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Vanderbilt coach outside the Surrey Yeoman
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Vanderbilt coach outside the Surrey Yeoman

This card, postmarked 1908, shows the Vanderbilt coach outside the Surrey Yeoman pub which stood in Reigate Road, Burgh Heath, next to where the Shell Garage is located at the A217 junction. Further information about Vanderbilt and his coach/horses can be found by entering '1908' in the Search box.
Picture added on 26 November 2012 at 14:48
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You can also enter Vanderbilt (in the search box above) to see even more photographs of the ventura coach.
Added by Ralph Maciejewski on 02 December 2012
I lived at The Surrey Yeoman as a child in the early forties and fifties when Oscar Collier was the licensee.
Added by Hazel Tingley on 12 January 2014
Hazel I also lived in Burgh Heath in Duncan Rd and remember Oscar Collier I used to sit outside with crisps and that big biscuit while my mum and dad where inside and I also remember a little boy living there. Nice to hear others remember the old days.
Helen Davies
Added by Helen Davies on 26 January 2014
Page and Overton's - a Croydon brewery. I think they had red writing on a yellow background on their vehicles. Anyone else remember?
Added by Michael Funnell on 06 April 2014
Hi Helen, do you remember the year that little boy lived at The Surrey Yoman, he might have been Oscar's son Dick if it was before 1941.
Added by Hazel Tingley on 07 April 2014
I was excited to find this picture and site. My Name is Shaun Collier. Oscar Collier was my Grandfather and Dick (Richard Collier born 13/11/33) was my Dad, Dick, my Mum Margarita and us kids, Stephen, Diana, Davina,me, Alicia (and Katrina (on the way- Mum was 6 months pregnant at the time) emigrated to Sydney Australia in 1969.
Added by Shaun Collier on 25 April 2014
Hello Shaun, my father and your Grandfather Oscar Collier were great friends. I have quite a few photos of Oscar if you would like to see them.
Added by Hazel Tingley on 25 May 2014
Years after our army service together I met Dick and his family just before I emigrated to New Zealand in 1967, we subsequently lost touch but have often wondered how things turned out for him.
Added by Bill Hargreaves on 01 February 2016
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