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

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

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

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

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

Weddings

My grandmother was married here, as were my parents and then, as was I. I was also christened here by Reverend (later Canon) Edwards, - Rev Ed to most people who knew him, I believe!

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

December 24

My parents, Rose Marston and Roy Sopp were married in this church! I have the wedding photo of them standing in the side entrance.

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

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