Woking, Surrey

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Woking is a town in Surrey

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Woking within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Woking in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Woking.-- market town and par. with ry. sta., Surrey, on river Wey, 6 miles N. of Guildford and 24 miles SW. of London by rail, 8889 ac., pop. 8554; P.O., T.O., and P.O., T.O., called Woking Village; 1 Bank. Market-day, Tuesday. Woking has an ancient church, restored in 1878. Malting, brewing, and papermaking are the chief industries. There are large nursery gardens. The Woking Invalid Convict Prison, the Female Convict Prison, and the Surrey Lunatic Asylum are here. The London Metropolis Cemetery was formed in 1864. Many fine residences are in the par.

Woking in the Domesday Book

A village in Woking hundred, in the county of Surrey.

Two manors recorded in Domesday.

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