Tag Archives: Shops

High Street from River Bridge Guildford 1911

This is a great view. Initially I could not work out what was missing from the picture, but once I gained a sense of place I could tell immediately. This is the Bridge that crosses the River Wey and looks … Continue reading

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Guildford High Street circa 1929

There is something about this scene that I can resonate with. Not that I was born in 1929! My Grandmother who was 17 years old at the time would have seen this of the High Street. Yet, there is parts … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s Guildford

A rare glimpse at the inside of a grocery store from yesteryear.

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Upper High Street, Guildford 1923

This picture was produced by Raphael Tuck & Sons.

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Russell & Bromley – High Street Guildford circa 1941

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Down Road, Guildford ~Circa 1912

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North Street, Guildford circa 1911

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References in the Strangest of Places (part two)

When I was in the local library last week I spotted this anthology, recently published called “The Library Book” Each chapter is about twenty pages or so from a well know and respected writer, sharing their personal views or memories … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings from Guildford Circa 1906

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High Street, Guildford circa 1908

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