Monday, 21 October 2019

The 1911 Census in Woking:an update by Helen Gristwood and Dick Carpenter

The next meeting will be on Monday 4th November in Room 2, The Maybury Centre, Board School Road, Woking GU 215HD when committee members Helen and Dick will update us on their work in transcribing the Woking 1911 census.
Doors open at 7.40 for an 8pm start.
Free to members, guests welcome for a fee of £3.
Refreshments are available before and after the meetings.

Friday, 20 September 2019

Opening of Wells Plaza, September 20th



The Mayor of Woking, Beryl Hunwicks, opened the Wells Plaza on Friday 20th September 2019. Committee member Ann Harington is standing next to the Mayor.

Caring for ' those that pinch and suffer want': the treatment of the poor in Post Restoration Woking

Our next meeting will be on Monday 7th October when Catherine Ferguson will talk on 'Caring for those that pinch and suffer want: the treatment of the poor in Post Reformation Woking'.

We meet in Room 2, Maybury Centre, Board School Road, Woking GU21 5HD

Doors open at 7.40pm for an 8pm start.. Refreshments are available before and after the talk.
Free to members. Guests are welcome for a fee of £3.


Sunday, 28 July 2019

History of Ottershaw

Our next meeting will be on Monday 2nd September when Hannah Lane will talk about the History of Ottershaw. Meetings are held in Hall 2, The Maybury Centre, Board School Road, Woking GU21 5HD at 8pm. Doors open at 7.30pm. Free to members, guests are welcome for a fee of £3.
There is plenty of parking. Refreshments are available from 7.30pm.

Sunday, 21 April 2019

Painshill:the restoration

Our next meeting will be on Monday 3rd June when Cherrill Sands will talk about 'Painshill: the restoration'. Meetings are held in Hall 2,  Maybury Centre, Board School Road, Woking, GU21 5HD. Free to members, guests are welcome for a fee of £3. Refreshments are available before and after the meeting. Doors open at 7.40pm for an 8pm start.

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Women and the Victorian Army

Our next talk is on Monday 1st April in Hall 2, The Maybury Centre, Board School Road, Woking GU21 5HD

 Dan Allen will talk about Women in the Victorian Army.

The talk is free to members and guests are welcome for a fee of £3. Refreshments are served before and after the meeting. Parking is available at the Centre.

Doors open at 7.40pm for an 8pm start.

Saturday, 15 December 2018

'Cannabis, combined with a stimulant in large doses, rather than small ones, may be given.' A look at drug use in Victorian Asylums.

Our next meeting will be on Monday 4th February 2019 when Helen Gristwood will talk about the use of drugs in Victorian Asylums. The meeting starts at 8pm with doors open at 7.40pm for refreshments.

This will be our first meeting in Hall 2, The Maybury Centre, Board School Road, Woking GU21 5HD

Parking is available. If the Centre carpark appears to be full, drive straight through and park in the school beyond.