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Caption for Farncombe, The River C1955: The Godalming Navigation, the extension of the Wey Navigation added in 1760-2, can be explored from Farncombe Boat House either by boat or by walking along the agreeable towpath. The boathouse is one of the last in England where you can hire a punt.

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Memories of Farncombe

After reading through all your lovely memories I am hoping somebody may remember my great grand parents and great uncle. My great grand parents were Douglas and Verena Walters who lived at 21 North Street. Their son, also named Douglas, was born in 1936. Verena died in 1942 at 21 North Street, she (...Read full memory)

Seeing this photograph made me feel as if I'd walked down this street only yesterday, when in fact the last time was well over 30 years ago now! I attended Broadwater School form 1970 - 1975, and walked home to the top of Frith Hill every day. At the time I had the hots for one of the guys that worked in Gocher's as an (...Read full memory)

I grew up in Farncombe. My grandparents lived opposite the railway station and all my other relatives lived in the village. My grandmother had worked as housekeeper to the Phillips family whose son, 'Jack', was radio operator on the Titanic. I attended the local village school and remember the toilets had no (...Read full memory)

I thought I would leave a message here also, I was a child at Ivybank Children's Home in Nightingale Lane. Sadly though I don't think it is there any longer. We were an all-girls children's home, with a range of ages from 5 years to 16 years. The home was run by Auntie Bonnie. Ivybank had a massive green front door, (...Read full memory)

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