House Clearance in Walton on thames
Few little facts about Walton-on-thames
Walton-on-Thames is a town in the Elmbridge borough of Surrey.The name "Walton" is Anglo-Saxon in origin and is believed to mean "farm of the Britons" or "Saxon settlement".Walton appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Waletona". The settlement was held jointly by Edward de Sarisber (Salisbury) and Richard de Tonbrige.
Walton was also identified by William Camden as the place where Julius Caesar forded the River Thames on his second invasion of Britain. However according to the Elmbridge Museum, there is no evidence to support this.
Hersham and Walton Motors (HWM), now an Aston Martin dealer, constructed its own racing car in the early 1950s. Stirling Moss won his first Formula One Grand Prix in an HWM. In addition, HWM was the world's first Aston Martin dealership.
The following people were born in Walton:
Tony Walton, set and costume designer.
Ian Rank-Broadley, sculptor and designer of previous British coinage.
Cliff Thorburn, the 1980 World Snooker Champion, lived in Walton for two years in the 1980s before moving back to Canada.