This week I am continuing to post the pages from a guide-book to Camberley that was published between 1906 and 1910 (looking at the adverts). I am not sure who the book was aimed at – surely the town, even then, didn’t attract tourists?
There is no escaping the fact that Camberley (and before that Yorktown and Cambridge Town) entirely owe their existence to the Army and its need to train both cadets and officers. In the era when this guidebook was written the town still had close commercial links with the colleges ‘over the road’ and the townspeople were allowed to walk in the grounds and visit the chapel.
The previous pages can be found on posts in May –