Old Maps of Dorney

Historic Maps of Dorney and the local area.

Memories of Dorney

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The is the church I was baptised in. As I child I used to go bell ringing here (St James the Less).  We used to climb up the very narrow stairwell being very careful not to slip. Every week we used to practise. There were six bells and I used to ring No.4.  Our teacher would stress to us not to break the stay as it was very (...Read full memory)

My friend Jean and I used to pick wild violets in the wood just along the towpath on the right hand side of this picture.  The wood was a carpet of yellow celandines in Spring and the scent from the wild violets was reward in itself.  We lived in Dorney Reach so most of our childhood was spent by the river Thames. (...Read full memory)