Byfleet, High Road 1951
Memories of Byfleet
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
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