Blogs from June 2023

Piecing Together a Family Story 19 June 2023
In 2023, Elmbridge Museum was approached by Jan and Fiona Birrell. They had a fascinating connection to a former local man, Peter Geesing, who lived in Walton with the Gill family over 150 years ago. Their story is an uplifting example of how local history can add colour to personal family histories.
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Bargain Hunting at Sandown Park Racecourse 12 June 2023
Earlier this year Elmbridge Museum was invited to showcase objects from our collection for an episode of Bargain Hunt. Explore a fascinating selection of fashion accessories dating from 1760 to 1960 and watch a clip from the programme.
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