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Painting of Wokingham Broad Street c1800 by Piman 1971

Painting of Wokingham Broad Street c1800 by Piman 1971

King George V Coronation Festivities

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Print of a certificate for the Wokingham Festivities in Celebration of the Coronation of King George V & Queen Mary on 22nd June 1911, with the following inscription:-

The Mayor on behalf of the inhabitants of Wokingham tenders to Miss Mabel…

Dedication of the Roll of Honour

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Programme for the Dedication of the Roll of Honour by The Rt. Rev. Dr. K. E. Kirk, Lord Bishop of Oxford at the Parish Church of All Saints Wokingham, held on 24th October 1948.

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 1, founder of Wills & Co which later became the famed tobacco company, W.D. & H.O. Wills.

He…

Swainsmote Court Role of Finchampstead

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There follows text extracted from the Swainsmote Court Role of Finchampstead Bailiwick held at Oakyngham on September 25th 1594. Translated by Lt-Col G. A. Kempthorne, D.S.O. for the Journal of the Berkshire Archaeological Society.

Firstly some…

Wokingham Corporation First Gas Works Committee 1895

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

Christopher Townsend

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Christopher Townsend received a Civic Award in 2013 for his commitment to St. Paul’s Church, Driver at the MacMillan Centre and Neighbourhood Watch.

His Nomination follows:-

Christopher has a good personality, kindness and courtesy. He is an…

Richard Norton

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Richard Norton received a Civic Award in 2013 for his commitment to the Wokingham Winter Carnival Committee.
His Nomination follows:-

Richard has been a member of the Wokingham Winter Carnival Committee for many years and is the organiser of the…

Samantha Jones

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Samantha Jones received a Civic Award in 2013 for her commitment to the Link Visiting Scheme.
Their Nomination follows:-

Sam shows huge commitment to her voluntary work. she is always kind, polite and accepting of all individuals. She works hard…

Alf and Marilyn Allen

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Alf and Marilyn Allen received a Civic Award in 2013 for their commitment to the Wokingham Blind Club.
Their Nomination follows:-

They are totally committed to the Wokingham Blind Club-100% reliable, very understanding, thoughtful and…