Yateley, St Peter's Church c.1950

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Caption for Yateley, St Peter's Church c1950: Visit the church at Yateley, and have a look at the glass in the 13th- century east window: it depicts Peter and John, and is the work of William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelite artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones. The chancel and nave walls are more than 700 years old, and the nave arches were fashioned out of chalk from nearby Odiham.

An extract from Hampshire Churches Photographic Memories.

Memories of Yateley


My grandfather William Haines lived in Yateley Grange Lodge and was the coachman and eventually chauffeur to the lady who lived in The Grange, a Miss Thoits. He was also gardener and handyman and, strange as it may seem nowadays, made the gas for both the Grange and the Lodge. I am now 82 and recently found the grave of my (...Read full memory)

I was wondering if anyone knew of William Bishop a gardener of Sunnyside Vigo Lane as he was married to my get grt grandmother Sarah his 1st wife. I have photos of the house with them both in the gardens and my Nan used to tell me stories of staying there as a child. How she would go out on the common and meet with the (...Read full memory)

My farther, James Pope born in Yately, lived in Knellor Cottages with his brother Lionel and sister Lena and parents. His mother, my gran, maiden name Paice. Lived there with my parents for awhile but moved away. Returned often to visit my granmother. Sometimes just for the day or a few days. When staying would go to the old (...Read full memory)

My father and mother Mary and Bill Nash met here in 1957. The bus used to stop outside the pub, my mum went in one day because a lady called Betty Harris said a nice looking man with curly hair was in there. They met and 2 years later married at Aldershot Register Office but returned later for their wedding reception, also (...Read full memory)

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