Egham, Bell Weir Lock 1907
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Memories of Egham
I was approximately 4 when I moved to Egham, after my Dad left the RN. We moved in to a flat above my Grandparents bakery. This was next door to a Butchers which was next to a florist, which was on a corner. Later we moved to Park Road a little semi that needed lots of things doing, kitchen rather than a scullery and a (...Read full memory)
I remember the lovely fresh bread smell from Aldridges the bakery at the Triagle, the Grove Fish and Chip shop's marvellous rock salmon and chips cooked in beef dripping of course, Killips department store's dumb waiter, learning to dance at the Victor Sylvestor dance school above the Odeon cinema, attending 'Boy Meets Girl' (...Read full memory)
I was born in 1960 in Delham Ave and grew up at 1 the Crescent with my two brothers and sister. My father, Ronald Wykes, took the steam train to Waterloo each day as he was a banker in the city. After he retired he took up a strong interest in local history by chairing the Egham Historical Society. Egham station, had a (...Read full memory)
The text to the Egham photographs calls Egham uninspiring. What it may lack in architectural merit (although there are gems if you look closely, perhaps an architect would care to enlighten the readers) is more than made up for by its place in history as the location for the signing of the Magna Carta by King John in 1215. This (...Read full memory)