Laleham, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Laleham Ghost

I was sitting on the riverbank seat at the end of Blacksmiths Lane with another girl and three boys, we were laughing and chatting one summer evening at about 8pm. Suddenly and simultaneously, we saw a hooded monk like figure ...Read full memory

A memory of Laleham by Susan Baker

Laleham Abbey

I attended Laleham Abbey when I was 7 or 8 so that would put it c1953. I remember bonfire night on November 5 and eating hot potatoes, the nuns reading us Winnie the Pooh at bedtime, lining up for the cod liver oil and malt on a ...Read full memory

Laleham Abbey School

I was a pupil for two years at Laleham Abbey. My maiden name being, Elsa-Marie Burberry - Elsa. I was friends with Phyllis Baker who I remember as having beautiful auburn-red hair and who I think came from Totteridge. ...Read full memory