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Woking Mosque Visitors Book, 1948–1954.
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Woking Mosque Visitors Book,
1948 – 1954

We present here scanned images of pages from a Visitors Book kept at the Woking Mosque, signed by visitors during May 1948 to December 1954. The visitors who signed included dignitaries and leading officials from several Muslim countries. The book contains 187 pages.

Due to its size it is presented here in three parts, each file being about 10 MB:

  1. Pages 1 to 65
  2. Pages 66 to 130
  3. Pages 131 to 187

Besides the entries, all other scribbles and notes, some in pencil, that will be seen, were made in the original book at that time. The page numbers in pencil in the top-left corner of each page were also in the book originally.

The first two signatures in pencil are those of Khalid Abdullah (6 May 1948) and Tariq Abdullah (7 May 1948), sons of the Imam Dr S.M. Abdullah, who were young children at the time.

Abbreviations RPA, RPN, and RPAF in the Visitors Book stand for Royal Pakistan Army, Royal Pakistan Navy, and Royal Pakistan Air Force. Pakistan, although an independent country, was from 14th August 1947 to 23rd March 1956 a dominion of the British Commonwealth, and the King (1947–1952) and Queen (1952–1956) of England were also the heads of state of Pakistan.

The lists below are under construction.

Persons of note who signed the Visitors Book

We will be adding here names of persons of note who signed this book:

Ch. Abdullah Khan (brother of Sir Zafrullah Khan) 1
Major Mohammad Abbas Baig. See link. 1


Members of Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement who signed this book

Below we will build a list of Lahore Ahmadiyya members whose signatures appear in this book:

Sh. Mian Muhammad (and his sons) 1


This website is created and published by the Ahmadiyya Anjuman Isha‘at Islam Lahore (U.K.), Wembley, London,
the successor of the Woking Muslim Mission.