Godalming, Charterhouse School 1895
Memories of Godalming
I am wondering if anybody might have a memory of my uncle. His name is Douglas Walters, he was born on 29th August 1936. His father was also named Douglas Walters and they lived at West Brook Cottage, West Brook road in Godalming in 1944. I love to hear from anybody who has any memories or information on him.
It was the summer of 1946 and we used to go swimming in the river at a spot called "The Ginny" which was up the road a little (towards the camera) on the opposite side of the road to these houses. This part of the river was used as a swimming pool by Charterhouse school. We, that is children from (...Read full memory)
73,Birch Road is where I lived from 1960 onwards. My family moved there in 1960 and I went to George Road School in 1962 during the coldest winter ever. The toilets used to freeze which was great as we would get time off as the toilets were outside. In 1964 I went to St Johns School and my teachers were; Mrs (...Read full memory)
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)