Medieval/Early Modern


Reading Manorial Account Rolls (Part 1)


St Catherine's Village Hall
Chestnut Avenue
GU2 4HF Guildford

Reading Manorial Account Rolls

A Practical Introduction

Two day-schools

Tutor: Dr David Stone


Saturday 8 February 2014 (9.30 am to 3.45 pm)

St Catherines Village Hall, Chestnut Avenue, Guildford GU2 4HF

·         Introduction and manorial accounts in translation

Village Studies Day


Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
GU21 6ND Woking

This day will feature Professor Christopher Dyer CBE FBA Emeritus Professor at Leicester University as the keynote speaker. Other speakers will include Richard Savage FSA who will provide an update of his studies of Old Woking. Further details are attached below.

Medieval Studies Forum Meeting - "Surrey, Town & Country"


Cobham Village Hall
Lushington Drive
KT11 2LU Cobham, SRY
United Kingdom

The Medieval Studies Forum will meet in Cobham Village Hall. The programme (attached) includes a variety of presentations together with discussions and debate on the contribution on the Saxon and post-conquest periods that the Forum will present to the Surrey Historic Environment Research Framework (SHERF)  Conference in the autumn.

Esher Test Pitting


Esher Church of England High School Esher
United Kingdom
51° 22' 10.1532" N, 0° 21' 57.3372" W

There will be test pitting at Esher Church of England High School on Saturday and Sunday 26 and 27 October. The project will be looking for the remains of a medieval settlement that used to exist on the school grounds. These dates and times are subject to confirmation by the School and to that extent  provisional. Volunteers will be called for as soon as confirmation has been obtained.

Woking Palace Excavations


Woking Palace
off Carter's Lane Old Woking
GU22 8JG Woking
United Kingdom
51° 18' 18.936" N, 0° 31' 44.2344" W

There are opportunities for both experienced diggers and beginners to participate in this years excavations at Woking Palace. There are also opportunities to try finds processing.Work is expected to take place on site from Wednesday to Sunday in each of the weeks.
Please see the attached application form. Hannah Potter of SCAU will be co-ordinating the allocation of places.

To see reports of previous seasons of excavations at Woking Palace go to


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