Merrow, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Merrow and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

The Shops At Merrow

I remember these shops well as my family moved into the 'new' council houses in 1952 when Bushy Hill estate was still being developed. From the left, the bright red letterbox which was always regularly painted, then the first shop was a confectioners - maybe also a newsagent/tobacconist - and also a small post office counter at the ...Read full memory

A memory of Merrow by sandra

St Johns School Merrow Street

I remember this well as I started here in 1953. It was in Merrow Street (on the site of the new school) had a solid flint fascia and the main curved archway at the front of the school which boasted 'the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom'. This was almost scary on the first day at school! At the front ...Read full memory

A memory of Merrow by sandra

Merrow Hall

I remember the village hall at Merrow. I would have been seven; we lived in Merrow St, No.1 Alma Cottages opposite Great Goodwin Farm from 1945 to 1956. Dad used to take us, my two brothers and sister to the hall on Sundays where we had to stay outside in the garden and we would have lemomade and play. Great memories of my ...Read full memory

A memory of Merrow by Frank Ayling