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 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. Other friends were Tania Morley, who was the best ballet dancer. And Caroline Hood, who I think was ...Read full memory

Penton Park Caravan Ppark

My memory of Laleham is of when my father would come and collect us for weekend visits, he would come and collect us on a Saturday, and take me and my brother to the caravan park where he lived at the time, now known as Penton Park, at the end of Mmixnams Lane. My grandad also lived there, Albert Stock. My brother ...Read full memory

A memory of Laleham by Linda Stock


As a family we used to go camping at Laleham every weekend, spring to autumn. This was from about 1950 until the mid 1960s. It was an amazing time, like most childhood memories. My nan and grandad were the Greenland family and they had their own tent. My two aunts both had tents, plus a cousin and my mum and dad and 4 kids. The ...Read full memory