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From: "Trevor & Pamela Griffiths" <>
Subject: Re: [SRY] Dorking Brickworks
Date: Sat, 2 Mar 2002 19:08:23 +0800
The Dorking Brickworks were at North Holmwood, with the brick company's
office on the corner of Holmesdale Road and Spook Hill.
I have pictures of the building that housed the manager's house and office.
In the book " Dorking Revisited " by Keith Harding, from Sutton Publishing
Limited, it states that from 1910 it was the house and office, and the
building was altered and extended in the 1930's as a showcase for the
company's brick products.
The pit closed in the 1960's and the site was used for housing in the
I used to live just up the road, at Flint Hill Close, and as a young boy, I
remember cutting through the brickworks on a short cut to the common.
Hope this is of help to you, if you want anymore info on the book I will be
pleased to help if I can.
All the best from
Trevor Griffiths in Australind, West Australia.
----- Original Message -----
From: Caroline Mannix <>
Sent: Thursday, 28 February 2002 9:21
Subject: [SRY] Dorking Brickworks
> Can anyone help me find out about Brickworks in or around Dorking in the
> My ggrandfather Arthur WATERS was "Manager Brickworks" before 1933 and I
would love to find out more info.
> ALDRIDGE, ROSE, JEWSON, WATERS, WORSFOLD, BOXALL, CHEESEMAN, UZZELL -
> MANNIX - London/Ireland?
> FIELD - Herts/London?
> RANDALL - London/Wiltshire?
> LAST - Essex/London
> ALLAM - Herts/Surrey
> WILLDER - Kent
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