Genealogy Projects tagged with Surrey on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Surrey Main Page

    Surrey Main Page Histroic County of England. Related Projects Surrey Famous People Historic Buildings of Surrey Historical Surrey Surrey Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards People Connected to Surrey

  • Penfold One Name Study

    The Penfold One Name Study is registered with The Guild of One-Name Studies under study number 4433. [ The Guild of One-Name Studies is the world's leading organisation for one-name studies. A one-name study is a project researching facts about a surname and all the people who have held it, as opposed to a particular pedigree (the ancestors of one person) or descendancy (the descendants o...

  • Historical Surrey

    Historical Surrey The Object of this project is to gather together information on historical or political people of Surrey and link them to profiles and trees on Geni. The exact format of the project is not written in stone and will evolve as research progresses. Famous people with Surrey connections and individual Surrey families are listed on a sister project - People Connected to Surrey ...

  • Mayors of Guildford, Surrey, England

    List of Mayors 1413-1800 The history and description of Guildford List of Mayors 1974-2015 Guildford Borough Council Picture: Henry Nevill mayor of Guildford in 1902 and 1903.

  • Visitations of Surrey in 1530, 1572, and 1623

    This project is sub-project of the Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales Project. See the main project page for more info: Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales This project catalogues all the families recorded in the following publication: Bannerman, W.B., ed. (1899). The Visitations of the County of Surrey made and taken in the years 1530 by Thomas Benolte, Clarenceux King of Arms...

  • Historic Buildings of Surrey, England

    Historic Buildings of Surrey England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Surrey, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up. Image right - Loseley House Guildfo...

  • Winchester Palace, London, England

    Winchester Palace, London, England Winchester Palace, Southwark in London , was a twelfth-century palace which served as the London townhouse of the Bishops of Winchester.[1][2] It was located on the south bank of the River Thames in the London Borough of Southwark, near the medieval priory which later became Southwark Cathedral. Remains of the demolished palace survive on the site today. H...

  • Undershaw, Surrey, England

    Undershaw, Surrey, England Undershaw is a former residence of the well-known author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , the creator of Sherlock Holmes. The unusual house was built for Doyle at his order to accommodate his wife's health requirements, and is the location where he lived with his family from 1897 to 1907. Undershaw is where Doyle wrote many of his works, including The Hound of the Baskervil...

  • Betchworth Castle, Surrey, England

    Betchworth Castle, Surrey, England Betchworth Castle is a mostly crumbled ruin of a fortified medieval stone house with some tall, two-storey corners strengthened in the 18th century, in the north of the semi-rural parish of Brockham. It is built on a sandstone spur overlooking the western bank of the Mole in Surrey in England. The ruin is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is in the lowest cat...

  • Oatlands Palace, Surrey, England

    Oatlands Palace, Surrey, England Oatlands Palace is a former Tudor and Stuart royal palace which took the place of the former manor of the village of Oatlands in Surrey, England. Little remains of the original building, so excavations of the palace took place in 1964 to rediscover its extent. The palace Much of the foundation stone for the palace came from Chertsey Abbey which fell into r...

  • Nonsuch Palace, Surrey, England

    Nonsuch Palace, Surrey, England Pictured Right: - These reliefs in the Lumley Chapel are believed to be the only surviving depictions of the Nonsuch Palace interiors. Nonsuch Palace /ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ/ was a Tudor royal palace, built by Henry VIII in Surrey, England; it stood from 1538 to 1682–3. Its site lies in Nonsuch Park on the boundaries of the boroug...

  • Milton Court, Surrey, England

    Milton Court, Surrey, England The manor remained with the nuns until the dissolution of the monasteries, when the king exchanged it for other Surrey lands with John Carleton of Walton on Thames, and Joyce his wife. From John Carleton the manor passed to Richard Thomas, who was holding it in 1552. Richard Thomas continued to hold under Philip and Mary; his tenure was not, however, popular amon...

