Memories of Great Bookham

Lower Road

My parents were married in St Nicholas Church in 1960 - Valmai Daily (my mother) grew up at 234 Lower Road with her brother, Adrian and parents Dot and Drew. My Grandfather was a ...Read full memory

Grove Cottage Now

My husband Gerald and I moved into 1 Grove Cottage 6 years ago. We love living in a house so full of history and often try to imagine what it would have been like during the ...Read full memory

2, Grove Cottages, Leatherhead Road

My brother Ray and myself lived at this address, depicted on the right of the photograph, with our parents, Alec and Doris, known as Dot and Davie. During the ...Read full memory

Grove Cottages

I remember Grove Cottages and the families who lived in both No 1 & 2 in 1965.  My parents were friendly with the Davies in No 2 and as a teenager I visited No 1 on many ...Read full memory

The Granary

My grandfather Herbert Allen owned that building for a while - around 1920's I think - it was run for him by Denis Eaton. Dennis eventually became his son in law - he married Sylvia ...Read full memory

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Born In Lower Shott

I have just discovered this wonderful website today and oh what memories come flooding back. I was born in Lower Shott in 1954 and lived there until I was about 23. I ...Read full memory

The Webbs And The Martins

I remember this house on the right and think it was called The Grange. CORRRECTION.  It was called The Glade of course - I remember now so thank you for that, ...Read full memory

Petherbridges Greengrocers

Interesting to read the memory from Sue Rainer- Copland on Petherbridges greengrocers - my Mum worked there for many years. I can vividly remember long queues outside ...Read full memory

The Croft

This was the house of Great Aunt Kate (Kleboe) - where the local whist drives where held. My Aunt Phylis years later (1960s) had the dress shop almost next door.

Mostyn Crabtree Lane

My maternal grandparents lived at Mostyn, Crabtree Lane. Mr & Mrs William (Bill) Jones. He was a builder; in the 1920's he worked in London and used to come down to build ...Read full memory

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