The Society was formed in 1946
for everyone interested in the history of the area. This
year sees the 70th Birthday of the Society.
We meet at the Letherhead Institute
at the top
of Leatherhead High Street
on the 3rd Friday of
September to May, for lectures
on local history topics.
These start at 8pm with coffee served from 7.30pm and are open
, admission £2.
We also arrange visits
for members to places of interest during the summer.
Some members of the Society are willing to give talks
other local organisations and groups.
We have very extensive archives
articles, maps and photographs of the area and a library
of local history for use by members. Work continues to add to
our on-line Archives.
We maintain the Leatherhead
Museum of Local History
- see on right
include an annual Proceedings
of the Society
with articles by members; a
; and various books
on the history of Leatherhead, Ashtead, Bookham, Fetcham and
of the Society costs £20 per annum
- see the Membership
link for the benefits and types of membership.