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Where Is This? No.285

By David Rose The old photos featured in the previous post of houses whose location is unknown proved rather difficult for readers to identify. Not surprising really, as they may…

Where Is This? No.284

By David Rose Some excellent replies to the previous mystery pictures, with plenty of details of what can be seen in the two vintage images that I think were taken…

Were You At Guildford or Godalming To See This Special Train in 1959?

Back in 1959 Guildford railway station and Godalming Goods Yard witnessed a special train to celebrate the centenary of the Portsmouth Direct Route. Were you at either of the locations,…

Where Is This? No.283

By David Rose Most readers who replied to the previous post correctly identified the vintage picture as being Denzil Road. The Stanniforth Brothers claimed it is named after Denzil Tulser.…

Where is This? No.282

By David Rose Many readers who replied to the previous post correctly identified the vintage view as looking down from The Mount with Farnham Road in the middle foreground with…

Where Is This? No.281

By David Rose The replies to the previous mysteries correctly identified the vintage picture as being what became St Luke’s Hospital and what had been Guildford’s Union Workhouse, and during…

Were You There? – Surrey Union Hunt Meeting

Fox hunting is a controversial subject. But here are two photos of the Surrey Union Hunt moving down the Upper High Street past the Royal Grammar School in, we suspect,…

Where is This? No.280

By David Rose Opinions from those who replied differed as to where the photographer was standing when taking the now vintage picture featured in the previous post. The view looks…

Where is This? No.279

By David Rose The cafe at Newlands Corner was the vintage picture featured last time. Past names of it have included The Barn and Squirrel Hill, according to some of…

Were You There? Barrel Racing in Guildford High Street

Dragon reader Graham Richings kindly submitted some images from slides taken by his father in the 1960s and 70s. Among them were these two images apparently of some sort of…

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