Leith Hill, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Fading Memories

Moving from a house made of earth and straw in Walcote to new Prefab in Dunley Way and later moving to Denbigh Place. Growing Potatoes and Marrows in the garden. Father (Norman) worked at Power Jets on secret jet engines. ...Read full memory

Church Gate (60s 70s)

My grandparents (Mousleys) lived in 38 Church Street and that was the house where my mother was brought up during the Second World War and onwards. I remember staying there as a small boy: no inside toilet, an old hand ...Read full memory

A memory of Lutterworth


My gggrandparents lived in Lutterworth in the late !800's and early 1900's. They were John and Annie Herbert. John worked at the Hind Hotel as a blacksmith and lived in Marsden Terrace. They had 5 children, one of whom was my ...Read full memory

A memory of Lutterworth by Hazel Smith