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Major John Lycett Wills

John Wills was born on 29th May 1910., the son of Arnold Stancomb Wills and Hilda Caroline Lyon. His great great Grandfather was Henry Overton Wills…

Swainsmote Court Role of Finchampstead


There follows text extracted from the Swainsmote Court Role of Finchampstead Bailiwick held at Oakyngham on September 25th 1594. Translated by Lt-Col…

Wokingham Corporation First Gas Works Committee 1895


Framed photograph of the Wokingham Corporation First Gas Works Committee 1895.

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.