These pages will help you find out more about how Surrey has changed over time, from the Palaeolithic (Old Stone Age) to the present day.

You can start exploring our timeline below…

…or simply click below for more information about each period

3 Responses to Times

  1. John Lindsay says:

    Now the Surrey Archaeology Collections are digitised in ADS, and the records are in British Archaeology Bibliography, it would be interesting to see how easy it is to make linked data connections with this resource.

  2. John Lindsay says:

    I used term neolithic to go through the first volume index and found 11 entries. The matter is partly that the digitisation means really big files, and in public libraries these are opened in Adobe reader, so finding the article from the index means a lot of messing around.

  3. […] The historic country of Surrey stretched from the banks of the Thames to the North Downs but Greater London has since encroached and will be dealt with in a separate blog post. Unfortunately, because Surrey has been densely settled and farmed over the millennia, a lot of prehistoric evidence has been destroyed. The best place to go to for a run down of Surrey’s history is Exploring Surrey’s Past, especially the overviews of time periods. […]

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