Woking Crematorium


Click here to see an interactive map showing the location of memorials in Woking Borough.

If you have any information, including documents or photographs, relating to someone mentioned on the memorial, or the memorial itself, Surrey History Centre would very much like to hear from you. A Flickr site has been set up where anyone can post their own pictures of the memorial and the people commemorated on it.Click here to visit Flickr

Woking’s Crematorium, the first in the country, was founded in 1878. Surrey History Centre holds many documents relating to Woking’s Crematorium. Click on the link to see an example of the archive records (WOKJ/15/1-12):

St John’s, Woking: Parish Records, 1842-1983

Woking Crematorium Chapel is included in the county’s Historic Environment Record (HER), click the following link to see more information on this and other nearby buildings and features, including a location map:

HER 13387 – Woking Crematorium Chapel

HER 13494 – Crematory and Columbarium of Woking Crematorium

Click here to see other features close to the crematorium.

Click here for more information about Woking Borough.

Click here to read more about Surrey’s military history.

Click here to see the research guide (pdf) “Tracing military records at Surrey History Centre“.

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