing over Arford Common and the big old house at the top of the hill that ...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