Guildford, High Street 1953

Guildford, High Street 1953

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Memories of Guildford

My First Job

Working for Thomas Wallis seen here on the left, it was a large department store selling all household goods, from tea towels to carpets and furniture. Oh how I loved my job.  In ...Read full memory

Littleton

My father was farm manager at Orange Court Farm from 1964-1967. We lived in one of the cedar wood bungalows put up in Littleton, I suspect in the early 1960s, by the More-Molyneux family ...Read full memory

A memory of Guildford by Andrew Webb

Tree Tops

I think that the "Tree Tops" kennels may now be on this site and that is where we brought our black lab "shep" from

Mom's School In Guildford

Mom's school.  My mom was called Robina James. I am her daughter Susie - Mom came to USA after the war.

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The last chapter's tour starts in Guildford, a cathedral city since 1927. Sir Edwin Maufe's dignified and apt cathedral was only completed in 1966, with much of the work dating from the period spanned by this book. The town has a superb situation on the chalk ridge, with a castle south of the High Street; the ridge is cut through by the River Wey. Many superb buildings complement the townscape, and this 1950s view looking west just before the major descent to the river valley captures some of this quality. Note the road with its stone setts rather than tarmac.

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