Collection Items

Items in the Collection:

Tools: agricultural, trades, trade signs

Domestic: dairy, laundry, kitchen; bathing


Childhood: toys; games; schooldays

Textiles: clothes, hats, accessories, fans, needlework

Magic lanterns, film and photographic items




Musical instruments and home entertainment

Leisure activities: motoring; sports

Local organisations: Temperance movement; Order of Foresters; WI; Girl Guides and Boy Scouts etc

Models of Shere village, the Tillingbourne and the Manor House Lodge designed by Lutyens

Archives and Reference Material:

Local families, genealogy, notable people


Societies and events

Parish magazines from 1893

Property: history and sales particulars

Manorial history

Maps, including a copy of the Tithe map for Shere

Church and cemetery information files

School: photographs, certificates, projects, publications

World Wars 1914-18 and, 1939-45

Photographs and artistic works of the area

Local publications and general reference

Shere, Gomshall and Peaslake Local History Society Records

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