Discover more about Historic Egham and the surrounding areas through our collection and our projects:

Historic Egham Timeline


Research at Egham Museum

The Museum hosts a comprehensive collection of research material including books, photographs and archives:

Research Room, open to the public

  • Copies of the Surrey Herald and Staines & Egham News
  • Local IGI (International Genealogical Index)
  • Copies of the 1881 census index for London, Middlesex, Surrey, Berks, Bucks)
  • Copies of the 1891 and 1901 census index for Surrey
  • Copies of the 1841 to 1881, and 1901 census for Egham and Thorpe
  • Maps
  • Rate books for the Egham area
  • Parish registers
  • Monument inscriptions
  • Printed books of local interest

None of the above material can be borrowed, but can be viewed at the museum for free to support you in your own research endeavours.

However, if you have an enquiry that you need further support with, members of the Egham-by-Runnymede Historical (EbRHS) are willing to help. Just email the team on