Bagshot, Viaduct 1901

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Caption for Bagshot, Viaduct 1901: Children idly watch the photographer - and each other - from either side of the road, and wagons stand under one of the arches in Kemp and Sons' yard. On the extreme left is Peel House, built in 1851 and once the police station.

An extract from Surrey.

Memories of Bagshot


I was born at the Duchess of Connaught Nursing Home in Bagshot in 1943 and my Mother remembered my Father paying a quick visit and being told off for hanging his Army coat on the door!

I was born on the 5th January 1948 in the Duchess of Connaught Nursing Home, Bagshot, evidently I was the only girl in a room full of boys.

My dad, Eric Berry, used to clip this hedge - BY HAND! When we're little, things always seem bigger than they really are, but my recollections of watching my Dad clip this hedge on the days he did the gardening at St Anne's church, were pretty accurate. It really is as big as I remember! I also recall going (...Read full memory)

how many people remember the good old Bird In Hand pub on London road of Bagshot its was opposite the new waitrose store. well folks next year in 2017 it will be turned into costa coffee drive through. does anyone have fond memories .managed to take a recent photo of the old bird in hand

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Caption for Bagshot, Viaduct 1901: Children idly watch the photographer - and each other - from either side of the road, and wagons stand under one of the arches in Kemp and Sons' yard. On the extreme left is Peel House, built in 1851 and once the police station.

An extract from Surrey.

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