Staines is an urban area in the Borough (Hundreds) of Spelthorne (Spelethorne). The main towns in Spelthorne are Staines (Stanes), Ashford (Exeford), Stanwell (Stanwelle), Shepperton (Scepertone), Sunbury (Sunbarie). Staines is the administrative centre of the Borough and has the largest shopping area. Spelthorne is a district of London, that has a population of approximately 90,000, and covers 21 square miles.

(words in brackets are from the Doomsday Book. c.1086.)


Spelthorne Museum    Located behind the Library on Thames Street
Spelthorne Borough Council   Located at Knowle Green, Staines
  Staines & Ashford Facebook Group page

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Copyright Gloria Hazell-Derby

All information on this site was researched using the following sources:
Borough of Spelthorne Council, Spelthorne Museum, 'Up Pontes' by Christine Lake, 'Staines an Illustrated Record' by M.M. Smithers, 'Snapshots of Staines' by J.L. & D.M. Barker, 'Middlesex within Living Memory' by the Middlesex Federation of Women's Institutes, 'The Commons of Staines, The Facts' by the Assn for the Preservation of Staines Moor, 'Staines in Old Picture Postcards' by Barry Dix, 'Doomsday Book - (Midelsexe) Middlesex' translated by John Morris and Sara Wood. Memories and experiences of Gloria Hazell.