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Memories of Byfleet

Fun In The Boats

I can remember when I was in my teens, myself and a group of friends would hire the boats from the boat house and row all afternoon on Sundays, we had loads of fun up and down the ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Christine Woodruff

Candy Corner

I can remember Candy Corner, in the 1960s we would all gather outside this shop to decide what we would do with our day, it was such a lovely little sweet shop, my father in law used to buy 'Walnut Whips' in there on Sundays for my mother in law (that looks like his bike outside the shop)!!

A memory of Byfleet by Christine Woodruff

Top Of Our Road

I remember this parade of shops being built. Left to right was Ely's the greengrocers, next door was Mr Hill the butchers, then Humphries the grocer and then Ashworths the chemists. ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Peter Hancocks

Freelands Ironmongers Shop

I remember the shop where you could buy anything from and pound of nails, a gallon of Parafin, to a Ladies or Gents Raleigh Bicycle. Behind the shop was the local ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Peter Hancocks

Fish And Chips

On the far right of the picture is Reg. White's Vauxhall (Victor?), parked in front of his fish and chip shop. He and his wife Peg., produced some of the best 'health food' in the business! I used to wash and polish his car every Saturday morning for 2/6d.

A memory of Byfleet by David Bonsall

Conker Arch

We used to live at 96, Church Road where I lived as a youngster between 1956 and circa 1962 when our family moved to a new house in New Haw. I was 11 years old when we moved there from ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Derek Russel

Graham's Dad

Plough Corner always makes me smile, remembering the floods in the 1960s, Byfleet was cut off everywhere except where I lived in the Dawson Road end. My boyfriend lived in Rectory Lane. ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Christine Woodruff

The Plough In The 1930''S 40''S

The Plough my Grandad's (Jack Bartram) favourite watering hole, Granny claimed that with the money he spent there it should have belonged to the family. Landlord in ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Peter Hancocks

Wisley To Byfleet Walking Along The Towpath

My memories of Byfleet are of walking along the towpath from Wisley to Byfleet when weather was nice in summer. My mum and dad and myself as a child used to walk it quite often, and I remember the shops there.

A memory of Byfleet by Carol Woolhead

Lloyds Bank Manager

Thinking of Lloyds Bank I wonder if anyone remembers the uncle from 'Only Fools and Horses', he was the bank manager at Lloyds in Byfleet, in more recent years (1970s) he would ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Christine Woodruff

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