- Local History Sites
- Ash Museum
- This is Sally Jenkinson's site for Ash Museum
and Ash and District Local History Society, Lots of information on Ash,
Ash Vale and Tongham.
History Service Website
- 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. We can help you discover your family history;
learn about famous Surrey people, buildings, businesses and organisations;
trace the history of your house, street, town or community; or research
a school or university project. Also Surrey History Service Collections
Catalogue Surrey History Centre is the place of deposit for official records
of Surrey County Council, district councils, civil parishes, Church of
England parishes also holding tithe, manorial and private records.
- The Surrey Archaeological Society exists to help protect, record and
interpret all aspects of the history and archaeology of Surrey.
- ..........The Surrey Industrial History Group is a group
of the Surrey Archaeological Society with a membership approaching two
hundred. It grew out of an adult education course on industrial archaeology
held at the University of Surrey in 1975.
- The Guildford Institute
- The Guildford Institute with its floor-to-ceiling bookcases, fine collection of historical volumes and Victorian periodicals,
modern fiction and non-fiction, the Library has been in the same room since 1892 and is open Tuesdays to Saturdays
for research and for Members to borrow books.
- British History Online is the digital library containing some of the
core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern
history of the British Isles. Created by the Institute of Historical Research
and the History of Parliament Trust, aim to support academic and personal
users around the world in their learning, teaching and research.
- Some pages you might like to see are from the 1911 book "A History
of the County of Surrey", Parishes - Ash , Worplesdon , Puttenham and Pirbright
- The Rural
The Rural Life Centre is an entirely private collection and run by a charitable
trust. It is pleasantly distributed over ten acres of field, woodland and
- Pirbright Historians
- Pirbright Historians researching people and places in and around the
Historic Farnborough - take a virtual tour, visit the gallery, and read
memories to see how Farnborough's history has changed the town over the
- The Brookwood
- The Brookwood Cemetery Society is a voluntary group dedicated to the
preservation, history and appreciation of Brookwood Cemetery. The cemetery
was opened in November 1854, and was the largest in the world. It was originally
called the London Necropolis or Woking Cemetery.
- Domestic Buildings
- The "DBRC" is an independent group of volunteers - founded
in 1970 - engaged in the study and recording of traditional domestic architecture
William Cobbett Society
- The William Cobbett Society was founded in 1976 to bring together those
who have an interest in the life and writings of William Cobbett. A passionate
defender of the freedom of the press Cobbett was prepared to defend it
at the cost of imprisonment and exile.
& District Bus Interest Group
- Aldershot & District Traction Co. Ltd
was the company that ran buses in Normandy from about 1910 up to 1971 and
also covers the Alder Valley service in the village from 1972 to 1992
- This is the website of the Normandy Parish Council, which serves the
people of Normandy and works to ensure that the interests of residents
are clearly communicated to higher level authorities such as Guildford
Borough and Surrey County Council. The Parish Council's activities include
maintaining local land under its control for the benefits of the community,
reviewing local planning applications and submitting its views to Guildford
Borough Council, and working to create and maintain other amenities such
as the Manor Fruit Farm site and Playgrounds for the community.
- This is the website for the Normandy Village Hall, the site is informative
with sufficient information to enable you to consider booking. It is available
for hire for any number of purposes, You will find most of the details
for the two halls, meeting room and kitchens on this site, together with
details of the hire rates.
- This is the website for the Emmanuel Free Church URC that is based
in Glaziers Lane, Normandy. Having people of all ages meeting regularly,
ranging from 90 plus to toddlers for worship, special events, or to use
one of their village amenities, like the popular nursery school or village
- 1st Normandy
- 1st Normandy Scout Group is a scout group in the Guildford West District
of Surrey. The group has a long history having been founded in 1912, and
today has active Beaver, Cub, Scout and Explorer sections.
- Normandy Football Club play in the Aldershot &
District Saturday League, the ground is just off Hunts Hill Road.
- Normandy Cricket Club was formed in 1896 and now has its ground just
off Hunts Hill Road.
- Normandy Tennis Club is situated in peaceful and attractive location
just off of the A323 in the centre of the village
Community Therapy Garden
- Through the medium of horticulture we aim to help people with a long
term or limiting disability achieve personal fulfilment, self reliance
and a realistic future employment option.
- The Normandy Motorcycle Club was formed by
locally based Dispatch Riders of E.Coy: Home Guard in 1944, the club is
still going strong with meetings at the Duke of Normandy public house each
month and with their own website. Click Here for a history of the club.
- Family History Sites
- William Harding of Wyke
- William Harding morphed from a Yeoman Farmer in Wanborough to becoming Lord of the important Manor of Cleygate and marrying an heiress of the influential and wealthy White Family of White.
- Guildford Borough Council is council for Normandy.
- The Diocese
- The Diocese represents the ministry of the Church of England in Surrey
and North East Hampshire. It covers an area of 500 square miles and includes
two small sections of Greater London and Sussex.
Places of Worship in Neighbouring Villages
The Good Intent - Puttenham
- The Good Intent at Puttenham is just over
the hill (Hog's Back) from Normandy, with Cask Ales, good food and a local
The Royal Oak - Pirbright
- The Royal Oak is just outside Normandy
on the Pirbright Road, with a range of Cask Ales, also serves a wide range
of food in a friendly atmosphere. The main building dates back some 300
The Lion Brewery - Ash
- The Lion Brewery is just outside Normandy
on the Aldershot Road, back in 1860's when Robert Waters was the Landlord
it was known as the Mount Pleasant Beerhouse.
The White Hart - Wood Street Village
- The White Hart is just outside Normandy
in the Village of Wood Street, The original building dates back to the
Ash Manor School
- Ash Manor School is the main secondary
school for Normandy, it was called Yeomans Bridge.
- Wikipedia the free encyclopedia that anyone
can edit. It has listings for "William Cobbett", "Duke of Normandy", "Hog's Back", "Christmas Pie", "Wanborough Station", "Wanborough" and of course "Normandy".
- Project Gutenberg, founded in 1971, it
is the oldest digital library and it has "Advice to Young Men" and "Rural Rides" by William Cobbett