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 65 photo books on Leigh and the surrounding area.

Forge Garage,Leigh Surrey.

In the Leigh Surrey Website headed "History from Parishioners" is a photo of the Forge, Leigh taken around 1900. The people in the picture from right to left are; In the doorway Mr Frank Flint who later ran the Petrol station Mr George Flint the village blacksmith who was badly kicked by a shire horse and died of ...Read full memory

A memory of Leigh by Roy Livermore

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