Local History, Research & Ancestry

Our museum archives and reference library are for everyone to consult. We have a dedicated research room for those wishing to access our extensive local history archive which includes newspapers, rate books, family history, building history and information files on a variety of subjects.
Please book your appointment in advance

museum@surreyheath.gov.uk  or  01276 707284


Local Landmarks, People, & Places

Learn more about the people and places of Surrey Heath with our history snippets below.


Family Research

Want to find out about your ancestors? Here are some handy tips to get you started.


Doing your own local history research

If you want to know more you can do your own research. Here's some tips to help you on your way.

  • How the Museum can help

  • External links to help your research