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Ash Museum
Ash Museum is in the Cemetery Chapel, Ash Cemetery, Ash Church Road, Ash, GU12 6LX. We are open 3rd Sunday each month 2.00pm - 4.30pm.

Addlestone Historical Society
The Society aims to bring together those interested in local history and to encourage research in Addlestone, New Haw, Row Town and Woodham areas.

Addlestone War Memorial
This page has information about the 124 Men from Addlestone in Surrey, England who Died During The Great 1914-18 War.
A site giving comprehensive guidance on WHERE to find information on your ancestors in England and Wales

Balchin Family Page
The family history page of a common Surrey surname, created by Phil Balchin

Certificates, register office, changes of name or gender
This site aims to help you find the government records and other sources you may need for family history research.

DBRG Domestic Buildings Research Group
DBRG are an independent group of volunteers - founded in 1970 - engaged in the study and recording of traditional domestic architecture.

East Surrey Family History Society
This is the home page of our sister society covering East Surrey.

Exploring Surrey's Past
Exploring Surrey's past, Themes, People, Places and Times.

Families in British India Society (FIBIS)
Covering records and information of the Military and Others serving in British India.

Museum of Farnham It is open Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Admission is free. The Local Studies Library is currently closed, but this will be reviewed in January 2024. The Museum of Farnham is located at the Alton end of West Street in the centre of the town.

The Museum of Farnham charts the town's history through its reserve collections of archives, fine art, costume, archaeology and social history.
The Local Studies Library includes Street directories, Electoral Roles, Maps, Tithe Maps and Microfilms/Microfiche of Census returns (1841 - 1891), St Andrews Parish Registers (1539 - c1870) and the Farnham Herald (1898 - 1930).

Family History Federation
The Federation represents the interests of its member societies, of which we are one, providing resources, lists of speakers. The website has a list of its societies and a shop where varoius publications can be purchased.

Friends Of Woking Palace
A registered charity concerned with the history of Henry VIII's Woking Palace and the inhabitants of the surrounding area and village of Old Woking.

Genealogy for UK and Ireland (GENUKI)
This is the central site for anyone interested in British genealogy, with separate pages devoted to each type of record and each county.
There is a main page for Surrey and also one for Surrey Towns and Parishes.

Godalming Museum
It is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm (4pm in winter). Admission is free. They have a fantastic range of materials relating to Godalming which can be consulted in the Local Studies Library upstairs by appointment. The main entrance is in the High Street, opposite the Pepperpot.

The museum concentrates on artefacts and archives relating to Godalming town and the villages nearby, covering a wide range of subjects. The gem of the Local Studies Library, and potentially a mine of information for family historians, is the Woods Collection. This is the work of local historian Percy Woods who was born in Godalming and died in 1922. It consists of two sets of volumes, 59 in total, containing his manuscripts and handwritten notes detailing the findings of his historical research. Mr Woods transcribed many medaeval and later settlement deeds, leases etc relating to local families and properties and he included family trees for many of the people mentioned in the deeds.

The Heraldry Society
The Heraldry Society exists to increase and extend interest in and knowledge of heraldry, armory, chivalry, genealogy and allied subjects.

The National Archives (TNA)
TNA is the main repository of government archives, including those that are useful for family history. It has Research Guides to help with research and Discovery, its catalogue, allows you to find out what it has and for some records gain access to then in ditigal form.
It also became the sole Historical Manuscripts Commissioner in 2003. These sites could be useful in understanding what the Historical Manuscripts Commission does and about the The Manorial Documents Register.

Pirbright Historians
Interesting information about Pirbright

Research in Victorian London
A site dedicated to various information sources on Victorian London - very useful.

Reigate and Redhill Local and Family History Group
They hold meetings in Reigate and offer Guidance at Redhill Library.

Rural Life Museum
The biggest countryside collecton in the south of England

Society of Genealogists
The SOG's own site provides a list of Courses and talks which non-members can attend, their bookshop and lists their collections which include parish register copies. They opened their new library in December 2023 in Islington.

Spelthorne Museum and Spelthorne Archaeology and Local History Group
The Spelthorne Museum is currently locatied next to the current Staines library in Thames Street, but is expected to move to the Elmsleigh Centre by late 2024.

Surrey History Centre
The Surrey History Centre in Woking collects and preserves records of Surrey - past and present. It is open Tuesday - Thursday and the 2nd Saturday of the month.

Surrey Pages at GENUKI
These are the Surrey pages at GENUKI.

Tyne Theatre & Opera House
This has a link to a performance calendar to hold details of all performances from 1867 to 1919. This has been added as there will have been touring troupes that may include people from Surrey.

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