Links

Many of the web sites listed here may be of particular interest to anyone who is researching the history of Oxted and its neighbouring area or the county of Surrey

https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/culture-and-leisure/history-centre

Surrey History Centre at Woking, with archives dating back to the 12th century

https://www.surreyarchaeology.org.uk/

Surrey Archaeological Society, incorporating Surrey History journal

http://bournesoc.org.uk/

The Bourne Society, which covers the history of north east Surrey

https://www.british-history.ac.uk/

British History on-line

https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

The British Newspaper Archive, which is accessible by fee or at a local library

http://www.histparl.ac.uk/

The official History of Parliament, which contains biographical profiles of Members of Parliament from medieval times to 1832, and articles about each constituency

https://www.oxforddnb.com/

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, containing over 60,000 biographies of significant figures in British history; accessible with a Surrey Library card number

https://www.balh.org.uk/

The British Association for Local History

https://www.bahs.org.uk/

The British Agricultural History Society, with back copies of its journal the Agricultural History Review

http://www.eastsurreymuseum.org.uk/

The East Surrey Museum in Caterham

https://www.eastsurreyfhs.org.uk/

East Surrey Family History Society

https://surreymuseums.org.uk/

The Surrey Museums Partnership, which supports more than 40 museums in the county

http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4

A collection of nearly 700 trade and local directories for the 1760s to 1910 for English and Welsh counties, maintained by the University of Leicester

https://historicengland.org.uk/

The National Heritage List for England, which is the official register of listed and historic buildings and sites

http://www.lostheritage.org.uk/index.html

A guide to country houses that have been demolished or left to ruin over the years, including many in Surrey, with some photographs

https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/

Maps, statistics and some articles about places in the UK from 1801, run by the University of Portsmouth

https://maps.nls.uk/

Historic maps of Britain on the National Library of Scotland website

https://townmaps.history.ac.uk/

A catalogue of more than 8,000 historic town maps of Britain

https://www.exploringsurreyspast.org.uk/

A guide to people, places and themes in Surrey history

https://opendomesday.org/

A free on-line copy of the Domesday Book. Information on 151 places in Surrey mentioned in the text is at:

https://opendomesday.org/county/surrey/


https://epns.nottingham.ac.uk/

The Survey of English Place-Names, a British Academy Research Project run by the English Place-Name Society and supported by the University of Nottingham and others. Nottingham's Institute for Name Studies is also home to another project:

http://kepn.nottingham.ac.uk/

The Key to English Place Names - a guide to the interpretation of the names of English towns, cities and villages

https://theclergydatabase.org.uk/

The Clergy of the Church of England Database provides biographical information about individual clergymen from 1540-1835

http://www.sihg.org.uk/

The Surrey Industrial History Group

https://gracesguide.co.uk/

Grace's Guide to British Industrial History, with nearly 150,000 pages of information and more than 230,000 images