Chelsham, Surrey

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Chelsham, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Chelsham

Historic Maps of Chelsham and the local area.

Memories of Chelsham
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Read and share your memories of Chelsham itself or of a particular photo of Chelsham.

I wanted to ask if anyone can recall the gravel pits that existed at Worms Heath near Chelsham, I’m sure that they were operated by a company named Hoveringham, they used orange Foden trucks. I lived in Selsdon during the 1970’s and went to school at Riddlesdown, some weekends a pal and I would cycle to Worms Heath (...Read full memory)

Charlotte Gibson was born in the middle cottage in 1846. Her father was Joseph Gibson a farm labourer. In 1876 Charlotte had an illegitimate son Joshua whilst in the Bletchingley Union Workhouse - Joshua was my grandfather. I recently took my granddaughters to visit the area and these cottages have all been converted into a (...Read full memory)