Medieval/Early Modern


Surrey Roads from Turnpike to Motorway


The Institute
67 High Street
KT22 8AH Leatherhead , SRY
United Kingdom

Surrey Roads from Turnpike to Motorway, talk by Gordon Knowles – SIHG.
Part of the Surrey Industrial History Group Leatherhead lecture series.
Attendance is for the whole series only.

Medieval Studies Forum - Study visit to Chichester


Chichester Cathedral
West Street
PO19 1RP Chichester

A visit has been arranged to see the medieval aspects of this city. The day will start with a tour of the Cathedral at 11am followed by visits to the Cathedral Precincts, the Bishop's Palace and St Mary's Hospital. The afternoon will close with a walking tour of medieval Chichester taking in a variety of the principal sites. The day will be led by Peter Balmer.

The meeting point will be Chichester Cathedral, West Street. Attendance will be by ticket costing £8, available from the Society's office at Castle Arch in Guildford. The detailed programme and application form is attached.

Death, Disease and Damnation


Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall
Woodfield Road
KT21 2BE Ashtead

The theme for the Local History Committee’s annual symposium next year will be 'Death, Disease and Damnation' exploring attitudes to death and its causes, belief, burial and commemoration. It will be attended by local historians from across Surrey and local history societies put on displays.The Gravett Award will be presented to the group presenting the best display.

If you would like to reserve display space (which is free) please contact Glenys Crocker,6 Burwood Close, Guildford GU1 2SB; 01483 565821;


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