My grandmother, Beatrice Lay, lived in Byfleet during the 1940s and up to her death in 1998, only ever moving as far as West Byfleet; my mother, Cynthia Lay, was ...Read full memory
On the far right of the picture is Reg. White's Vauxhall (Victor?), parked in front of his fish and chip shop. He and his wife Peg., produced some of the best 'health food' in the business! I used to wash and polish his car every Saturday morning for 2/6d.
The Blue Anchor, scene of the murder of Mr Jones, the landlord, was poisoned by Pierre Vaquier who was having an affair with Mr Jones' wife. Vaquier purchased the poison in London and ...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
We used to live at 96, Church Road where I lived as a youngster between 1956 and circa 1962 when our family moved to a new house in New Haw. I was 11 years old when we moved there from ...Read full memory
I can remember living at No. 25 Dawson Road from when I was 6 months old until I married my husband in 1970. In 1955 going to Byfleet County Primary School, the school was new then and it ...Read full memory
Invicta Cycles was the bike shop in the village and at the front/right of this photo - where the White/Ford/Zodiac car is. I put a deposit down on a Lilac/Pink Raleigh bike and paid some ...Read full memory
I can remember when I was in my teens, myself and a group of friends would hire the boats from the boat house and row all afternoon on Sundays, we had loads of fun up and down the ...Read full memory
This used to be the entrance to Brooklands and we used to run up and down the batter (sic) during some of the races. Foolish bravuro. Our family name was Griffiths and this was our ...Read full memory
Thinking of Lloyds Bank I wonder if anyone remembers the uncle from 'Only Fools and Horses', he was the bank manager at Lloyds in Byfleet, in more recent years (1970s) he would ...Read full memory
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