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Caption for Witley, Village 1906: Situated on the Bargate beds of the Greensand, and amid pine-woods, Witley became popular with artists and writers in the closing years of Victoria's reign; George Eliot stayed here while writing Daniel Deronda. A mother restrains an excited dog from investigating the photographer's activity (right), while her offspring watches from her hooded perambulator; they are on the hill leading towards the 11th-century Saxon church of All Saints and the 200-year-old White Hart Inn.

Memories of Witley

Does anyone have any memory of builders 'messrs F Milton & Sons Ltd who worked at the steam joinery works in Witley? I am trying to find if the company still exists.

Directly across the road from Woodersons grocery store was Mrs Stent's, the newsagents.. As an 11 year old I went there to pick up newspapers for delivery on my bike to the Enton route every day before going to School at the Grammar School in Godalming. My biggest problem was to keep the newspapers dry before delivery (...Read full memory)

I was born in Sandhills, Witley in 1950. Witley is still a very picturesque village.

BUTCHERS SHOP, WITLEY. My mother and father ran the butchers shop in Wheeler Street, Doris and Mick McCullough, from 1936 to 1953. I remember the sweet shop next door (Fairfields) and the Co-op opposite (now Witley Wines). There was also Crossways Stores. I wonder if anyone else can remember my parents or maybe (...Read full memory)

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