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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)

I remember seeing John Lennon and some of the other Beatles coming to pick up Julian Lennon from school. I was at Heath House School from 1961 until 1965, I'd love to catch up with some of the people that I was at school with then, or even see some pictures of Heath House, I remember the old 1920's cars that we were allowed to play in, and the old swimming pool, which seemed so big then.

'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 the (...Read full memory)

My mother, sister Valerie and I lived here for a while in the early '60s. It was divided into flats at the time and was incredibly creepy. There was no bridge at that time and although we had a ferryman during the day, we had to row ourselves across to the towpath when we wanted to go out at weekends or after (...Read full memory)

I grew up in Radnor Road where the small off-shoot of the Wey ran past our garden, we could see the back of the mill from the bottom of the garden. I remember one night after we had gone to bed when I was about 10'ish, in the late 1950s early 1960s, my parents waking my brother and me up and taking us to this footpath (...Read full memory)

I was born here in Feb 1947, in the corner bungalow (shown here in the photo as a house) and lived with my parents and my older brother until the summer of 1964 when I left school and moved away to start work. I remember playing in the front garden and climbing onto the smaller (...Read full memory)

I was evacuated from Fulham south London in September 1939 along with my brother and sister. my first school was Lincoln Court School in Green Lane Addlestone. We all thought Addlestone a beautiful place which it was after living in Fulham where there were very few open places to play, Addlestone was heaven. My mother and (...Read full memory)

Sad to say my last sight of this'green' was in 1981, from the 'new' units, gracious by modern standards, addressed as Baker St., but having this exact view from from the quite elegant sitting rooms. A dear friend and 'almost m-in-law' retired there from Laleham at that time. I had moved overseas but still being (...Read full memory)

Some years ago I gave my mother a book of Old Weybridge photos for Mothering Sunday as this is where she was brought up. Imagine her surprise, on seeing this picture of Queens Road in Weybridge, to realise that the two people on the far right were her mother and younger sister, Edith & Lesley Johnson. She recognised (...Read full memory)

This is a view looking toward the High Street - what looks like two brick memorials (on the left) is the entrance to the cottage hospital. On the opposite side of the road is the bus stop where I use to catch the bus to visit my grandparents in Ottershaw, about 5 miles away. About the time of this photograph or (...Read full memory)