1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Memories of Locksbottom

The Awakening

On the right of the photograph the second shop belonged to Arthur Sansom, the Newsagents and Confectioners. It has a sign board above the shop front: PICTURE POST. In the Easter holidays of 1959 at the age of 14½, I took my first paid job. I became a newspaper girl in Locks Bottom, Farnborough, Kent, for Arthur Sansom the ...Read full memory

A memory of Locksbottom

An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.

You've shared 65188 memories of 32705 towns & villages, right across the UK!

So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.

Keep them coming!

Start Now

It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history & people?