The Local Studies Library


In the library can be found:

- Documents and archives


Percy Woods collection of deeds and transcripts from 11th – 19th centuries


Penfold collection – a survey of houses and land in Godalming and the surrounding villages, and in Haslemere, taken in 1863


Printed and manuscript histories of local places, families and organisations, including histories of Surrey and publications from local societies


Prints, drawings and portraits


Photographs and postcards 


- Maps and plans, including tithe maps and apportionments


Family and local history sources for research


Other objects and items can be found on display in the galleries or in the library store


The library has a powerful searchable database to all the archives


Other links:

Library opening hours, enquiries and disabled access


Library charging policy for research


Local Studies Publications from Godalming Museum



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