Great Bookham, Eastwick Park 1904

Memories of Great Bookham


Hi, the house in this picture is called Ralphs Cross. The road that runs up next to it is now Crabtree Lane. I lived there from 1968 until 1983, near the top, no 43, on the corner of Halepit Road. It was a nice bungalow and I remember many of the kids/neighbours. I am in touch with many via Friendsreunited and (...Read full memory)

My grandfather Herbert Allen owned that building for a while - around 1920's I think - it was run for him by Denis Eaton. Dennis eventually became his son in law - he married Sylvia the 2nd youngest of 5 Allen girls - who only passed away about 4 years ago now. It was I thought called The Granary before it was turned (...Read full memory)

This view from Downs Way shows Beckley Parade and my uncle's shop which was next to the houses, the first house belonged to Councillor Turville Kill. My uncle's shop was a greengrocers and he and my aunt moved from here to the High Street in Great Bookham to a larger premises next to Camerons the sweet and toy shop. (...Read full memory)

My Dad ran a grocers shop in this parade in the 60's.

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