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11 Skeletons Found at Guildford’s Oldest Church

By Mary Alexander formerly of Guildford Museum Eleven skeletons were discovered in the excavations at St. Mary’s Church in Quarry Street in 2019 and 2020, an audience of local history…

A Time to Remember a Young RAF Volunteer Training Reserve Airman

By David Rose “Dear Mary. We had a terrible blow this evening – Ray was killed flying solo, crashed into a bungalow upside down. Perhaps you heard on the wireless.…

Notice: New Exhibition, A Tale of Two Villages, at Ripley Museum

A Tale of Two Villages is a new exhibition at Send & Ripley History’s Society’s museum. It is a broad brush look at the history of the two villages but…

Museum’s New Exhibition Puts the Spotlight on Wartime Secret Agents

A new exhibition at Guildford Museum focuses on Second World War secret agents of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and some very local connections of where they undertook their training.…

All Welcome to Hear David Rose’s Talk on the History of Royalty in Surrey

Local historian and writer David Rose is giving his illustrated talk on the history of royalty in Surrey at Godalming Baptist Church on Friday evening, November 17. The illustrated talk…

Take a Look at the Lives of People Who Were in the Guildford Union Workhouse in 1881

By David Rose The Spike is a fascinating heritage attraction off Warren Road, Guildford. It’s a time capsule that’s a surviving part of the Guildford Union Workhouse where vagrants could…

Mystery Now Likely Solved: How Yorky’s Railway Bridge Got Its Name

By Frank Phillipson The origins of the name Yorky’s (or Yorkies or Yorke’s) bridge to the north of Guildford station, and the reason it was built, have been pondered for…

Free Guided Walks Along the River Wey Navigations with the National Trust

Here are two free guided walks along stretches of the historic River Wey Navigations coming up in November. The first, on Saturday, November 4, will be led by local historian…

Talk on Stoughton History by David Rose and Music by the Rhythm of Life Community Choir Too!

Local historian, writer and musician David Rose will be giving an illustrated talk on the history of Stoughton and performing with the Rhythm of Life Community Choir at an evening…

A Big Thank You to All who Took Part in Heritage Open Days

By Gavin Morgan founder of the Guildford Heritage Forum Congratulations to everyone who took part in this year’s Heritage Open Days events. If you missed them, click on the link…