For a comprehensive list of other Surrey local history sites visit www.gomshall.freeserve.co.uk
For Belmont local history visit www.belmonthistory.org.uk
For details of The Surrey History Centre in Woking visit www.surreycc.gov.uk/surreyhistoryservice
To view the census compiled for 1901 visit www.1901census.nationalarchives.gov.uk
To view the Parish registers, and census compiled for 1881 visit www.familysearch.org
The 1881 census can be searched free of charge.
To view the UK civil registration from 1837 - 1901 (not yet complete for all years) visit http://freebmd.rootsweb.com
To view information on wartime defences visit www.britarch.ac.uk/projects/dob/index.html
To search the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site (by soldier's name) visit www.cwgc.org
To search the East Surrey Family History Society which includes the Banstead area, visit www.eastsurreyfhs.org.uk. For other areas try www.familyrecords.gov
To search through Surrey County Council's collection of maps, deeds etc, visit www.surreycc.org.uk/surreyhistoryservice
To search the national archives visit www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
To download a variety of old documents including wills, visit www.documentsonline.pro.gov.uk
To search the archive of Francis Frith postcards which can be searched by town and shows the postcards available visit www.francisfrith.co.uk
To search the British Pathe news films and view the films visit www.britishpathe.com
To view text of the Victoria county histories & the 1871 OS map visit http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search.asp
To search the indexes to births marriages and deaths from 1837 to 1984 visit www.findmypast.com
...1861 census now added to the information available online from 2 March 2005.
To look for transcripts of trials, visit www.oldbaileyonline.org
To view, or contribute, recent photos of Banstead visit www.geograph.co.uk