Hindhead, Woodcock Inn 1922

Hindhead, Woodcock Inn 1922

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Memories of Hindhead

Family D'hondt

My grandparents Paula and Gustave D'Hondt managed this hotel during the latter half of the 1930s till it was requisitioned by the army during the war. They then moved with some of their paying guests to Highdown, Hindhead, a ...Read full memory


My father was headmaster of an East London School when war broke out, and he and the whole school were evacuated to Marchants Hill Camp, Hindhead for the duration. He was Walter Nadal, anybody remember him?

The Undershaw Hotel

I remember having a very nice meal in the Undershaw sometime in the 1990's - it's a shame that it closed down around 2004. The house was built for Conan Doyle in 1897 and this is where he wrote "The Hound of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hindhead by A Barbar

'Goldcrest' On The A 287

I was evacuated from Battersea, South London, in 1944 to a large house named 'Goldcrest' on the Hindhead Road not far from Beacon Hill and have some happy memories of that time although as it was wartime everything ...Read full memory

A memory of Hindhead by William Heath

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