Historic Maps of Godalming and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.
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I lived my early years in Godalming, in a small house opposite the Salvation Army Hall in Mint Street. In the 1930s we moved to Peperharow Road. My father Ernest Covey was the Steward of Brookhall, Charterhouse for a number of years. I went into the Royal Engineers in 1937, as a Boy Soldier. I learned to swim in the Ginny and (...Read full memory)
A deleted memory from Philip Le Houx of this site (formerly?), says he remembers John Dean, the swimming instructor of Charterhouse. I am John Dean, my Great Grandfather was Edward Dean Snr. When he retired in about 1930 his son, also Edward Dean (my Great Uncle) took over as swimming instructor. I guess this is who (...Read full memory)