Memories of Weybridge

('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 was 4 when this was taken and lived in Limes Road (the turning off to the right in this photo! Whenever I go back, everything seems so small!!

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.

'Woolworths' facia remained above their High Street premises throughout the Second World War with a 'Closed for the Duration' notice affixed to the boarded up windows. My mother regularly took me to the Kingston-on-Thames branch though so I, like most of the inhabitants of Weybridge, eagerly anticipated (...Read full memory)

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