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A Glimpse Of Women Munitions Workers During The First World War

By David Rose With a number of light engineering factories in Guildford during the First World War, it’s not surprising that women were employed too, as the firms produced munitions…

Notice: Guildford’s Street And Road Names Talk By David Rose, July 12

Local historian and writer David Rose will be giving his illustrated talk on the origins of Guildford’s street and road names on Tuesday, July 12, at Onslow Village Hall. The…

Who Recalls Pleasure Trips Along The Wey Navigation In The 1960s On The Narrowboat Arcturus II?

By David Rose Back in the 1960s there was a narrowboat that gave pleasure trips along the River Wey Navigations and further afield too. The narrowboat was called Arcturus II…

Go On David Rose’s River Wey Navigation Guided Walk: The Wey To The Past, Pyrford

Join local historian and writer David Rose on Saturday, June 18, for a circular walk along the River Wey Navigation starting at Pyrford Church and returning by public footpaths. There…

Through Time: Flashback To June 1953 – The Big Royal Event

By David Reading A timely recollection of the Queen’s Coronation in 1953 It was the big event of 1953: the Queen’s Coronation. And the people of Midleton Road were among…

V1 Flying Bomb Attacks On Send and Ripley – Burnt Common Incident And Others

By Frank Phillipson A detailed follow up to John Glanfield’s recollections of the Burnt Common V1 incident published previously. The V1 Flying Bomb attacks on Britain began on the  June…

Photo Feature: Additional Repairs for Guildford House Mathematical Tiles

By Hugh Coakley We tend to think cladding for aesthetics is a modern approach to building construction but not so. The mathematical tiling at the rear of the 17th-century Guildford…

New Murals Brighten Up Jeffries Passage and Railway Station

By David Rose New murals have been unveiled in Guildford that add much colour and brightness to the town. On Monday this week (May 16) four panels were unveiled in…

Notice: Zoom Into Illustrated History Talk: British Railway Bygones

Join local historians and writers Geoff Burch and David Rose when they give their new illustrated talk British Railway Bygones online via Zoom on Wednesday, May 25, at 7.30pm. Enjoy…

Looking Back At Guildford Rotarians’ Service And Fundraising As They Celebrate Their Centenary

Members of the Rotary Club of Guildford are celebrating the club’s 100th anniversary and have been charting its history from its beginnings to the present day. Based on an anniversary…

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