Epsom and Ewell Local and Family History Centre

History centre enquiry desk

We re-opened on 2 September 2021 for face-to-face visits. If you are interested in the history of Epsom and Ewell or want to trace your family's history, visit us at the Epsom and Ewell Local and Family History Centre. Please see opening times below.

About the centre

Epsom and Ewell Local and Family History Centre logoEpsom and Ewell Local and Family History Centre is based in Ewell Library, and you can use the local history centre resources at any time that the library is open.

Even better, visit us at the following times each week when volunteers are available to help you use the resources and equipment.

  • Mondays: closed
  • Tuesdays: 10am until 12 noon
  • Wednesdays: closed
  • Thursdays: 2pm until 4pm
  • Fridays: 2pm until 4pm

Please follow the library's conditions regarding social distancing and face-masks.

For information on Ewell Library including car parking facilities, see the Surrey Library Ewell Library page.

The local and family history centre exists to encourage interest in local and family history in Epsom, Ewell, Langley Vale, Stamford Green, Stoneleigh, and Woodcote.

We offer an extensive range of resources including census records, parish registers, large scale maps, directories, electoral registers and photos. Plus, there is access to the internet on the library computer terminals.

If we can't answer your question, we can refer you to local experts or Surrey History Centre. When the centre is not staffed you can leave a written enquiry.

Epsom and Ewell Local and Family History Centre is a partnership between Surrey Libraries, Surrey History Centre, Bourne Hall Museum and Epsom and Ewell History and Archaeology Society, and is staffed by volunteers.

See also Epsom and Ewell History Explorer website.

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to help with sorting and cataloguing documents, scanning photographs, researching and preparing displays and transferring Victorian census details to a computerised database.

If you are interested in helping with any of these projects at Epsom and Ewell Local and Family History Centre, please complete the online volunteer form.


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