  • Kinfauns, Surrey, England

    Kinfauns, Esher, Surrey Kinfauns was a bungalow-style house, located at 16 Claremont Drive, Esher, Surrey, England, KT10 9LU, on the Claremont Estate. From 1964 to 1970 it was home of George Harrison , lead guitarist of the Beatles, and was where many of the demo recordings for the White Album were made. The house has since been demolished, and a new one built in its place. Purchase by Harr...

  • Kenwood, St. George's Hill Estate, Surrey, England

    Kenwood, St George's Hill Estate, Surrey, England Kenwood is a house on the St. George's Hill estate, Weybridge, Surrey, England. Originally called the Brown House, it was designed by architect T.A. Allen, and built in 1913 by local builders, Love & Sons. The estate was constructed around the Weybridge Golf Club, which was designed in 1912 by Harry Colt. John Lennon , of The Beatles, bought...

  • Horsley Towers, Surrey, England

    Horsley Towers, Surrey, England This drawing of East Horsley Park in 1839 shows it as Charles Barry designed it. ‘East Horsley Park’, 1839 There was a small tower with an onion dome over the front door, but during alterations in the 1850s Lord Lovelace added a porch in front of this entrance and a Great Hall, or Banqueting Hall as it was sometimes called, to the right of the p...

  • Hatchlands Park, Surrey, England

    Hatchlands Park, Surrey, England Hatchlands Park is a red-brick country house with surrounding gardens in East Clandon, Surrey, England, covering 170 hectares (430 acres). It is located near Guildford along the A246 between West Clandon and West Horsley. Hatchlands Park has been a Grade I listed property since 1967.[1] History The park initially belonged to the Chertsey Abbey with the par...

  • Great Fosters, Surrey, England

    Great Fosters, Surrey, England Within Egham, Great Fosters is by far the finest relic of antiquity of the parish and is considered as ranking fifth within the county of Surrey as a specimen of domestic architecture being only surpassed by Sutton, Loseley, Ham and Beddington. During the Middle Ages, the immediate vicinity of Great Fosters was known as the manor of Imworth and there is eviden...

  • Cobham Park, Surrey, England

    Cobham Park, Surrey, England Cobham Park is a country mansion and estate situated to the south of Cobham and encompassing the majority of Downside, Surrey, England it was formerly the seat of John Ligonier, 1st Earl Ligonier. It was later the home of Harvey Christian Combe, who was Lord Mayor of London and a partner in the Combe Delafield and Co. brewery. The estate, with the exception of the...

  • Botleys Mansion, Surrey, England

    Botleys Mansion, Surrey, England Botleys Mansion is a Palladian mansion house in the south of Chertsey, Surrey, England. The house was built in the 1760s by builders funded by Joseph Mawbey and to designs by Kenton Couse. The elevated site once bore a 14th century manor house seized along with all the other manors of Chertsey from Chertsey Abbey, a very rich abbey, under Henry VIII's Dissolut...

  • ENGLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects

    ENGLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects This is a sub-project of International Places Project Index Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place in ENGLAND on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you are looking for in E...

  • Guildford Workhouse, Surrey, England

    Guildford Workhouse, Surrey, England The Guildford Union workhouse was built in 1836 accommodating up to 300 inmates. The building was designed by George Gilbert Scott and his partner, William Bonython Moffatt. They designed many workhouses during this period. Vagrants made up a large proportion of most workhouse populations and were usually placed in more basic accommodation than that in t...

  • Bletchingley Castle, Surrey, England

    Bletchingley Castle, Surrey, England Bletchingley Castle is a ruined castle and set of earthworks partly occupied by three buildings. The Scheduled Ancient Monument is directly beside the Greensand Way below it to the south in the village of Bletchingley in Surrey. The site's tower standing from c.1170 to 1264 had a panorama from one of the narrower parts of the Greensand Ridge, which runs fr...

