Sources

A list of the sources used to research this project is provided on this page. The list also includes organisations' websites where you can find out more about the local history of Surbiton and the people mentioned in the topics this website features. 

The notes of original research are to be deposited with the rest of the OCHP collection at Kingston Archives. These will give more details about the dates of Surrey Comet papers used and exact references of archives used. 

The following sources were used:

About Surbiton (including Local Governance; Oakhill Lodge; Buildings on Ewell Road; Thomas Pooley; and Surbiton Station)
Margaret Bellors, 3rd Edition, 'Kingston Then and Now' 1983 (Surrey)
'Borough of Surbiton 1936-1961 25th Anniversary of Incorporation Commemorative Brochure', 1961 (The British Publishing Company Ltd)
'The Borough of Surbiton - The Official Guide' Published by the Authority of the Surbiton Borough Council, 1964 (Cheltenham)
Mark Davison 'Surbiton Memories and More Tales of Old Tolworth and Berrylands'
W. E. St. L. Finny, 'The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames' 1902
Christopher French 'The Good Life in Victorian and Edwardian Surbiton: Creating a Suburban Community Before 1914' in Family and Community History, Vol. 14:2 October 2011
Christopher French 'Who Lived in Suburbia? Surbiton in the Second Half of the 19th Century' in Family and Community History, Vol. 10:2 November 2007
Rowley W.C. Richardson 'Surbiton: Thirty-Two Years of Local Self-Government 1855-1887' (Surbiton) 
June Sampson 'All Change: Kingston, Surbiton and New Malden in the 19th Century' 1985 (Kingston upon Thames) 
Richard Statham 'Surbiton Past' 1996 (West Sussex)
Explore More: Local libraries often contain lots of books about local history. Many of the above came from Surbiton Library - pop in to borrow the books and read more. 

Surbiton Hill House
Oxford Archaeology, Archaeological Evaluation Report for Surbiton Hospital [accessed 28/08/2013]
Rowley W.C. Richardson 'Surbiton: Thirty-Two Years of Local Self-Government 1855-1887'
Surrey Comet 18 February 1865
June Sampson 'All Change: Kingston, Surbiton and New Malden in the 19th Century' 1985 (Kingston upon Thames) 
Family of William Walter and Frances Turner 

Bryant and May's Matches 
Patrick Beaver 'The Match Makers' 1985 (London)
Louise Raw 'Striking A Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their Place in History' 2011 (London)
Bryant and May records at Hackney Archives Department, Ref D/B/BRY, administrative history 

The Gables
Doreen Ehrlich 'A Mansion Made from Matches: Hillcroft College, Surbiton' in Surrey History, Vol. 4:4, 1992 (Surrey)
Julia Knight and Peter Thomas, 'Reaching Audiences: Distribution and Promotion of Alternative Moving Image' (2011) 
June Sampson 'All Change: Kingston, Surbiton and New Malden in the 19th Century' 1985 (Kingston upon Thames) 
Richard Statham 'Surbiton Past' 1996 (West Sussex)
1910 Finance Act Census (the Lloyd George 'Doomsday' Survey). It can be accessed at The National Archives. 

The Gables Hospital 
Gables Hospital Album, Ref: KX172 Covering dates 1899-1901, held by Kingston Museum and Heritage Service
Imperial War Museums
The Guardian, 5 April 1990 [accessed 8th July 2013]
Explore More: The Gables Hospital album is available to view at Kingston Archives. There is even more pictures and letters in the album, including one from Rudyard Kipling. More information about Kingston Archives can be found here

The Wood and the Richard Jefferies Bird Sanctuary
Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames sites of nature conservation importance 
Kingston Hotspots - Google maps 
Richard Jefferies - Wikipedia 
Nature near London, Introduction by Robert MacFarlane 
Blog - Talks and articles about Richard Jefferies 
Flickr photo-stream relating to Richard Jefferies
[All accessed 14/07/2013]
Kingston Tithe Map 1840-1842
The Royal Borough of Kingston 'Richard Jefferies in Surbiton'
Explore More: Why not go for a walk visiting the sites that inspired Jefferies, finishing at The Wood?

Hillcroft College 
Janet Cockerill 'Second Chance: The Story of Hillcroft' (Surrey)
Doreen Ehrlich 'A Mansion Made from Matches: Hillcroft College, Surbiton' in Surrey History Vol. 4:4, 1992 (Surrey)
Edith Lyle 'M. K. Ashby: A Commemorative Portrait'
Margaret Joyce Powell 'The History of Hillcroft: The First Forty Years 1920-1960' 1964 (Farnham)
Hillcroft College Annual Reports and photograph albums
Explore More: Hillcroft College's archives are held at Kingston Archives. It is a rich resource for research on adult education, women's education, social history and the local history of Surbiton. 

Surbiton 'New' Hospital on Ewell Road, Surbiton Hospital on St James' Road and Victoria Road Cottage Hospital
Steven Cherry, 'Change and continuity in the cottage hospitals c 1859 – 1948: the experience of East Anglia' Medical History (1992) Vol. 36 pp. 271-289
John Mohan, Planning, Markets and Hospitals, 2002 (London)
Rowley W.C. Richardson 'Surbiton: Thirty-Two Years of Local Self-Government 1855-1887' (Surbiton)
Surbiton Hospital Records, Ref: KX339, covering dates 1918-1985, held by Kingston Museum and Heritage Service. 
Surrey Comet
Surbiton Hospital Ewell Road Surbiton Surrey, Archaeological Evaluation Report, Oxford Archaeology South (June 2011)
The Voluntary Hospitals in History
Explore More: Surbiton Hospital's records are held by Kingston Archives. You can see what they have here. The archives are a rich resource for medical history, activity during the Second World War and the local history of Surbiton. Please note, some records will be subject to a period of closure. 

The Baby Clinics
The information about the baby clinics comes from the clinics' records (minutes books and personal papers), which were kindly loaned to the archivist of the Oakhill Community Heritage Project for research purposes. 

We have made every effort to acknowledge sources for materials used, including for books, articles and photographs. For some photographs it has not been possible to ascertain who the Copyright holder is. If you have any information, questions or queries about the above or Copyright of a photograph please contact us