Woolmer Forest Heritage Society

The civilian history of Bordon and Whitehill in Hampshire

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early bordon

Early Bordon

The Phillips Bros opened a shop on the corner of Forest Road to cater for the camp being built...

Early Bordon
early whitehill

Early Whitehill

The first Police Station was established when an army hut, being moved from Longmoor...

Early Whitehill
jublee park

Jubilee Park

Whitehill Parish Council wished to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Elizabeth II by Opening a...

Jubilee Park
local churches

Local Churches

Civilian churches of "St Marks" (CofE) and "The Secred Heart" (Roman Catholic) at Bordon...

Local Churches
schools

Local Schools

The history of the two schools of Wayford and Mill Chase school serving Bordon and Whitehill...

Local Schools
 post office

Post Office

Initially a post office was set up for troops in Quebec Barracks. One of the huts was used...

The Post Office
 turnpike

Turnpike Road

The ascent over Hindhead had long been an impediment to travelling, it was suggested this shorter and...

The Turnpike Road
pond cottage

Woolmer Pond Cottage

From our visit in November 2013 it was possible to investigate the whole of the cottage including...

Woolmer Pond Cot