  • Woking Palace, Surrey, England

    Woking Palace, Surrey, England This was not only a palace but also in effect the manor house of the old Royal Manor of Woking which had more or less similar boundaries to the ancient parish of St Peters, Woking. The Palace stood in a park the boundaries of which were roughly the present day Old Woking Road, Pyrford Common Road, Church Hill and Newark Lane with the River Wey as its southern bo...

  • Woodcote Park, Surrey, England

    Woodcote Park, Surrey, England Woodcote Park is a stately home near Epsom, Surrey, England, currently owned by the Royal Automobile Club. It was formerly the seat of a number of prominent English families, including the Calvert family, Barons Baltimore and Lords Proprietor of the colony of Maryland. The interior of the house once boasted a gilded library and number of fine murals by notable I...

  • Windlesham Moor, Surrey, England

    Windlesham Moor, Surrey, England Shown right - painting of the house and gardens circa 1934, attributed to Winston Churchill, was discovered and auctioned in September 2008. Windlesham Moor is a country house and, for a time in the 20th century a royal residence, at Windlesham in the English county of Surrey. History Mr Philip Hill bought the Victorian home and grounds in a state of dis...

  • Witley Park, Surrey, England

    Witley Park, Surrey, England Witley Park was a 19th-century house and is an estate in Surrey, between Godalming and Haslemere. History The estate named Lea Park between Godalming and Haslemere, Surrey, and the adjacent South Park Farm, were purchased in 1890 from the Earl of Derby. The title to the estate included the titular Lordship of the Manor and control of Hindhead Common. Lea P...

  • Shene Manor, Surrey, England

    Shene Manor, Surrey, England Originally part of the Royal Manor of Kingston, Shene (with Kew) was formed into a separate manor by Henry I, who granted it to the Norman family of Belet. It remained in lay hands until the manor house was rented by Edward, Prince of Wales, in the 1290’s. The manor reverted to Crown ownership by 1313. Edward I and Edward II used it occasionally, then it ...

  • Titsey Place, Surrey, England

    Titsey Place is an English country house near Oxted in Surrey, England. It was successively the seat of the Gresham and Leveson-Gower families and is now preserved by a charitable trust for the nation. Titsey Place, Surrey, England The house has its origins in a 16th-century house, which was built by Sir John Gresham on the site of a predecessor. The mostly Tudor house was demolished and re...

  • Updown Court, Surrey, England

    Updown Court, Surrey, England Updown Court (grid reference SU944641) is a Californian style residence situated in the village of Windlesham in Surrey, England. The 103-room mansion has 58 acres (230,000 m2) of landscaped gardens and private woodland. It was, in 2005, the most expensive private home on the market anywhere in the world, having been listed for sale with estate agencies Savills a...

  • Sanderstead Court, Surrey, England

    Sanderstead Court, Surrey, England====History===The building is located next to the All Saint’s Parish Church (c. 1230) in Sanderstead.The building did not appear on the Tithe map of 1844.[1]Sanderstead Court, SurreyIn 1675, the house was a three story, red brick mansion comprising a central core with two large wings at either end which were adorned with decorated chimneys. The central p...

  • Peper Harow Manor, Surrey, England

    Peper Harow Manor, Surrey, England= PEPER HAROW was held by Alward under Edward the Confessor, and after the Conquest came into the possession of Walter, Governor of Windsor Castle, son of Other, ancestor of the Windsors, to whose honour of Windsor the overlordship of the manor belonged. The actual tenant of Peper Harow in 1086 was a certain Girard, one of whose successors, Osbert of Peper Haro...

  • Oakhurst Cottage, Surrey, England

    Oakhurst Cottage, Surrey, England Oakhurst, the National Trust-owned 16th Century farm labourer’s cottage, The restoration process has unearthed much new and fascinating information about the history of the cottage, a remarkable survival of a largely-unaltered humble agricultural worker's dwelling into 21st Century Surrey. As usual, village volunteers will be responsible for showin...

