Sunday, 17 May 2015

Surrey in the Civil War

Laurence Spring will talk on Surrey in the Civil War on Monday June 1st at 8pm at the Holiday Inn, Woking. Members free, guests £3.

Digging The Trenches: The Archaeology of the Western Front

Saturday 11th July
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Surrey History Centre

This talk by Andy Robertshaw, linked to the book of the same name, examines the ways in which archaeology can inform the understanding and interpretation of the Great war. The presentation uses a number of case studies to explore how the remains of soldiers found during excavation can be identified after being missing in action for nearly 100 years.
Tickets £5

To book visit:
Please book online, in person at Surrey History Centre or in any Surrey Library,
or phone 01483 518737.

The Lushingtons and Their Circle

The Lushingtons and Their Circle

Monday 6 July 2015
Refreshments from 6.30pm, event 7pm - 9pm

A talk by Dr David Taylor FSA based on his work researching and cataloguing
the archive of the Lushington family of Ockham and Cobham.
This extremely important archive provides insights into the lives of numerous
well known figures from the Victorian period as well as wonderful snapshots
of life in Surrey and London in the second half of the nineteenth century.
Join David for this free talk which will follow the Surrey History Trust AGM.
To reserve a place please contact the Trust using the details below.

Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road,
Woking, Surrey, GU21 6ND
Tel: 01483 518737

Friday, 8 May 2015

Woking Palace Open Days

Just a reminder that the next open days are Saturday and Sunday May 16th and
17th from 11 am until 5 pm with last tour of the site at 4pm. The days will include
Medieval and Tudor Musical instrument playing by Jez Smith and Marian Malcher
will be coming with her displays about Bees and Honey.There will be other local
history displays plus archaeology displays from previous digs. Walking tours to the
palace will also run from Old Woking at 2pm. We are also planning to have some
children's activities.
Anyone wishing to help by volunteering on those two days please contact Jean
Follett on 01483 768685 or

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Surrey in the Civil War

Laurence Spring will talk about Surrey in the Civil War on Monday June 1st at the Holiday Inn, Woking at 8pm. Free to members of the Society, guests £3.