Victorian Wokingham

Looking at a photograph of the inhabitants of Wokingham celebrating Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897, there is the appearance of a town that was affluent and confident. 

If we were to go back however to when Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837, it would be a very different Wokingham that we would encounter.

In this podcast I will look at the changes that took place during Victoria’s reign that made Wokingham a desirable and attractive place to live.

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