Photo of Dorking, Deepdene Avenue c.1965

Dorking, Deepdene Avenue c.1965

Neg. D45227

Memories of Dorking

Looking For My Family

Hi my name is Avril nee Watts. I was born on Jan 4th 1957 to Jean Olive Watts. Fathers name John Bayliss. I was adopted and would love to know obout my biological family, siblings ect. If anyone can shine a light on this please send a message. Thankyou Avril Armstrong lives in Canada.

A memory of Dorking by Avril Armstrong

Pepsi Cola And Merry Legs

These two ponies belonged to Dorking Riding School and they were popular characters with gentle dispositions. They retired in 1963 to good homes. Pepsi-Cola is in the foreground. I was a groom at the stables and regularly rode them around the area.

A memory of Dorking by Ann Hobley

Working For The Southern Railway Company

I started work for the first time on 31st December 1946 as a messenger in the Bridge Section of the Chief Civil Engineers Department of the Southern Railway. ...Read full memory

A memory of Dorking by John Moon

W.T.Henley Cable Manufacturing Company

I worked in the Buying sction of W. T. Henleys as a Clerk for about two years before leaving to join another cable manufactring company at Leatherhead. I remember there being a very fine staircase in the building.

A memory of Dorking by John Moon

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About this photo

Continuing along southwards we pass the Friends Provident Life Office building on the left. We then cross the main-line railway, the second of our railway stations. Opposite is Ashcombe Road and Ashcombe School.