Villages Study Group Workshop on Manorial Records

Saturday, 20 September, 2008 - 11:30 to 16:45


10.30am          Tea and Coffee available

10.50am          Welcome & Introduction

11.00am          Isabel Sullivan:  ‘An Introduction to Manorial Documents'.  Isabel is an archivist with an interest in Latin working at the History Centre

                       Matthew Piggott:  ‘Manorial Documents: their survival and how to locate them.'  Matthew is also an archivist at the Centre and will demonstrate the use of the online Manorial Document Register

12.30pm          Lunch Break - bring your own sandwiches or lunch in the town.  Tea and coffee will be available

  1.30pm          Updates:

                       Cranleigh      Michael Miller - Implications from the recent dendro dates

                                           Judie English   - The discovery of a new manor

 2.30pm          Break

 2.45pm          Esher           Pamela Reading and colleagues

                      Bookham      Derek Renn

                      Hambledon  Audrey Monk

  3.45pm         Close (building shuts at 4pm)


The cost of the day will be £5 per person payable on the day. It would be helpful if you could let us know if you plan to attend by completing and returning attached form or by e-mailing by 12 September. 

Surrey History Centre is located at 130 Goldsworth Road in Woking. It is approximately 2/3 of a mile from the Train and Bus Stations via the pedestrian route. Exit the train Station on the northern or town side i.e. from Platform 1.  


Parking is available free of charge at the Surrey History Centre. Access to the car park is from Kingsway at the rear of the building.


You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and eat it in the meeting room where tea and coffee will be available.  The Surrey History Centre is about 15 minutes walk from Woking Town centre with its coffee shops, cafes and bakeries.  There is a pub quite close by and Morrison's Supermarket, which is about 5 minutes walk away, has a café and also sells sandwiches and salads etc.

N.B. Isabel and Matt have kindly said that they will be available for informal discussion in the meeting room during the lunch break

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