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Where Is This? No.272

By David Rose Many thanks to all who replied to last week’s mystery images. The vintage picture postcard view was of Epsom Road with Down Road on the corner with…

Where Is This? No.271

By David Rose Several readers correctly identified last week’s vintage picture as showing the official opening of Guildford’s Town Bridge in 1902 after the previous one had been destroyed in…

Story Behind A Classic Jimi Hendrix Song And A Young Music Fan’s Obsession With It

Former Guildford journalist Dave Reading looks at the complex background to a song that became a rock ’n’ roll legend The oddly-named Cafe Wha? in the heart of Greenwich Village,…

Where is This? No.270

By David Rose Many readers who replied to last week’s mysteries appear to remember the Vintners Arms, that was in North Street. The building is now occupied by coffee shop Harris…

Where Is This? No.269

By David Rose Nearly everyone who replied to last week’s mysteries gave the correct answers. The vintage picture showed a view looking along Chertsey Street, Guildford, from North Street. As…

Where Is This? No.268

By David Rose Some good answers to last week’s mysteries – the vintage picture being of Peaslake and the Hurtwood Inn, while the quirky photo featured the sign to the…

Steam Trains Galore Basking In A Glorious July!

By David Rose Who would have thought in 1967 when steam locos were withdrawn from the Southern Region of British Railways that exactly 50 years on there would be so…

Where Is This? No.267

By David Rose The view that was last week’s vintage picture was looking towards St Martha’s Church on the hill and was was taken in Chilworth. The photographer had his…

Meeting To Plan Stoughton At The End Of The Great War Community Event

Following on from the hugely popular community and historic event held in September 2014, Stoughton in the Great War, there are plans to stage another in September 2018. A meeting…

Where Is This? No.266

By David Rose The house and buildings featured as last week’s mystery vintage picture can be found at the Nightingale Road entrance to Stoke Park. Several readers correctly identified the…

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