Local History Symposium

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Saturday, 12 October, 2024 - 09:30 to 15:00

Surrey Local History Committee

A Committee of Surrey Archaeological Society

Registered Charity 272098

Medieval Surrey

Saturday 12 October 2024

at Surrey History Centre 130, Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey,

GU21 6ND

9.55 am to 4.15 pm


 9.30 am         Registration

 9.55 am         Welcome Gerry Moss Chairman of Surrey Local History Committee

10.00 am        Rob Briggs (Chair SAS Medieval Studies Forum)

                        Insights from Early Medieval Charters: Farnham as a Case Study?

10.40 am        Coffee or tea

11.10 am        Dr. Michael Shapland (University College London/Archaeology South-East)

The Dragon’s Hill: A Medieval Rock-Cut Shrine and Regional Assembly Site near Guildford

11.50 am        Mike Page (Surrey County Archivist)

                        Conflicted loyalties: researching Surrey's gentry in the Wars of the Roses

12.30 pm        Lunch (coffee or tea available)


2.00 pm          Dr. David Stone (Head of History and Politics, Torquay Boys' Grammar School)

                        Medieval Surrey through the lens of manorial accounts

2.40 pm          Madeline Hutchins (Chaldon History Group)

                        Chaldon Court 1366: a Medieval Mystery

3.20                Lucy Quinnell (Independent)

                        The Steward's Tale: Resolving Rowhurst

4.00                Discussion and Closing remarks

4.15                Close


Coffee or tea are included. Please make your own arrangements for lunch. It is recommended to bring a packed lunch as there are few cafes near Surrey History Centre. Tickets are £15.00. Please book online using 'Book' at the top of this page. Payment can be made by credit card as a guest.  Confirmation will be sent by e-mail and your name added to the register of attendees. It is advisable to book early as places are limited. 

Tickets on the day will be £18.00 payable in cash only.

Postal Address: 
Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
GU21 6ND