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Uncovering Guildford’s Recent History – GI 19 792 (Online)

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1 December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm GMT

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 1 December 2020

Tutor: David Rose

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Date: 1 December 2020
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Length of Course:
4 Tuesdays
10 November 2020
01 December 2020
£57 – £68.50
Reference Code:
GI 19 792
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Local historian David Rose reveals further aspects of Guildford’s recent history with plenty of vintage images and time for discussion. The topics discussed will be: local disused railway lines and features, personalities who left their mark on Guildford, along the River Wey Navigations and crime and punishment.


Uncovering Guildford’s Recent History

Guildford, River Wey at St Catherine’s

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About the Speaker

David Rose


David Rose is a well-known local history writer and public speaker. He has written and co-written more than a dozen local history books focusing on Guildford and the surrounding area.

He has been interested in history for as long as he can remember and collects all kinds of things related to what he calls 'history of living memory'. His collection includes old photographs, picture postcards, books, maps, guide books, plus a wide range of old bottles, bygones and yesteryear's advertising.

He set up and edited for 13 years, a popular column in the Surrey Advertiser called From the Archives. He is now one of the key writers for the on-line newspaper The Guildford Dragon NEWS and continues to write articles on local history on that website under the title Through Time.

David also writes the Peeps into the Past column for the Woking News & Mail, and contributes stories to local societies' publications if asked and supplies local history information to anyone interested.


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