Abinger Hammer, The First Clock 1907
Memories of Abinger Hammer
I remember well taking the bus up from Westcott with my grandmother on a Sunday afternoon in the 1940's to have tea and cakes at Grimm's Kitchen right opposite the famous clock in Abinger Hammer .
i was born in guildford in 1986 and my parents had just taken over abinger post office and stores this is the house in the middle of the photo with all the ivy (that wasnt there in my time) the window above the shop was my parents room the spare room and the lounge are the rooms to the left. i loved living here and have (...Read full memory)
As children in the 60s we used to be taken by our grandparents to Abinger Hammer sometimes on Sunday afternoons. Even if we'd been playing on the green and messing about in the stream we had to look after our Sunday best in order to have tea later at Grimes' Kitchen. We had to have sandwiches first in (...Read full memory)