Memories of Great Bookham

Mostyn Crabtree Lane

My maternal grandparents lived at Mostyn, Crabtree Lane. Mr & Mrs William (Bill) Jones. He was a builder; in the 1920's he worked in London and used to come down to build ...Read full memory

High Street 1960 On

I remember this shop and several others in the High Street as my Aunt and Uncle ran the green grocers further down Peterbridges, and my other Aunt ran the dress shop down ...Read full memory

Grocers Shop

This shop on the right, was first opened by my Dad's father, Henry Absalom, it was next door to a sweet shop his wife Ethel ran.  Ethel started a little shop from much ...Read full memory

Fond Memories

I grew up at No 12 Dawnay Rd and stayed here until about 1975. This picture was taken from the Dorking Road, at the time we had a shop (grocers) which was run by Harry Absolem ...Read full memory

The Kennels Is This The Site Bookham Equestrian Centre

I am pretty sure this must be along the Dorking Road looking up towards the Downs. It looks like it is on the left going up towards ...Read full memory

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Childhood Memories

My family moved to Great Bookham in 1957, and were the first owners of 1 Allen Road, part of a small Close of bungalows built by New Ideal Homes of Epsom. The 1904 ...Read full memory

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The Old Crown At Bookham 1960`S

Spent a few evenings in here. Used to meet up with my pals for a jar or two. There was Nigel Bennett, Martin & Chris Lodge, Dennis & Ken Peachey, and many others. Happy days.

The Corner

It looks to me, that this view is of Hayters shop on the corner of Church road and The Park. We lads would go in to buy sweets and stuff. The Barn Hall is opposite.

Born In Lower Shott

I have just discovered this wonderful website today and oh what memories come flooding back. I was born in Lower Shott in 1954 and lived there until I was about 23. I ...Read full memory

Does Anyone Remember A Boy ....

My dear father attended Southey Hall in, I'd imagine, the 20's and his name was John David (Arathoon) Webster. It would be a great honour to hear from anyone who might have known him or attended with him.

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