Dorking, Deepdene Avenue c.1965

Dorking, Deepdene Avenue c.1965

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Memories of Dorking

Working For The Southern Railway Company

I started work for the first time on 31st December 1946 as a messenger in the Bridge Section of the Chief Civil Engineers Department of the Southern Railway. ...Read full memory

A memory of Dorking by John Moon

My First 9 Years

I love my home town of Dorking. I was born there in Lincoln Road in July 1939, five weeks before the start of WW2. We played in the street and used people's gate posts for rounders ...Read full memory

A memory of Dorking by David Newman

My First Home

The first house on the left of this picture was my home from 1942, when I was born in the hospital across the road, until 1960. Next door was Miss Colvins Antiques Shop and on the other side was Barrington House that was on the corner of Barrington Road and the Horsham road.

A memory of Dorking

W.T.Henley Cable Manufacturing Company

I worked in the Buying sction of W. T. Henleys as a Clerk for about two years before leaving to join another cable manufactring company at Leatherhead. I remember there being a very fine staircase in the building.

A memory of Dorking by John Moon

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Continuing along southwards we pass the Friends Provident Life Office building on the left. We then cross the main-line railway, the second of our railway stations. Opposite is Ashcombe Road and Ashcombe School.

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