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The Great Storm That Wreaked Havoc 30 Years Ago Across The County

By David Rose Thirty years ago (October 16, 1987) southern England witnessed a storm that is still remembered to this day. Trees were uprooted and power lines were brought down.…

Where Is This? No.276

By David Rose The ivy-covered house seen as the vintage picture on the previous Where Is This? No.275 is at Milford, at the junction of Portsmouth Road, Church Road and…

Discover Medieval Innovations That Changed The World At Guildford Museum And Castle

Discover the Medieval innovations that changed the world at Guildford Museum and Castle from October 7 to 29. It showcases 15 inventions of the period, all of which allow visitors…

Where is This? No.275

By David Rose The parade of shops at Fairlands was featured as the mystery vintage picture in the previous Where is This? post. Most readers who replied were correct, but…

Thrill Of Meeting British Blues Guitarist Peter Green 50 Years Ago

Former journalist Dave Reading recalls a brief encounter with one of his guitar heroes at a Guildford gig 50 years ago. A friend of mine was talking about memorable moments…

Exhibition Focuses on Send At Ripley Museum

The latest exhibition at Send & Ripley History Society’s museum next to Ripley Village Hall is running until the end of December. Click on image to enlarge.…

David Rose’s Local History Talk On Stoughton and Walk Focusing on Bellfields – Both This Weekend

Join local historian and Guildford Dragon NEWS writer David Rose at one or even both events he is presenting this weekend (September 23 and 24). On Saturday evening he is…

Where Is This? No.274

By David Rose From the replies received to the previous Where Is This? (No.273), there were three different suggestions as to the location of the vintage picture. It was suggested…

See Some Historic Military Drill At Henley Fort

Events will be taking place with military precision at Henley Fort on The Mount, Guildford, this Sunday (September 10) as part of Heritage Open Days weekend. Built in 1896 as┬áthe…

Superb New Book On The History Of Burpham

For good local history research you need dedication and be prepared to leave ‘no stone unturned’ in your quest. And this is what Moria MacQuaide Hall has done in writing…

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