  • Polesden Lacey, Surrey, England

    Polesden Lacey, Surrey, England Polesden Lacey is an Edwardian house (expanded from an earlier building) and estate. It is located on the North Downs at Great Bookham, near Dorking, Surrey, England. It is owned and run by the National Trust and is one of the Trust's most popular properties. This Regency house was extensively remodelled in 1906 by Margaret Greville, a well-known Edwardian ho...

  • Portnall Park, Surrey, England

    Portnall Park, Surrey, England Portnall Park is in Virginia Water, Surrey, on Bagshot road, three miles (5 km) from Egham, and 21 miles from London. History A house was built at Potnalls, Potenall, Portenall, or Portnall Park by c. 1770. In 1804 Rev. Thomas Bisse (c1754-1828) exchanged it for some land at Tite Hill, Egham (probably land that had belonged to his wife's aunt Lydia Challoner...

  • Boyle Farm, Surrey, England

    Boyle Farm, Surrey, England This Large and Very Elegant House Over two hundred years ago, Hannah More, the writer and evangelist, visited Boyle Farm and immediately reached for her pen to tell her sister: "I was never so astonished as to see this large and very elegant house". This visit, as we shall see, she was pleased to repeat on several subsequent occasions. The house she so admired ...

  • Clandon Park, Surrey, England

    Clandon Park, Surrey, England Clandon Park is an 18th-century Palladian mansion in West Clandon just outside Guildford, Surrey, England. It has been a National Trust property since 1956 and is a Grade I listed building. The house was substantially damaged in a fire in April 2015, which left it "essentially a shell". History The house was built, or perhaps thoroughly rebuilt, around 1730...

  • Fort Belvedere, Surrey, England

    Fort Belvedere, Surrey, England Fort Belvedere is a Grade II* listed country house on Shrubs Hill in Windsor Great Park, in Surrey, England.[1] The fort was predominantly constructed by Jeffry Wyatville in a Gothic Revival style in the 1820s. The fort was occupied by numerous members of the British royal family and associated personages from 1750 to 1976. From 1929 Fort Belvedere was the ho...

  • Eastley End House, Surrey, England

    Eastley End House, Surrey, England Architecture The house was originally built in the late 18th century, and was extended in the early 19th. It is built of red brick, three storeys high, with a prominent projecting bay at the front (west-facing) and a slate roof; there is a one-storey extension on the north, and a two-storey extension to the south. In 1800, it was described as a modern-bu...

  • Fetcham Park, Surrey, England

    Fetcham Park, Surrey, England Fetcham Park House is a Queen Anne mansion designed by the English architect William Talman with internal murals by the renowned artist Louis Laguerre and grounds originally landscaped by George London. It is located in the parish of Fetcham in Surrey. Construction of the present mansion began in 1699 although a reference in the Domesday survey suggests that th...

  • Denbies, Surrey, England

    Denbies, Surrey, England Although once a farm house, Denbies became the symbol of the success of one Jonathan Tyers, owner of the famous Vauxhall Gardens in London. The pleasure gardens, originally called New Spring Gardens, opened in 1661 but had subsequently declined until Tyers took on the tenancy of the Gardens in 1728 and, with William Hogarth (the painter), revived their fortunes after ...

  • Deepdene Estate, Surrey, England

    Deepdene Estate, Surrey, England Deepdene was an estate and country house occupying the south-east of Dorking, Surrey, England, the aspects of it that remains being a large minority of its woodland garden which is listed and interwoven among Dorking Golf Course. History of the estate A hillside manor that descended from earlier Earls of Surrey throughout the Middle Ages to the 23rd Earl o...

  • Cherkley Court, Surrey, England

    Cherkley Court, Surrey, England Cherkley Court , at the extreme south-east of Leatherhead, Surrey, in England, is a late Victorian neo-classical mansion and estate of 370 acres (1.5 km2), once the home of Canadian-born press baron Lord Beaverbrook. The main house is a Grade II listed building. Fire Damaged Cherkley Court History The house was built in 1866-70 for Birmingham wool manufac...

