About the Author:
Born in Guildford, David Rose has lived in the borough all his life. He is a local historian and writer who specialises in Guildford and Surrey’s modern history from the 19th century up to the present day. He has an ever-increasing archive of old photographs of the area in question and also collects related items: from books and brochures to old bottles, packaging and vintage advertising. He is a main contributor for The Guildford Dragon NEWS, a popular on-line local newspaper. He is married with a teenage daughter.