Old Maps of Effingham

Historic Maps of Effingham and the local area.

I grew up in Surrey Gardens, first at "Ceuta", then at White Croft. My father, Mr Crump, purchased the plot of land beside the footpath and the house was built 1947/8. During my childhood, Surrey Gardens was a rough road with many potholes, and our fathers became expert at mending our bicycles. The (...Read full memory)

I was sent to St Teresas in the 60's as my aunt (Joan Turner nee Kleboe) had been amongst the very first students before the war. A beautiful building surrounded by large lawns & gardens, approached from either Effingham village or Dorking. We wore heavy green Harris tweed uniforms with po hats in the winter (...Read full memory)