Gertrude Jekyll, Old West Surrey Loan Box

Use original artefacts, costume and the images and stories in Gertrude Jekyll's book "Old West Surrey" to explore what life was like in the local area in Victorian times.

 

Contents of Godalming Museum’s
Gertrude Jekyll, Old West Surrey school loan box

 

BOOKS

Old West Surrey by Gertrude Jekyll

Gertrude Jekyll by Twigs Wey (Shire)

Lutyens in Waverley

OBJECTS

Leather harvest bottle

Candle stick

Rush light with candle holder

Horse shoe

Candle snuffers and tray

Tinder box containing tinder (straw), damper, flint and steel

Strike-a-light clockwork toy Steel-yard

Weight for steel-yard

Mouse trap

OTHER

“What is it for?” laminated cards (x8)

Oakhurst Cottage leaflet

 

Detailed teaching notes are provided. Click here for a PDF. 

 

 

 

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