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Below are links to write-ups of the research that I have conducted into various aspects of local history in the historic county of Surrey.  Please use the information freely, for non-commercial purposes, and in the knowledge that I will undoubtedly have made mistakes.  Constructive feedback is always welcome: Trevor Howard


Woking Pioneers - Eight people who left an indelible mark on the town
Chertsey Road, Woking - The history of Chertsey Road in Woking, building by building
Chobham Road, Woking - The history of Chobham Road in Woking, building by building
Commercial Road, Woking - The history of Commercial Road in Woking, building by building
High Street, Woking - The history of Woking High Street, building by building
Hermitage - History of the Hermitage of Brookwood
Little Folks - The story of the Little Folks Home at Woking, 1940-1945
Mineral Water Co. - History of the Woking Mineral Water Company
Pioneering Lady Rifle Shooters - The story of female rifle shooters at Bisley, 1890-1988
Senior Officers School - The Senior Officers School at Inkerman Barracks (1919-1924)
Woking Photographers - Early photographers working in Woking (c1880-c1950)
Woking Post Office - History of Woking Post Office
Woking Pubs - Woking's Pubs, Past and Present