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Local History Sites
Ash Museum
This is Sally Jenkinson's site for Ash Museum and Ash and District Local History Society, Lots of information on Ash, Ash Vale and Tongham.
Surrey History Service Website
The Surrey History Service collects and preserves archives and printed material relating to all aspects of the history of Surrey, and makes them available for reference. We can help you discover your family history; learn about famous Surrey people, buildings, businesses and organisations; trace the history of your house, street, town or community; or research a school or university project. Also Surrey History Service Collections Catalogue Surrey History Centre is the place of deposit for official records of Surrey County Council, district councils, civil parishes, Church of England parishes also holding tithe, manorial and private records.

Surrey Archaeological Society
The Surrey Archaeological Society exists to help protect, record and interpret all aspects of the history and archaeology of Surrey.
..........The Surrey Industrial History Group is a group of the Surrey Archaeological Society with a membership approaching two hundred. It grew out of an adult education course on industrial archaeology held at the University of Surrey in 1975.

The Guildford Institute
The Guildford Institute with its floor-to-ceiling bookcases, fine collection of historical volumes and Victorian periodicals, modern fiction and non-fiction, the Library has been in the same room since 1892 and is open Tuesdays to Saturdays for research and for Members to borrow books.

British History Online
British History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, aim to support academic and personal users around the world in their learning, teaching and research.
Some pages you might like to see are from the 1911 book "A History of the County of Surrey", Parishes - Ash , Worplesdon , Puttenham and Pirbright

The Rural Life Centre
The Rural Life Centre is an entirely private collection and run by a charitable trust. It is pleasantly distributed over ten acres of field, woodland and barns.

Pirbright Historians
Pirbright Historians researching people and places in and around the village.

Historic Farnborough
Historic Farnborough - take a virtual tour, visit the gallery, and read memories to see how Farnborough's history has changed the town over the years.

The Brookwood Cemetery Society
The Brookwood Cemetery Society is a voluntary group dedicated to the preservation, history and appreciation of Brookwood Cemetery. The cemetery was opened in November 1854, and was the largest in the world. It was originally called the London Necropolis or Woking Cemetery.

Domestic Buildings Research Group
The "DBRC" is an independent group of volunteers - founded in 1970 - engaged in the study and recording of traditional domestic architecture

The William Cobbett Society
The William Cobbett Society was founded in 1976 to bring together those who have an interest in the life and writings of William Cobbett. A passionate defender of the freedom of the press Cobbett was prepared to defend it at the cost of imprisonment and exile.

Aldershot & District Bus Interest Group
Aldershot & District Traction Co. Ltd was the company that ran buses in Normandy from about 1910 up to 1971 and also covers the Alder Valley service in the village from 1972 to 1992

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Other Normandy Sites
Normandy Parish Council
This is the website of the Normandy Parish Council, which serves the people of Normandy and works to ensure that the interests of residents are clearly communicated to higher level authorities such as Guildford Borough and Surrey County Council. The Parish Council's activities include maintaining local land under its control for the benefits of the community, reviewing local planning applications and submitting its views to Guildford Borough Council, and working to create and maintain other amenities such as the Manor Fruit Farm site and Playgrounds for the community.

Normandy Village Hall
This is the website for the Normandy Village Hall, the site is informative with sufficient information to enable you to consider booking. It is available for hire for any number of purposes, You will find most of the details for the two halls, meeting room and kitchens on this site, together with details of the hire rates.

Emmanuel Free Church
This is the website for the Emmanuel Free Church URC that is based in Glaziers Lane, Normandy. Having people of all ages meeting regularly, ranging from 90 plus to toddlers for worship, special events, or to use one of their village amenities, like the popular nursery school or village minibus.

1st Normandy Scout Group
1st Normandy Scout Group is a scout group in the Guildford West District of Surrey. The group has a long history having been founded in 1912, and today has active Beaver, Cub, Scout and Explorer sections.

Normandy Football Club
Normandy Football Club play in the Aldershot & District Saturday League, the ground is just off Hunts Hill Road.

Normandy Cricket Club
Normandy Cricket Club was formed in 1896 and now has its ground just off Hunts Hill Road.

Normandy Tennis Club
Normandy Tennis Club is situated in peaceful and attractive location just off of the A323 in the centre of the village

Normandy Community Therapy Garden
Through the medium of horticulture we aim to help people with a long term or limiting disability achieve personal fulfilment, self reliance and a realistic future employment option.

Normandy Motorcycle Club
The Normandy Motorcycle Club was formed by locally based Dispatch Riders of E.Coy: Home Guard in 1944, the club is still going strong with meetings at the Duke of Normandy public house each month and with their own website. Click Here for a history of the club.

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Family History Sites
William Harding of Wyke
William Harding morphed from a Yeoman Farmer in Wanborough to becoming Lord of the important Manor of Cleygate and marrying an heiress of the influential and wealthy White Family of White.

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Other Sites
Guildford Borough Council
Guildford Borough Council is council for Normandy.
The Diocese of Guildford
The Diocese represents the ministry of the Church of England in Surrey and North East Hampshire. It covers an area of 500 square miles and includes two small sections of Greater London and Sussex.

Other Places of Worship in Neighbouring Villages

The Good Intent - Puttenham
The Good Intent at Puttenham is just over the hill (Hog's Back) from Normandy, with Cask Ales, good food and a local friendly atmosphere.

The Royal Oak - Pirbright
The Royal Oak is just outside Normandy on the Pirbright Road, with a range of Cask Ales, also serves a wide range of food in a friendly atmosphere. The main building dates back some 300 years.

The Lion Brewery - Ash
The Lion Brewery is just outside Normandy on the Aldershot Road, back in 1860's when Robert Waters was the Landlord it was known as the Mount Pleasant Beerhouse.

The White Hart - Wood Street Village
The White Hart is just outside Normandy in the Village of Wood Street, The original building dates back to the 15th Century.

Ash Manor School
Ash Manor School is the main secondary school for Normandy, it was called Yeomans Bridge.
Wikipedia the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit. It has listings for "William Cobbett", "Duke of Normandy", "Hog's Back", "Christmas Pie", "Wanborough Station", "Wanborough" and of course "Normandy".

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg, founded in 1971, it is the oldest digital library and it has "Advice to Young Men" and "Rural Rides" by William Cobbett

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