Research Guides

oster  proclaiming Tank Day  in Guildford, 1918 ( SHC ref 5305/11/1 )

Poster proclaiming Tank Day in Guildford, 1918 (SHC ref 5305/11/1)

These comprehensive guides introduce the main archive sources at Surrey History Centre for the study of the impact of the First World War on Surrey. The focus of the guides are the home front and life and change within the county.

Introduction

Part 1 Counter Invasion, Defence of the Realm and the Role of the Police

Part 2 Agriculture, Food Supply and Rationing

Part 3 The Mobilisation of Industry and Industrial Relations

Part 4 Women at War

Part 5 Surrey as an Army Camp – Mobilisation, Recruitment, Conscription and Prison Camps

Part 6 Air Raids and Incidents

Annie Pascoe’s voluntary rationing certificate (SHC ref 6932/7/3/11)

Annie Pascoe’s voluntary rationing certificate (SHC ref 6932/7/3/11)

Part 7 Financing the War, Relieving Hardship

Part 8 Tending the Wounded

Part 9 War Pensions and Postwar Relief for Veterans

Part 10 The Impact on Schools and Colleges

Part 11 The Response of Local Authorities

Part 12 The Response of the Churches

Part 13 Remembering the Fallen

Below is a list of books relating to the First World War held in the local studies library at Surrey History Centre.

WW1 Bibliography

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