  • Ash Workhouse, Surrey, England

    Ash Workhouse, Surrey, England Up to 1834 The parishes of Ash and Normandy, Long Sutton, Puttenham, and Seale and Tongham were incorporated under Gilbert's Act of 1782 which allowed groups of parishes jointly to administer poor relief and to set up workhouses for the elderly and infirm and children. The agreement to form the Union was formally registered on 19th April, 1806. A workhouse was...

  • Farnham Workhouse, Surrey, England

    The Poor are farmed in a Workhouse, built in 1791, on a good plan and stands in an excellent situation about half a mile from the town. The old Workhouse stood in the town and is said to have been a most wretched one. The contractor is allowed the use of the house and furniture, and the earnings of the Poor, and receives £1,000 a year for which he is bound to maintain the Poor of every d...

  • Albury Park, Surrey, England

    Albury Park, Surrey, England Albury Park is a country park and Grade II* listed historic country house (Albury Park Mansion) in Surrey, England. It covers over 150 acres (0.61 km2); within this area is the old village of Albury, which consists of three or four houses and a church. The River Tillingbourne runs through the grounds. Pre-1890 The Saxon Old St Peter and St Paul's Church, wit...

  • Bagshot Park, Surrey, England

    Bagshot Park, Surrey, England Bagshot Park is a royal residence located near Bagshot, a village 11 miles (18 km) south of Windsor and approximately 11 miles (18 km) north west of Guildford (Grid reference: SU 9164). Owned by the Crown Estate it is the current home of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and the Countess of Wessex. Bagshot Park is on Bagshot Heath, a fifty square-mile tract of former...

  • Waverley Abbey, Surrey, England

    Waverley Abbey, Surrey, England Waverley Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in England. It was founded in 1128 by William Giffard, Bishop of Winchester. Located in Farnham, Surrey, about 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of the town centre, the abbey is situated on a floodplain, surrounded by current and previous channels of the River Wey. It was damaged on more than one occasion by severe floodin...

  • Guildford Castle, Surrey, England

    Guildford Castle, Surrey, England Guildford Castle is in Guildford, Surrey, England. It is thought to have been built shortly after the 1066 invasion of England by William the Conqueror. History From the eleventh to the thirteenth century Construction and development After the Battle of Hastings in 1066 William led his army to Canterbury and then sacked towns along the Pilgrims' Way, ...

  • Reigate Castle, Surrey, England

    . Reigate Castle, Surrey, England The Barons' Cave is part of Reigate Castle, which was probably built by the second earl of Surrey, William de Warrenne, soon after 1088. This castle consisted of a central mound surrounded by a dry moat, with timber buildings and defences on the mound, or motte. In the 12th or 13th century, the timber structures were replaced with stone ones. The castle was...

  • Starborough Castle, Surrey, England

    Starborough Castle, Surrey, England Starborough Castle , known historically as Sterborough Castle, is a Neo-Gothic garden house of dressed sandstone near the eastern boundary of Surrey, built in 1754 by Sir James Burrow. It occupies the north-eastern portion of an artificial island south of the River Eden, roughly 3 km to the south-west of Edenbridge. It is a Grade II* listed building and sch...

  • Farnham Castle, Surrey, England

    Farnham Castle, Surrey, England History Farnham Castle overlooks the historic town of Farnham on the western border of Surrey. Playing an important part in the life of the town, the Keep and the Bishop’s Palace are popular tourist attractions. Historical associations and nearly continuous occupancy make the Castle one of the most important historical buildings in the south of England...

  • Claremont, Surrey, England

    Claremont, Surrey, England Claremont, also known historically as 'Clermont ', is an 18th-century Palladian mansion less than a mile south of the centre of Esher in Surrey, England. The buildings are now occupied by Claremont Fan Court School, and its landscaped gardens are owned and managed by the National Trust. Claremont House is a Grade I listed building. Claremont estate The first hou...