Villages Study Group meeting: maps, plans and Hearth Tax records

Saturday, 31 January, 2009 - 10:00 to 16:30

1000  Tea and coffee available

1030  Welcome and introduction

1035  The development of maps and estate plans  Carole Garrard, Local Studies Librarian, Surrey History Centre


Carole will talk on the historical development of mapping, illustrated by examples from Surrey; she will also demonstrate the use of the Centre's search facilities for maps and plans

1130  Rectifying and Manipulating Maps of Different Periods 


A workshop led by Richard Savage on theory and practice, with examples by Ken Bewsey and Richard Christophers from their study of Old Woking.

1230   Lunch  -  bring your own or lunch in town.


During this period Carole Garrard will conduct smaller groups into the Research Room of the History Centre to see a display of historic maps from Surrey.

1400   The Interpretation of Hearth Tax Returns   Roehampton University Research Team

1500   Open discussion

1530   Close


Cost :  £5 per person payable on the day




Postal Address: 
Surrey History Centre
Goldsworth Road
GU21 6ND