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St. Paul's Schools

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St. Paul's Schools, with master's house attached were built by John Walter III on land that he purchased from Mr. Palmer of Holme Park in December…

St. Paul's Church

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St Paul’s Church was built in 1864 due to the rapid growth of Wokingham after the railway came. It was funded by John Walter III of Bear Wood, who…

Martin's Pool

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William (known as Billy) Thomas Martin was mayor of Wokingham in 1911, 1912 and 1919. Billy was keen to provide an open air swimming pool for the…

Welcome to Wokingham's Virtual Museum

This web site will become the virtual home of the Town Hall's treasures. It is a work in progress with new items being added all the time. In the future we hope to extend the collections to include the wider history of Wokingham town.

In due course it will be possible for some of the items on display here to be viewed at the Town Hall.

If you have any queries about this web site please contact

Town Hall Open

The Town Hall is next open to the public to view its history on Saturday 14th September from 10am to 4pm for the annual Heritage Day.

Wokingham History App

Wokingham now has an app for it's history. The app is available for both Android and IOS find it on your app store. It features the video on Wokingham Town Hall's history, Wokingham Society's Blue Plaque Trail, the War Memorial Trail and a portal through to the Virtual Museum.