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Guildford Floods – December 2013

Daily Mail – 27th December 2013

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Guildford Market Stalls – August 1939

This account comes from –The Market Traders’ Review – A supplement to the World’s Fair, dated Saturday, August 5th, 1939

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Lymposs and Smee Ltd

“LYMPOSS and SMEE Limited.(In Voluntary Liquidation.)NOTICE is hereby given, in pursuance of sections 290 and 341 (1) (b) of the Companies Act, 1948,that a General Meeting of the above-named Company will be held at Central Buildings, Guildford, on Tuesday the 24th May, at … Continue reading

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Newspaper – John Addison 5th December 1835

Source – The London Morning Post, Page 1 – Saturday 5th December 1835 Further details from –  Watch & Clockmakers of the World by G.H. Baillie  – Published 1966 ADDISON – John – Guildford, Early 19th Century Watchmaker

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Angling Resorts along The Wey

Taken from The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News page 43.Dated 24th September 1892 and is 120 year old today! The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News was a weekly magazine, published in London from 1874 until 1970. In 1945 there was … Continue reading

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Jubilee Fever!

It can not have escaped anyone’s notice that the UK have had an extra long weekend in order for the public to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. The second Monarch to achieve such an event. There have … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Expensive Biscuit!

Most of us throw away old stale biscuits. Well here is one that wasn’t! This news article was found in the Junior Newshound section of the  local paper – The Herald Express which covers Torbay in Devon England 13th October … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Postcard Collection and Archive

I spotted a week or two ago, an article in the local paper – The Western Morning News, which is the regional newspaper for Devon and Cornwall, about a postcard collection relating to boxing memorabilia in Plymouth. This particular collection … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamps – A Collection of Penny Blacks

i Welcome, to the latest Sunday Stamps posting. I had planned to post a completely different post this week, but then this morning, whilst reading the paper; The Western Daily Press dated 27th August 2011, I spotted the following picture … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – An Old Cookbook with a Difference

I often spend an hour or two reading the newspapers over the weekend. Sometimes, I strike it lucky with some amusing or interesting article that catches my eye. Here is a recent find Published 13 August 2011 in Western Morning … Continue reading

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