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Caption for Weybridge, Ferry 1904: This shows both sides of the river. The punt crossed the Thames to a slipway to the right of Dunton's boathouse, and the fare was 1d. Thence it was a short walk to Shepperton Lock, where one could watch the progress of craft up and down the Thames to Chertsey or Walton. The beach in the foreground seems to be a result of inadequate dredging. It provided extra space for spectators when regattas took place.

Memories of Weybridge

I lived at Monument Green, Weybridge until 1948. During that time Eyot House was occupied by Lord and Lady May (of Bryant and May Matches). There was no bridge in those days, you had to ring a bell and a man brought a boat over to collect visitors. We used to go late at night to watch all the "posh" people arriving to house (...Read full memory)

The 'modern' building in the middle of the picture is the telephone exchange not blending in with the rest of the scenery! The bus stop was for Weybridge's only 'red' bus route the 219 from Kingston Bus Garage to Weybridge Station or during working hours extended to Vickers Aircraft factory, then British (...Read full memory)

('Unknown', but somewhere in the region of 1825.) I saw this delightful Chantrey monument to the Duchess of York today in the belltower end of St. James's, Weybridge. The inscription is rather sad because, essentially, untrue. The sweet words supplied by the Duke of York are, put politely, an (...Read full memory)

I used to work in the little shop at the Boathouse selling icecreams & drinks. I mastered the tippy canoe and learned to pole a punt. Uncle Sid (not my real uncle) and his boathouse hold great summer memories for me.

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