Memories of Great Bookham

Crabtree Lane

Hi, the house in this picture is called Ralphs Cross. The road that runs up next to it is now Crabtree Lane. I lived there from 1968 until 1983, near the top, no 43, on the corner ...Read full memory

Beckley Parade

This view from Downs Way shows Beckley Parade and my uncle's shop which was next to the houses, the first house belonged to Councillor Turville Kill. My uncle's shop was a ...Read full memory

High Street 1960 On

I remember this shop and several others in the High Street as my Aunt and Uncle ran the green grocers further down Peterbridges, and my other Aunt ran the dress shop down ...Read full memory

The Kennels Is This The Site Bookham Equestrian Centre

I am pretty sure this must be along the Dorking Road looking up towards the Downs. It looks like it is on the left going up towards Polesdon ...Read full memory

A memory of Great Bookham

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

Childhood Memories

My family moved to Great Bookham in 1957, and were the first owners of 1 Allen Road, part of a small Close of bungalows built by New Ideal Homes of Epsom. The 1904 photograph ...Read full memory

A memory of Great Bookham by Joy Davis

My Home

I lived with my parents and brother, Ray, at the top of the High Street at 2, Grove Cottages, Leatherhead Road.  I lived there until I married Jean Rumming from Hersham, Surrey in ...Read full memory

Bookham Cottage

The fence on the right is the end of the boundary of Bookham Cottage.  This was a pretty cottage-style house set well back from the road.  In the late 1920s it was ...Read full memory

Home

It's only roughly 1955 because we lived there from 1944 and moved to Little Bookham but I always remember Mum used to go to, as she would say, Absolems, which I remember well. I knew St ...Read full memory

My Dad's Shop

My Dad ran a grocers shop in this parade in the 60's.

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