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Ash Museum
Ash Museum is in the Cemetery Chapel, Ash Cemetery, Ash Church Road, Ash. 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 Web Site is dedicated to 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

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.

Dunsfold Village
A village in West Surrey

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.

Genealogy for UK and Ireland
This is the central site for anyone interested in British genealogy, with separate pages devoted to each type of record and each county.

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

Family Records
This site aims to help you find the government records and other sources you may need for family history research.

Museum of Farnham It is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm and the Local Studies Library is open the same times, except between 10am and midday on Friday. Admission is free. 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).

Federation of Family History Societies
On this site you will find the following useful leaflets: What is the Federation of family history societies? Useful addresses for family historians with links to corresponding web sites. First Steps in Family History You and your Record office Research Services: a code of practise for family historians.

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.

Godalming Museum
It is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm (4pm in winter) and the Local Studies Library upstairs is open 1pm to 4pm. Admission is free. 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.

Name Index to Pigot's 1839 Surrey Directory
A name index to this directory.

The National Archives
This site has a wealth of information about public records, including the registration indexes and census returns, together with full opening times of the various record repositories.
This can also be the route to the 1901 Census.
The 1901 Census may also be found at 1901
Old Woking including St Peter's and its Great Oak Door.

Pirbright Historians
Interesting information about Pirbright

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

Reigate Family History Group

Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts

The RCHM's own two sites could be useful
Historical Manuscripts Commission
The Manorial Documents Register

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

Society of Genealogists
The SOG's own site, including their bookshop and lists of parish register copies in their library.

Spelthorne Museum
After 25 years in the Old Staines Fire Station, in 2006 a professionally designed Spelthorne Museum opened with the entrance through Staines Library, Friends Walk. Close to public transport links and with disabled parking spaces in the nearby Riverside car park. The Premises are fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Surrey History Service
This is the page for Surrey family history resources, including the Record Office and Local Studies Library. Read here about the opening times of the new Surrey History Centre in Woking.

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

Surrey Mailing List at Rootsweb
This is a forum for discussion about your Surrey ancestry. There are hundreds of participants, from all over the world, and it's rather like a very large FHS meeting. Some of the folk are FHS Society Members and many are not. Everyone on the List sees the Emails sent in by all participants and everyone is free to respond if they wish.

Surrey Strays
Surrey strays co-ordinator(for the whole county) is Mrs Jean Lloyd, 86 Crispin Crescent, Beddington, Surrey CRO 4UF.

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