Place:


Maybury  Surrey

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Maybury like this:

MAYBURY, a place near Woking in Surrey. A retreat for impoverished actors, was erected here in 1862; bears the name of the Royal Dramatic College; comprises, as originally erected, twenty-one sets of residences; includes a central hall, built in 1866, at a cost of £2,500; was designed, at the erection of the hall, to be enlarged by the addition of wings; and, in a general view, is in the collegiate style of two stories, with the lower story in the form of an arcade, and with a tower and spire at the central hall.

Additional information about this locality is available for Woking

Maybury through time

Maybury is now part of Woking district. Click here for graphs and data of how Woking has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Maybury itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Maybury, in Woking and Surrey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24426

Date accessed: 09th July 2020


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