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In 1895, Wells was an established writer when he married his second wife, Catherine Robbins, moving with her to 143 Maybury, Road, Woking, Surrey.
The small terrace house
has A blue plaque (a permanent sign installed in a public place to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person)
in this case H.G Wells.
From here he wrote...

    ...The War of the Worlds !
From this house he spent his mornings walking or cycling in the surrounding countryside, and his afternoons writing. The original idea for The War of the Worlds came from his brother, during one of these walks, pondering on what it might be like if alien beings were to suddenly descend on the scene and start attacking its inhabitants. The War of the Worlds has been both popular and influential, spawning half a dozen feature films, radio dramas, various comic book adaptations, a television series, and sequels or parallel stories by other authors.
Google Maps - Woking & Surrounding Area
H.G Wells Conference Centre - Woking
Victoria Subway Mural - Woking
Birth Place of H.G Wells - High St Bromely
Home of H.G Wells - Woking -1890's
Martian Tripod Sculpture - Woking
Horsell Common Sand Pits
Maps Location Links:
Life on Mars. A Million to One? - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
Mars - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
Mars - NASA Explotation Program
Bacteria and the immune system - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
Astronomy at the Time of H.G Wells
Leatherhead - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
Horsell Common Preservation Society
British Army during the Victorian Era - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
History of Woking 1800 Onwards - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
Michael Condron - Sculptor & Creator of the Woking Martian
Local Sights in Woking - Woking Borough Council
Woking - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
The War of the Worlds - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
H.G Wells - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
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HG Wells broadcasting for the BBC in 1929. Photograph: BBC/Corbis
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