Last update
30 May 2020

Banstead History Research Group
Local history research on Banstead, Nork, Tadworth, Tattenham Corner, Burgh Heath, Chipstead,Woodmansterne, Kingswood, Lower Kingswood, and Walton on the Hill in the county of Surrey.

Banstead Village sign - photo by Lewis Wood

CORONAVIRUS - Local libraries are closed due the the current restrictions however members of The Banstead History Research Group are still available to answer local history questions via email. Contact the Banstead History Research Group.

Photo Archive
 carpenters who built the Lych gate at Woodmansterne
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own local photos
New Feature
JD at Beechholme
This Beechholme kid became VERY famous
Past on Glass
Sutton library
Group photographs
We have many!
Are you in one?
Postcard collections
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your postcards
Memories and
old photographs
Researching ancestors
Our Genealogist
can help
Documents or photos
Wanted - Also old cine film of Banstead?
WW1 100 years
Commemorations held at All Saints Church
War Memorial
Banstead War

The Banstead History Research Group welcomes all contributions, comments and / or enquiries. Why not send us yours?

Take a look through our collection of publications

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 A Concise History of Banstead Tattenham Corner Estate Burgh Heath in Words and Pictures Womens Institute Scrapbook 1965 World War II - My Teenage Years by John MacKenzie.  Nork - the Halden Estates Co. A Boys War Colin Sutherland Banstead_Common_Estate Banstead_Miscellany The Life and times of Hubert De Burgh - Lord of the Manor of Banstead, Justicier of England Woodmansterne -  ABrief Historical Account When the Railways Came- How the local villages grew and changed. Some Women of Banstead Priestmere - An Early Tewentieth Century Tadworth House Woodmansterne -  In Words and Pictures  Rose's Story  Banstead Boy at Trafalgar -George Perceval  The Nork Estate between the World Wars  Beechholme - A Children's Village previously Kensington and Chelsea District School and prior to that ,Banstead Cottage Homes  Banstead - Past and Present These Men of Banstead - Stories from the War Memorial  A Celebration - Banstead Arts Festival Society 30 Years  the Church of St Mary's Burgh Heath - The first 100 years Garratts_Hall - the story of a Victorian Gentleman's Residence All Saints Banstead Banstead - Three Lectures on its History.  World War II The Banstead Ammunition Depot A History of Poor Law and Charity Relief in Banstead  Memories of Wartime Banstead District Early_Banstead  Banstead Then_And_Now - The Changing Scene of Surrey Village Life Beechholme_Breezy_Downs by Geoff Marshall World War II The Banstead Wood Camp byjohn Sweetman  Banstead_A_History - How a Village Grew and Changed  - The Village School Banstead  and Henry Knibbs - Victorian Schoolmaster. With best Wishes - a selection of  poems on Life Itself - by Cherrie Almond

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