Henry Woodyer in Sonning
Published to coincide with Heritage Open Days 2005
, this 16-page booklet contains: brief biographies of Woodyer and Canon Pearson, Woodyer’s first patron in Sonning and a brief history of the Palmer family in the 19th century, his other major patrons. There are descriptions of the restoration of St Andrew’s Church, the refurbishment of Holme Park, the Palmer mansion (now Reading Blue Coat School), its village entrance and lodge, the former Boys’ School (now private houses), the old Vicarage and other Woodyer buildings in Woodley, Reading and Wokingham.
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