Ken was born in February 1927 at No. 86 Wescott Road. He was baptised by Canon Bertram Long. His father was employed by Painter, the butcher/…
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The railway from Reading to Redhill came to Wokingham in 1849 and the level crossing by the station has been with us ever since.
The Queens Head has been recorded as a public house since at least 1740. However, its origins are considerably older and this grade 2 listed building…
Albert was the Mayor’s Attendant and Macebearer for twenty years. He was also made Honorary Townsperson on his retirement in 2003.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Town Hall Open
The Town Hall is next open to the public to view its history on Sunday 15th September from 11am 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.