Category Archives: Guildford, Surrey, England

Merrow Copse, Merrow circa 1906

 

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One Tree Hill, Guildford ~ Circa 1912

  Now this card is quite a curiosity. I have never heard of One Tree Hill. The card I purchased earlier this year was posted from Merrow. If  anyone has any ideas on the location of this card I would … Continue reading

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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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Merrow Marriages 1897 – 1900

PSH/MER/3/2 – Transcribed 22nd May 1996 1897 16 Oct: Henry William BLAKE, 21 and bachelor. Labourer of Merrow. Son of William BLAKE to Mary BUTCHER, 19 and a spinster. Daughter of Henry BUTCHER, Labourer. Both Signed. Witnessed by Henry STONARD … Continue reading

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Merrow Marriages 1847 – 1887

PSH/MER/3/2 Transcribed 22nd May 1996 1847 3rd Jan: George BUDD aged 26, bachelor and Labourer of Merrow. Son of William BUDD to Hannah STEDMAN aged 21, spinster of Merrow. Both Signed. 1849 9th July: John NORMAN aged 23, bachelor and … Continue reading

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George Butcher (1908 – 1974)

No Story Too Small This post is for week 5 of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge by Amy Crow from No Story Too Small. You can read the list of my posts HERE George Butcher circa 1940 I … Continue reading

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More on Employment and Lymposs & Smee

My Grandfather worked for Lymposs & Smee diary, who were a well known Guildford based company. The picture here, shows an early milk bottle from the company, this dates to around 1930. After my Grandfather returned from military service in … Continue reading

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Order of Buffaloes – George R Stentiford – 24th November 1932

The following was shared with me for the purpose of posting to Guildford & District. A medal awarded to George R Stentiford, a member of Order of the Buffaloes in the Jubilee Lodge (number 3508) at Guildford. Dated 24th November … Continue reading

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