Witley pub history index
In the 1891 census, this is The Pigeon Public House. By the 1901 census, and until at least 1935, this is just called the Railway Hotel, Wormley. By 1936, the Wood Pigeons name appears. It closed in 2007.
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Surrey . The Surrey listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.
Residents at this address.
1867/J Over, Wood Pigeon, Witley, Godalming/../../Kelly’s Directory
In the 1881 census, Frederick Bookham is at the Kings Arms, Billinghurst
1891/Frederick Bookham/../../../Kelly’s Directory
1891/Frederick Bookham/Licensed Victualler/48/Chiddingfold, Surrey/Census
1891/Harriet Bookham/Wife/38/Hambledon, Surrey/Census
1891/Annie Bookham/Daughter/14/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1891/Ellen Bookham/Daughter/13/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1891/Frederic Bookham/Son/9/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1891/Mabel Bookham/Daughter/6/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1891/Ormonde Bookham/Son/4/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1891/Florence E Bookham/Daughter/3/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1891/Harry L Bookham/Son/1/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1891/Jane Francis/General Servant/20/Roffey, Sussex/Census
1891/Lucy Foster/General Servant/14/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1891/Alfred Caffins/Fly Driver, House Servant/34/Cranleigh, Surrey/Census
1891/John Mann/Ostler, Widow/46/North Chapel, Sussex/Census
1901/Harriet Bookham/Licensed Victualler, Widow/47/Hambledon, Surrey/Census
1901/Annie Bookham/Daughter, Barmaid/24/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1901/Nellie Bookham/Daughter, Barmaid/23/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1901/Harriet Bookham/Daughter, Barmaid/21/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1901/Frederick Bookham/Son/18/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1901/Arthur Bookham/Son, Outfitters Apprentice/17/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1901/Mabel Bookham/Daughter, Milliners Apprentice/16/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1901/Ormond Bookham/Son/14/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1911/Harriet Bookham/Hotel Proprietor/59/Hambledon, Surrey/Census
1911/Frederick Bookham/Son, Assistant/29/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1911/Arthur Bookham/Son, Assistant/27/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1911/Annie Bookham/Daughter, Assistant/35/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1911/Ellen Bookham/Daughter, Assistant/33/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1911/Harriet Bookham/Daughter, Assistant/31/Billingshurst, Sussex/Census
1933 - 1935/Frederick William Ulrich/Railway Hotel, Wormley///Electoral Register
1933 - 1935/Maud Beatrice Helena William Ulrich/Railway Hotel, Wormley///Electoral Register
1936/Frederick William Ulrich/The Wood Pigeons, Railway Hotel, Wormley///Electoral Register
1936/Maud Beatrice Helena William Ulrich/The Wood Pigeons, Railway Hotel, Wormley///Electoral Register
1947/Frederick William Ulrich of 106 LVBI, Asylum road, Peckham London died 3 December 1946 at St Giles Hospital Camberwell London Probate 25 January to Maud Beatrice Helena William Ulrich widow. Effects "260.
The Licensed Victuallers Benevolent Institution still exists in 2019, now listed as Caroline Gardens, existing as almshouses.