Coronavirus: due to the coronavirus outbreak, all Surrey Libraries are closed
Please read this urgent statement about Surrey's library service including information about loans and renewals.
Shut but still open
We have published a list of online services, activities and fun things for both children and adults to do whilst at home.
Local History Centres
There are seven Local History Centres in Surrey libraries. Each provides a collection of research materials relating to the surrounding area.
You can use the resources of the local history centres at any time that these libraries are open. Better still, visit when enthusiastic volunteers with local knowledge are there to help you use the resources and equipment..
- Banstead History Centre
- Caterham and District Local History Centre
- Cranleigh Local and Family History Centre
- Epsom and Ewell Local and Family History Centre
- Hayward Memorial Local History Centre Lingfield
- Horley Local History Centre
- Redhill Centre for Local and Family History
Surrey History Centre
Visit the Surrey History Centre and try some useful websites with family history links and help sheets. You will be guided through some useful online indexes including our Surrey History Centre's catalogue.
Online reference shelf
Discover what Ancestry and Find My Past have to offer, free to use in libraries from our online reference shelf.
Look at the 1881 and 1901 censuses and find out what other records are now available online.