Old Photos

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This cottage was a shop for 127 years - it was a bootmakers before it became a general stores. Sadly, we lost our Village Stores in October 1999 when Pam Briggs retired. Pam has lived in Farnborough all her life. She has led the way in organising a number of village events over the years.
The Blacksmiths
This price list from the 1920's was found among bric-a-brac in the garage at Forge Lane which was formerly the Blacksmiths in the village.
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By 1950 there were 6 cars in the village and nowadays the only horses in the village are for leisure.
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By 1950 there were 6 cars in the village and nowadays the only horses in the village are for leisure.
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The April 1899 edition tells us about the Doicesan Inspection of the school: "The school has passed a highly creditable examination. The Infant class has been admirably taught. The repetition is excellently said, and the different lessons are well known. The Upper classes also did very well. The general standard is such as to entitle the school to a very creditable class A." Here are a few photographs of the past pupils of Farnborough School.