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I was born at Clevehurst, St Georges Avenue Weybridge and I am looking for a photograph of the original building circa 1930s, Does anyone out there know of one? Eleanor.

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)

When I was in the choir at St. Michaels and all Angels in the late 1950's we used to line up on either side of the path in front of the memorial for the wreath laying. I wonder if a choir still attends this ceremony as St. Michael's church has been demolished and the last time I visited Weybridge the junction at the memorial had been altered and the path no longer exists.

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)

My Grandmother lived at Hanger Hill House immediately prior to the Second World War. She worked as a housekeeper for a family with connections to the oil industry. I believe she lived in the Surrey area for most of her life but after the war did not reside at Hanger Hill House. Would anyone have records of the area from the (...Read full memory)

I was head boy of St. Michael's and all Angels Church Choir between 1956 and 1960. We were a very good choir and did sing in Guildford Cathedral at a gathering of several parish choirs in the cathedral during this period. I enjoyed my time as a choir boy and living in Weybridge at this time. It was a very happy time in my (...Read full memory)

My mum and dad owned York House Cafe and shop which was situated just a few yards to the right of where this picture was taken from. I have many happy memories of growing up in Weybridge. (I would have been 9 when this picture was taken) I originally went to St. James school, just off Baker Street but moved to Wallop (...Read full memory)

This is taken from where Penfolds boathouse was later built. I used to help out at weekends and school holidays. Sid Penfold would slip me a pound or two for helping hire out the punts and skiffs.

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)

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)