Surrey History Centre

Organisation: Archive

Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons

Dates: Before 1700, 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

The collection includes Magistrate Court registers, records from the Quarter Sessions (which date back to the 1650s) and Surrey Police records.

130 Goldsworth Road, Woking GU21 6ND


Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?

Our website, which includes a link to our online catalogues:

Historic Buildings?

We hold the old lock mechanism for Surrey County Gaol; Surrey County Council's Headquarters, County Hall in Kingston Upon Thames has a historic court room and holding cells as part of the complex.

Who can access the collection?

External (public), Registered users, Online access (catalogue only), Online (digital records)

How big is the collection?

Documents: 1001-5000
Photographs: 101- 500
Objects: Less than 10
Artwork: None
Books/journals/magazines: None