House History Research



Some interesting links

Combe Court Farm, Chiddingfold, Surrey
The Surrey History Centre is one of the best appointed record offices in the country with excellent facilities and helpful, professional staff:
Surrey History Centre

The Domestic Building Research Group surveys and records vernacular buildings in Surrey:
www.dbrg.org.uk

Andrew Moir is a specialist who can date timber-framed houses, other wooden structures and living trees using dendrochronological analysis:
www.tree-ring.co.uk

Our house history books are beautifully bound by the Abbey Bookbindery:
www.bookbinders.co.uk

Mark Taylor and David Hill are top-class researchers and makers of reproduction Roman glassware:
www.romanglassmakers.co.uk
They are now making beautiful Georgian glassware:
www.georgianglassmakers.co.uk

Kevin Gorton produces pictures of the local area and lots of other things besides:
www.kevingortonartist.co.uk

When Philip is not researching the history of other people's houses, he has a particular interest in the history of Compton in Surrey where he was brought up:
Compton village website

It is nearly a century since the outbreak of the Great War and all those who fought and lived to tell the tale have now gone. This research is an attempt to discover more about the men from Compton in Surrey who fought and died. Any further information about these men will be gratefully received:
lestweforget.pdf



© Philip Gorton 2017