Byfleet Village Hall, used as a Civic Restaurant during WWII, a good meal could be purchased for a shilling in those days of rationing and food shortage. A shilling would be about five new pence in todays currency
I grew up in Bristol for the first 5 years of my life, then moved to Byfleet, and lived there for a short time until I was 10. ...Read full memory
I was born in 1944. My father was the village doctor as his father had been before. We lived in Granville House, which formed one junction of the road with Clock House and the Blue Anchor, ...Read full memory
I was born in Byfleet in 1950. We lived in Binfield Road. Later I moved to the hotel that was built where the village green is now. My mother Beatrice Stenning was the housekeeper, ...Read full memory
I also remember Mr. Hill as I used to catch the bus every Saturday morning from West Weybridge station, where I lived, to collect the Sunday joint (of meat!!) that my mother had ...Read full memory
We moved to Byfleet as my father Russell Ford worked at Vickers Armstronges. We lived in Hart Road, that's myself being Diana, brother Nigel and sisters Susan and Rosemarie. I ...Read full memory
On the 1st May 1965 I was married to Jacqueline Bennet at St.Marys church, we then had our wedding reception at the Blue Anchor Public House. We both grew up in the village and ...Read full memory
I can remember shopping with my mother at Mr Hill's shop until sometime in the 1970s. We believe that he was one of the last butchers to wrap the meat in newspaper and to have sawdust on the shop floor.
Plough Corner always makes me smile, remembering the floods in the 1960s, Byfleet was cut off everywhere except where I lived in the Dawson Road end. My boyfriend lived in Rectory Lane. ...Read full memory
I had my first bike from the bike shop in Byfleet. First I rode around on a second hand bike which was just a bit too big for me and I rode it up and down Rutson Road and Unwin Avenue (I ...Read full memory
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