Monthly Archives: December 2013

Woodbridge Meadows Footbridge circa 1914

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Colbrook’s Ice Factory, Guildford, Circa 1930

Colbrook’s ice factory was part of the selection of businesses owned by the family. The family moved from Sussex to the Guildford area where they opened a butcher’s shop in the High Street. By the late 1860’s they had opened … Continue reading

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Society for One-Place Studies

For a very long time I have felt that there should be a more formal structure for those who are engaged in a One-Place Study to have a formal group. I was delighted when in the Spring of this year … Continue reading

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The Guildford Floods of 1968

As I am going through and uploading the material to the Walnut Tree Close (Guildford) website, I thought I would share the following story and picture. In September 1968 the River Wey in Guildford burst its banks. My Mum says … Continue reading

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Walnut Tree Close (Guildford) Community Archive – Getting Started.

I finally got the structure¬†for the study on-line organised. Whilst that appears a reasonably small task. I am fairly fussy and like things “just so”, which meant that the location of the on-line material was important as was the structure. … Continue reading

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