Banstead History Research Group

Banstead Village sign - photo by Lewis Wood

Useful research links
Banstead images and postcards
To view, or contribute, recent photos of Banstead www.geograph.co.uk
To view, or contribute, old photos of Banstead www.bansteadvillage.com
Francis Frith site which can be searched by town and shows old postcards www.francisfrith.co.uk
Local history
Surrey local history sites www.surreycc.gov
Belmont local history www.belmonthistory.org.uk
Details of The Surrey History Centre in Woking www.surreycc.gov.uk/surreyhistoryservice
Family history
Census records - A research guide www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
Free UK Genealogy www.freebmd.org.uk/
East Surrey Family History Society which includes the Banstead area www.eastsurreyfhs.org.uk.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission site (by soldier's name) www.cwgc.org
Order birth, marriage or death certificates www.gov.uk/research-family-history
Trace the history of your house www.surreycc.gov.uk
Archive resources
National Archives www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
Surrey maps, manorial maps and enclose maps www.surreycc.gov.uk
Old documents including wills www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk
British Pathe news films www.britishpathe.com
Transcripts of trials www.oldbaileyonline.org