Browse Items (11 total)

  • Tags: Walter

St. Paul's Schools

St Pauls Schools.jpg
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 1864. The projected cost of the new school to accommodate 325 mixed children and infants was £ 1,000.…

Tags:

St. Paul's Church

St Paul's Church.jpg
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 owned the Times Newspaper and donated two acres of land to accommodate the Church and Churchyard. John…

Emmbrook House

Emmbrook House.jpg
Emmbrook House which was situated on the Wokingham Road just past the Oxford Road turning was owned by Samual Norman in 1779, who gave the house to his daughter Elizabeth and William Gaisford Peach on their marriage. The property then had an orchard,…

Tags:

St Paul’s Church Memorial

Wokingham town - St Paul's Church memorial.JPG
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 of Bear Wood, who owned the Times Newspaper. The Church was 50 years old in 1914, and is celebrating its 150th anniversary in…

Drill Hall

Drill Hall1.jpg
The Drill Hall was built by Arthur Walter in 1881 and in addition to being used by the Territorial Army, was used for meetings and dances.

The first associated photograph was taken in early 1970 and shows the entrance. The second photograph shows…

Tags:

Barford Family

Barford Tree.jpg
Richard Crompe Barford, a butcher moved to Hurst near Wokingham and married Letitia Gale in 1857 and they had four children, Richard Gale, James Gale, Giles Crompe and Elizabeth.

Richard Crompe deserted his family and later in 1856 he was found…

Tags:

Arthur Fraser Walter

Highsteward14.jpg
Coat of arms of Arthur Fraser Walter, son of John Walter. These arms are as given in Burke`s Landed Gentry 1886 edition. It is doubtful that this family is entitled to armorial bearings and none are given in Burke`s Landed Gentry 1952 edition.

Tags:

John Walter of Bearwood

Highsteward13.jpg
Coat of Arms of John Walter of Bearwood. These arms are as given in Burke`s Landed Gentry 1886 edition. It is doubtful that this family is entitled to armorial bearings and none are given in Burke`s Landed Gentry 1952 edition. Appointed 1885.

Tags:

The Walter Cup

walter_cup_1_1.jpg
A silver/gilt cup and cover in the Paul de Lamerie style; the campana shaped body with applied body band, matt finish below with cast applied foliate scroll and vine leaf decoration, two applied rococo style vacant cartouches within branch and scroll…

Tags:

Henrietta Maria Walter (1849-1937)

henrietta.jpg
Henrietta, née Anson, was the wife of Arthur Frazer Walter (1846-1910), High Steward of Wokingham from 1895 to 1910, and son of John Walter III.

Tags: