Surrey Diarists

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Saturday, 3 November, 2018 - 10:15 to 16:00

Surrey Archaeological Society’s Local History Committee and Surrey Heritage


Surrey Diarists

Saturday 3 November 2018
at Surrey History Centre 130, Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6ND


10.15 Registration

10.30-11.00 .  Dr. Catherine Ferguson, University of Roehampton .  Pepys and Guildford: ‘A dull place, but good air’

11.00-11.30.    Isabel Sullivan, Surrey History CentreNumbering his days. The diaries of John Evelyn

11.30-12.00      Coffee

12.00-12.30 .   Gordon CoxThe Traveller for Pleasure: William Bray in Georgian Britain, 1760s-1820s

12.30-1.00 .     Alan Gibbs      Lucy Broadwood’s diaries: Perspectives on music and the arts in Surrey and London

1.00-1.15         Discussion

1.15 -2.15        Lunch

2.15-2.45 .       Dr. David Taylor FSA, Chairman of Surrey History Trust    Culture, Society and the World of the New Woman:

                                                                                                                                    the Diaries of Susan Lushington, 1882-1903

2.45-3.15          Mike Page, Surrey History Centre .   ‘Stirring Times': the World War I diaries of Frederick Robinson of Cobham

3.15-3.45 .        Kirsty Pattrick, Mass Observation Archive Projects Officer    Introducing our diarists; Mass Observation and everyday life

3.45-4.00 .        Discussion, tea and close

Tickets £12.00 in advance £15.00 on the day.

You can book online with card payment using Paypal by clicking on the Book tab above. It is advisable to book early as places are limited.
Morning and afternoon refreshments are included. Please make your own arrangements for lunch. It is recommended to bring a packed lunch as there are no cafes near the Surrey History Centre.

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