Other web sites containing local information
Redhill Centre for Local and Family History
http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/sccwebsite/sccwspages.nsf/LookupWebPagesByTITLE_RTF/Redhill+centre+for+local+and+family+history?opendocument
This centre was set up to promote interest in the towns and families of Redhill, Reigate and surrounding area from the earliest times to the present day. The address is a bit long so click on it to go there or copy it for your own use.
Redhill and surrounding area
www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Clarke/Pics/Surrey/Redhill
Richard Clarke's personal site showing pictures he's taken - some from the air - of Redhill town and surrounding district. There's a map of the area with points to click on to see pictures of that place. Click on the pictures to enlarge them
Redhill Football Club
www.web-teams.co.uk/club.asp?club=redhillfcclubshop
Info on the club
(The history of football in Redhill is with in
'
A History of Redhill' vol 1, pages 135-137. The untitled picture on p136 is of William Peskett, who ran the Tower public house in Redhill and also used to play for the team in its early days.)
Reigate of Old
www.oldreigate.com
A site providing numerous pictures of Reigate in days gone by.
Reigate 1920s and 30s
www.reigatehistory.co.uk
Video called 'From the Archives' contains archive film footage of Redhill and Reigate in the 1920s and 1930s. It was released in Autumn of 2002 and is now on sale in Redhill and Reigate. Topics in the films include the Reigate Borough Carnivals in the 1920s and 1930s and events surrounding the Jubilee of George V in 1935 in those towns. Details of the video and a picture of its front cover are shown.
Reigate
www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk
The official site of the Borough Council, which covers the towns of Banstead in the north, Redhill, Reigate and Horley, plus areas around and between. Lots of community and other information including a section about Tatton Winter, a well known artist who painted many water colour scenes of Reigate and other places in England and abroad (but not of Redhill, as far as I know). Some of his paintings can be seen on the site.
Merstham
www.merstham.co.uk
Merstham is the area immediately north of Redhill, and this site is dedicated to its history plus general information and comment.
Merstham
www.mersthamcc.co.uk
Merstham Cricket Club is constantly looking for new members, apply via their website.
Horley
www.horleyhistory.org.uk
Occupying a dedicated area of Horley Library the Centre exists to encourage interest in the study of the town & its surrounding villages of Burstow,Charlwood,Horne,Salfords & Smallfield from the earliest times to the present day.
The local history stock of the library has been combined with material held by Horley Local History Society & supplemented by census records,parish registers,large scale maps & other essential data,including publications by the Society,to provide an extensive set of resources.
Shere, Gomshall and Peaslake Local History Society
www.gomshall.freeserve.co.uk/sglshhp.htm
Apart from giving information about its own activities this website also carries links to many other sites of interest to local historians
Surrey History Centre
www.surreycc.gov.uk/surreyhistoryservice
The Surrey History Service collects and preserves archives and printed material relating to all aspects of the history of Surrey, and makes them available for reference. It can help to discover family histories; trace house, street or town histories; provide information about famous Surrey people and landmarks; or research a school or university project. The History Service was formed by the merger of the former Surrey Record Office based in County Hall in Kingston, the Guildford Muniment Room and the Surrey Local Studies Library. It provides a wide range of services from its base in the purpose-built centre in Woking.

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This page is part of Alan Moore's website at www.redhill-reigate-history.co.uk