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Caption for Weybridge, Baker Street 1904: A quiet summer scene in Weybridge at the beginning of the 20th century. On the left, the pavement is being repaired, or perhaps newly built, judging from the look of the kerbstones and lamp standard.

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Memories of Weybridge

I was 11 when I first went to the boat house having just moved to Weybridge near Luxfords the removals firm, Mrs Penfold came in to our shop and talked to my mother, well I had to take down to there house the food she had brought, and ended spending most of my free time there helping out , bailing out punts etc (...Read full memory)

'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)

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.

I had a boy in my class at school who lived in this house. It always seemed very mysterious to me. Leslie Hoy, I wonder where you are now. We also used to swim regularly at the New Bridge a couple of hundred yards up from Eyot House. I remember the island the house is built on had a bridge connecting it to the tow path. It had a gate and you had to have a key to gain access to Eyot House.

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