• Society excavation at Abinger July 2017
  • Abinger Research Centre
  • SIHG images


We are the foremost charity supporting the study of the archaeology and history of the county of Surrey. We hold regular lectures and conferences, as well as publishing annual Collections and a regular Bulletin.

Find out more about us here.


Book online for SHERF 18! November 6, 2018

The Surrey Archaeological Society's Research Committee Autumn 2018 Conference "Investigating Life before the Romans" is on Saturday 17th November 2018 at the Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall, starting at 10.00 and finishing at 15.45.

Consultation on proposed cut-back at Surrey History Centre November 6, 2018

Surrey County Council have just launched a public consultation about the shape of its services in the future to help it set a sustainable budget. The consultation is now live and the Council wishes to hear the views of as many people as possible by Friday 4 January 2019.

SyAS receives an HLF grant to expand its training and outreach opportunities! September 12, 2018

This September, Surrey Archaeological Society has received a National Lottery grant totalling £90,000 for an exciting two-year heritage project, Sustainable Impact, which is spread across various locations throughout Surrey.

You can now join the Society or renew your membership online April 24, 2018

Online joining and renewal are now available on this website, with payment by credit or debit card through Paypal. You can now complete all the forms and make payment online with just a few clicks of your mouse.

IMPORTANT : do not renew online if you pay via standing order or have already renewed with a paper form.


The Society has the best specialist archaeological library in the county, and holds a valuable archive of Surrey material.


The Society has several Special Interest Groups, specialising in certain periods or areas.


The Society publishes several regular journals as well as books about Surrey archaeology and history.


The Society encourages research into the history and archaeology of Surrey.