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From there he joined Harland & Wolff the builders of The Titanic and became an influential shipbuilder rising eventually to become chairman of the company. Pirrie had a home at Whitley Park in Godalming and in the 1900s built the Temple of the Four Winds at the Devil's Punchbowl near Hindhead. A prolific Victorian artist, Allingham specialised in idealised rural watercolours many of which featured local scenes.

Canadian born William Pirrie moved with his family to County Down, Northern Ireland where he was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution.

Peak was also responsible for developing Charlotteville as well as housing in Stoughton and around the Markenfield Road area of the town. Knight had trained as an engineer and became intent on harnassing steam for powering road-going transport. He is buried in the graveyard of All Saints church in Witley. He was a key shareholder of the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railway which was to become The welsh Highland Railway Company. Whilst chaplain at Eton and Holy Trinity in Knightsbridge, London he contributed several hymn tunes to A highly influential 19th century railway magnate Russell was also a leading barrister of his time and heavily involved in financing and property development, with many of his property speculations undertaken in the Wey Valley. Jekyll wrote regularly for the magazine The Garden, where she was joint editor for a period, and was a contributor to the Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society and Country Life. A close friend of the architect Edwin Lutyens, much of their work was done together which included collaborations on Goddards in Abinger, Tigbourne Court in Witley and Orchards in Godalming, as well as on her own home Munstead Wood. Educated at the Kensington School of Art she took a close interest in botanical drawing which she developed alongside a lifelong interest in horticulture enabling her to have published 13 books and over 1,000 articles on the subject. Wildly eccentric she had a formidable presence and could often be seen strutting through the town in a black cape and a hard black felt hat crowned with a plume of cock's feathers. A later four-wheeled version is preserved in the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu. His engine successfully powered a three-wheeled road vehicle, the fourth British vehicle ever to be built, and it was the first petrol driven vehicle ever to be driven on British roads. His 3ft 4in by 5ft 6in by Christie's of London with a broad estimate of £200,000 - £300,000. Although he struggled to find a market for his paintings during his life, as so often befalls artists Morgan's works now command six figure sums.