1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Laleham, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Was I There

I have a vague memory of attending Laleham Abbey convent/school. We seemed to move around quite a bit during these years. I think I might have been seven years old when I arrived at Laleham and have no idea how long I stayed. However, seeing my name, Catherine White, on the page, rather makes me believe I really was there! ...Read full memory

Northfield Rd

I moved in to Northfield Road when I was 3 months old, as I grew up I made a lot of friends, I lived there until I got married in 1976 . As a child I had so much fun there, myself and my friends used to play in the circle or we used to be in each other's houses. Life was so much simpler and they were carefree days. ...Read full memory

A memory of Laleham by Rita Thomson

1 Year At Laleham Abbey

I attended Laleham Abbey just for one year (1953 - coronation year). My surname then was Hebden. I was very shy and didn't make many friends. The one girl I do remember was an Australian whose surname was Snedden who I believe didn't go home for holidays. I also enjoyed the Corpus Christi celebration and also the time ...Read full memory