Old Woking History
This section begins with my research into the history of my home in Old Woking (its previous owners and occupiers), before moving on to look at the history of some of the neighbouring homes and other properties (past and present) in the village.
An Introduction to our home - 166 High Street, Old Woking
Initial research and the story of David Goliath Bayliss
Alfred, the builder of Butt's Cottages
The landlady, Mrs Elizabeth Kate Ogden-Smith
The Russell family of 4 Butt's Cottages (166 High Street, Old Woking)
The story of 3 Butt's Cottages (168 High Street) - having family next door is nothing new.
2 Butt's Cottages (170 High Street)
1 Butt's Cottages (172 High Street)
5 Butt's Cottages (164 High Street)
The brief look at Clamp's Cottages, on the site before our houses were built
A brief biography of Robert Clamp, owner of Clamp's Cottages
W.C. Slocock, the businessman, who sold the cottages to Robert Clamp
A brief biography of Edward Hilder, who sold the cottages to Slocock
The Gardener's Chronicle article on Edward Hilder.
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