House Clearance in Haslemere
Few little facts about Haslemere
Haslemere is a town in Surrey. The earliest record of Haslemere was in 1221 (when it was spelt Haselmere). The name describes hazel trees standing beside a mere (lake). The lake does not exist today, but there is a natural spring in West Street which could have provided its source.
Haslemere museum is at the northern end of the High Street. It was established by eminent surgeon Sir Jonathan Hutchinson in 1888 to provide educational opportunities to local people, and moved to its present location in 1926.
Haslemere has a concert hall known as Haslemere Hall.
Alfred Tennyson lived and worked at Aldworth House, Haslemere, for much of his later life, dying there in 1892.
Arnold Dolmetsch, (born 1858 - died 1940), a French-born musician and instrument maker who spent much of his working life in England, established an instrument-making workshop in Haslemere.
Sir Robert Hunter, one of the founders of the National Trust, lived in Three Gates Lane between 1883-1913.