John Wornham Penfold

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Penfold Collection


John Wornham Penfold assessed for tax purposes the value of houses in Godalming and the adjacent area, including Haslemere. The survey was undertaken in 1863 and is based on the 1845 tithe map. The Museum library holds maps and field notebooks from this survey, including the one of Haslemere. It includes details of landlords, tenants, number of rooms in each house and use of the premises, e.g. bakers, where applicable. The collection has been digitised.