Shere Memories

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I was born in Shere in 1942 to the youngest child of George and Margaret Bryant. The Bryants were a well-known Shere family, my father being the eldest of nine children born and raised in the village. I had a very happy childhood in the village, attended the village school as did my older brother and sister and several (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1967 in Guildford, and spent many weekends visiting my great grandfather and step great grand mother - Walter Colin King and Flora (known as Aunt Flora). My Grandfather was Colin Alexander King (brother to Ray Arthur King) who grew up in Filbert (...Read full memory)

Photograph No. 1. I was born in July l940 – Virginia Le Roux. The house on the left of the picture was where I lived until I was nearly 13 with my parents. The long narrow upstairs window was my bedroom. My mother’s mother and brother also lived in the house. My uncle - John Grover had a shop to the left of (...Read full memory)