Ephemera from Dorking and the surrounding areas

These items have been donated to the Museum or are duplicates from our Museum archive department.

Small Photograph of The Wheatsheaf, Dorking High Street

Duplicate item from Museum archive.

The photograph has been mounted onto board and the edges are a little scruffy.

There are Museum notations and stamps on the back in pen and pencil.

Photograph measures 10.5cm x 8cm.

Priced at £3.00.

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Commemoration Service for George VIth with St. Martin’s Insert

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

 A printed service produced for all churches to commemorate the death of George 6th.

Has the insert from St. Martin’s Church.

The item is priced at £2.00 

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Dinner Menu for the Dorking Report Centre – 1945

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

 A four page programme with a menu and a list of toasts.

There are Museum notations on the front.

The item is priced at £3.00 

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Dorking Girls’ High School Speech Timetable 1928

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

The timetable for the Speech Day on November 28th 1928. The second page has been ripped – so some information is missing. 

The item is priced at £2.00

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Reception by High Sheriff of Surrey at Lyne Capel

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

A 4 page leaflet for a Reception by  the High Sheriff of Surrey at Lyne Capel on Saturday 27th July 1957.

Pages are possibly missing as there are staple marks.

The item is priced at £2.00 

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‘Songs of Praise’ Ticket and Timetable

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

 A small ticket for ‘Songs of Praise’ from St. Martin’s Church.

The timetable is on the back. 

There are Museum notations on the back.

The item is priced at £2.00 

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Dorking Comedy Company Programme for The Magistrate. 1908

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

 A programme for “The Magistrate” by A. W. Pinero

May 4th and 5th 1908 at the Public Hall Surrey

The item is priced at £1.50

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“Blitz” Party Invitation

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

 A small invitation to a party in Holmbury Saint Mary organised by the Royal Army Service Corps during WW2.

The item is priced at £2.00. See more images and buy it online here.

The Dorking Swimming Club – Challenge Cup Rules

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

 A small two page booklet with all the rules from the Dorking Swimming Club.

The Challenge Cup was a 1/2 mile race from Castle Mill to Boxhill Bridge and back again. 

The item is priced at £2.00. See more images and buy it online here.

Eighteenth Century Cricket in Dorking Programme

A programme to commemorate 225 years of cricket in Dorking. 

32 page booklet with black and white photographs and drawings. Including the history of cricket and life in Dorking in the 18th Century.

The booklet is priced at £2.00

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1984 Hut Foundation Westcott Silver Jubilee Programme

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

A programme of events for the 1984 Silver Jubilee of the Hut Foundation in Westcott.

A menu card for the Gala Dinner on Saturday 28th April 1984

There are Museum notations on the back of each item.

The item is priced at £3.00 

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Penny Readings from North Holmwood Schools

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

 A four page programme of readings by teachers from North Holmwood schools.

There are Museum notations on the front and back.

The item is priced at £2.00 

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Leith Hill facsimile from Voysey’s Rural Rambles

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive. 

A small modern 4 page reproduction taken from Voysey’s Rural Rambles published in 1939.

The item is priced at £1.00 

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Programme of Entertainment 1882

A duplicate item from the Museum Archive.

A concert taking place at the Parish Church Room – Monday May 1st 1882 8pm.

The 4 page programme has age spots along the top, and there are Museum stamps on the back.

The item is priced at £2.00. See more images and buy it online here.

Wotton & Abinger Institute Programme 1881

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

A small 4 page programme for a concert on 21st November 1881.

There are Museum notations on the back – the programme is quite marked.

The item is priced at £1.50 

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Kemp’s Dorking and District Local Directory 1962/3

Map still attached.

A list of companies / shops and residents – along with local adverts. 

The directory is priced at £5.00

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Dorking and Horley Official Map of the Rural District

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

A map of Horley with adverts from the time.

The item is priced at £2.00 

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O Be Joyful In The Lord by Ralph Vaughan Williams

A donation from a Museum supporter.

