Leigh, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Leigh

Browse 62 photo books on Leigh and the surrounding area.

Rifleman William Winkworth Leigh Church War Memorial

The last name on the World War 1 memorial in Leigh Church is Rifleman William Winkworth. Mr Winkworth from Ashford in Kent was for a time a baker at Dawes Green ,Leigh. He married Bessie Lemmon and for a while just before WW1 lived in the Old Shepherds Cottage, Tapners Road Leigh. Mr ...Read full memory

A memory of Leigh by Roy Livermore

Leigh School

My sister and I used to spend every summer in Leigh, so much so that we even attended the School. I think it helped that our granny was Mrs Faulkner (Dorothy)the Infant school teacher. Grampy was Sandy, our mum Jean was born and brought up in or very near Leigh. Till she met dad, they married at Leigh church and moved to London. ...Read full memory

A memory of Leigh by anne_54

Forge Cottage And Forge Garage,Leigh.

My great grandfather was the village blacksmith from the 1870's until his death in Dec 1909. In 1925 my grandfather, Mr F G Flint, changed the blacksmiths to a small garage and Petrol station, he also ran a taxi service. He lived in the Forge Cottage adjoining the garage. During the second world war when ...Read full memory

A memory of Leigh by Roy Livermore