Search Results for: surrey - Page 3 of 14947

Sites of Suffragette history in the Surrey Historic Environment Record

February 6, 20185:46 pmLeave a Comment

To mark the centenary of the passing of The Representation of the People Act on 6th February 1918, by which some British women received the right to vote for the first time, this blog post takes a look at some of the buildings in Surrey that are entered in the Historic Environment Record and still survive as witnesses […]

David Williams, Surrey Finds Liaison Officer: Obituary

January 26, 201810:53 amLeave a Comment

The following is the text of the address given at David’s funeral and subsequently published newsletter of the Society of Antiquaries. David Williams FSA died on 9 December aged 68. He was elected a Fellow of the Society in April 1998. Sally Worrell FSA has kindly written this tribute, with help from his second cousin […]

Surrey Heritage Showcase 2017

September 20, 20173:41 pmLeave a Comment

Discover history on your doorstep 10.30am – 2.30pm Saturday 14 October 2017 Cranleigh Arts Centre 1 High Street, Cranleigh, GU6 8AS The Surrey Heritage Showcase is back! The year’s event will focus on Cranleigh and Ewhurst. This will be our sixth Heritage Showcase in the county which is a unique event that brings together not […]

Introduction to Mental Health Hospitals in Surrey

August 14, 201711:45 am

Surrey had more mental hospitals than most English counties and this is reflected both in the quantity of surviving records and in the increasing numbers of people visiting Surrey History Centre to look at them. In the 1990s many mental hospitals were closed as developments in medication allowed society to move away from residential care […]

Surrey Museums i-spy Challenge!

August 4, 201710:18 amLeave a Comment

If you are looking for great days out with your family, then why not visit one of Surrey’s fantastic museums or galleries and get involved with hands-on workshops, activities or events. The challenge runs every year from April to September, always with a different trail theme. This year is all about Surrey Super Women, celebrating just some of the many women who have […]

Seeking Surrey Ancestors! New Blog

July 27, 20179:49 amLeave a Comment

Hello, and welcome to the Seeking Surrey Ancestors Family History Blog. My name is Jane Lewis and I am a qualified genealogist working at Surrey History Centre, the county archive and local studies library for Surrey. With thousands of enquiries and visitors every year, we can advise and assist with all aspects of family history […]

Seeking Surrey Ancestors!

July 14, 201711:36 amLeave a Comment

Hello, and welcome to the Seeking Surrey Ancestors Family History Blog. My name is Jane Lewis and I am a qualified genealogist working at Surrey History Centre, the county archive and local studies library for Surrey. With thousands of enquiries and visitors every year, we can advise and assist with all aspects of family history […]

Researching Your Ancestors in Surrey

July 14, 201711:20 amLeave a Comment

Hello, and welcome to the Seeking Surrey’s Ancestors Family History Blog. My name is Jane Lewis and I am a qualified genealogist working at Surrey History Centre, the county archive and local studies library for Surrey. With thousands of enquiries and visitors every year, we can advise and assist with all aspects of family history […]

The March of the Women: Surrey’s Road to the Vote

July 5, 201712:28 pm

Surrey Heritage has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant of £99,300 grant to explore and celebrate Surrey’s role in winning the vote for women. The project, called ‘The March of the Women: Surrey’s Road to the Vote’, will mark the 2018 centenary of the 1918 Act of Parliament which gave the vote to […]

The March of the Women: Surrey’s Road to the vote!

June 9, 201710:01 amLeave a Comment

Surrey Heritage is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of almost £100,000 for a project to commemorate Surrey’s role in the fight for women’s right to vote! The project, called ‘The March of the Women: Surrey’s Road to the Vote’ will culminate next year to mark the centenary […]