Vocal Score for “O Be Joyful In The Lord” (The Hundredth Psalm)

There is a name written across the cover – but the score inside is unmarked.

Item is priced at £3.50.

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British Telecom Telephone Directory. Dorking and District May 1984

The front and back covers has a numbers written in pen and pencil.  

1984 telephone directory covering

  • Ashtead
  • Betchworth
  • Bookham
  • Capel
  • East Horsley
  • Forest Green
  • Leatherhead
  • Newdigate
  • Oakwood Hill
  • Shere

Priced at £4.00. Buy it online here.

Dorking Local History Group’s 2011 Journal.

Dorking Local History Group’s 2011 Journal. Donated by a Museum supporter.

  • 19th century policing of Surrey before a paid police – Robert Bartlett
  • Charles Graham Robertson: a great eastern railwayman and holder of the Victoria Cross – Stephen Sellick
  • The Dorking Mendicity Society – Bob Humphreys
  • Transport of goods and personnel around nineteenth century mid Surrey – Bob Humphreys
  • Ascertaining the boundary between the manors of East Betchworth and Headley – 1801 style – Jane le Cluse
  • A child’s shoe – Kathy Atherton

52 pages

Priced at £1.00. Buy it online here.

Dorking Local History Group’s 2018 Journal

Dorking Local History Group’s 2018 Journal. Donated by a Museum supporter.

  • Here Runneth Under. Article 1 of Dorking’s hidden underground spaces
  • From Navvies’ Rest to Children’s Church: St Michaels Chapel Westhumble
  • Headley’s Lost Pub
  • The Lipscombe Family and the Plough, Coldharbour
  • A Dorking Common: Uses and Abuse through a Millenium
  • Fool’s Gold Under St Martin’s?
  • A Case of Blocked Drains

40 pages

Priced at £1.00. Click here to buy it online

Dorking Local History Group’s 2019 Journal.

A donation from a Museum supporter. In good condition.

  • Here Runneth Under. Article 2
  • Harry Daley: Policeman, Memoirist, Broadcaster
  • Sir John Norton-Griffiths
  • Rob Walker: Motor Racer
  • Hidden Residents: Three Servants in Mid-Victorian Dorking
  • Nathaniel Wix: An 18th Century Dorking Worthy 

44 pages. 

Priced at £1.00. Click here to buy it online

Greetings card of Abinger Hammer by A. R. Quinton

Duplicate item from Museum archive.

Has been written

Priced at 50p

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Village profile of Abinger and Merstham

A duplicate item from the Museum Archive.

A 8 page booklet from the (?) 1970’s.

4 pages dedicated to Abinger and 4 pages to Merstham.

A4 size and has been folded in half.

The item is priced at £1.00. See more images and buy it online here.

St. Martin’s Church – Festival Weekend Programme – 1987

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

An 10 page programme with the running order of the festival weekend – and a history of the church organ.

The item is priced at £1.00

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Dorking Parish Magazine. January 1972

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

 January 1972 parish magazine. News from the churches plus adverts from the day.

The item is priced at £2.00 

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Dorking Parish Magazine. April 1972

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

 April 1972 parish magazine. News from the churches plus adverts from the day.

The item is priced at £2.00 

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Dorking Life & Times – Issue No. 2 Christmas 1985

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

A 28 page booklet containing adverts and local articles.

The item is priced at £1.00 

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Special Service to Commemorate the Death of George 6th

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

An eight page service printed to commemorate the death of George 6th – plus a insert titled “St. Martin’s Church. Dorking” with 4 hymns.

There are Museum notations on the front.

The booklet is quite delicate with a few rips around the spine.

The item is priced at £2.00 

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Polesden at War. National Trust Leaflet

A duplicate item from our Museum Archive.

An 8 page leaflet commemorating WW2 – and life at the time at Polesden Lacey from an event held there in 2003 

The item is priced at 50p 

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