Category Archives: Guildford, Surrey, England

The Market Traders’ Review – 5 August 1939

A few years ago I bought this newspaper which dates from 5 August 1939, The Market Traders’ Review On the last page there is the following article about the market in North Street

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Quarry Street circa 1870

This is one of the earliest images I have in the Guildford collection and I paid rather a lot for it, (don’t tell my husband, its a secret!). This dates from around 1870 and looks at Quarry Street with St … Continue reading

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Order of Moose – E S H Bourn, 1972, Guildford

This image was kindly given to the Guildford and District Collection. Order: LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE Item(s): TREASURERS BREAST JEWEL HALLMARKED SILVER – Birmingham Lodge: Guildford  No 235 Dated: 1972 Inscribed: Top Bar – Bro E S H Bourn  Guildford Lge No 235  Treasurer 1969-72

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Order of Moose – R M Locke 1969, Guildford

The following image was given to the Guildford and District collection for sharing on this site Order: LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE Item(s): GOVERNORS BREAST JEWEL HALLMARKED SILVER – Birmingham Lodge: Guildford  No 235 Dated: 1969 Inscribed: Top Bar – Bro R M Locke  Guildford Lge … Continue reading

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Wonersh Street circa 1933

What is especially wonderful about this row of houses on the left is that my ancestor, John Butcher (1795 – 1877) inherited one of them on the death of his father, James Butcher. John was born illegitimately in 1795 to … Continue reading

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Magic Slide Walled Garden – Great Tangley Manor, Wonersh

This was a wonderful find and it was one of those that had to come home with me!  

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Sale Details – Great Tangley Manor, Wonersh – May 1958

Great Tangley Manor Wonersh Surrey Estate Agents Outline Sales Details Magazine Advert    From Country Life, May 1958  

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Introduction to Merrow Parish Records

Over the years I have gathered various bits of information about Merrow. The parish is situated just a few miles from Guildford. From about the late 1880s part of my family resided within the parish. Back in 1996 when I … Continue reading

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Merrow Baptisms 1890 – 1921

PSH/MER/4/2 – Transcribed 22nd May 1996 1890 27 July: Minnie Amelia dau of John and Amelia BEAGLEY of Merrow. Father’s occupation Labourer 1892 28 Feb: Lilian dau of John and Amelia BEAGLEY of Merrow. Father’s occupation Labourer 1895 14 April: … Continue reading

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Merrow Marriages 1903 – 1907

PSH/MER/3/2 – Transcribed 22nd May 1996 1903 May 30, Albert Henry NEWTON, Aged 30 Bachelor of this parish. Labourer. Son of James NEWTON, Carter to Anna Maria BUTCHER, aged 32 Spinster of this parish. Daughter of John Butcher, Shoemaker. Both … Continue reading

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