The museum contains a record of the history of Emsworth captured by the people who have lived and worked in Emsworth. The list below itemises the Oral History CDs stored in the museum.

IdentifierTitleDescription
EMHT817.1Emsworth in the 1930's by Ted Twine Emsworth in the 1930's - Oral History on tape by Ted Twine , Ted Twine (cousin of Michael) re Thorney 1929-1935 & Emsworth 1935-1944
EMHT817.2Emsworth in the 1930's by Ted Twine and Joe Boutell Emsworth in the 1930's Oral History on tape by Ted Twine and Joe Boutell
EMHT818.1 Strahan Soames: Life in Emsworth 1922-1940 Oral History on tape by Strahan Soames. Life in Emsworth 1922-1940
EMHT818.2 Strahan Soames: August-October 1940 Oral History on tape by Strahan Soames . Diary August-October 1940. Article in Hampshire magazine November 1991
EMHT819Mrs Cathy Palmer (nee Whitham) : Memories of 1920's Memories of 1920's - Oral History on tape by Mrs Cathy Palmer (nee Whitham) - born 1916
EMHT820Memories of Emsworth by Miss Patricia Watson Memories of Emsworth - particularly sailing. Oral History on tape by Miss Patricia Watson born 1907
EMHT821Mr A Martin - a recipient of Maundy Money Oral History on tape by Mr A Martin Age 91+ - a recipient of Maundy Money
EMHT841 Stanmore School, Emsworth in the 1920s &1930sOral History on tape about Stanmore School, Emsworth, by 6 pupils
EMHT842Mr Bob (Robert) Lewis of John Lewis & SonsOral History on tape by Mr Bob (Robert) Lewis of 28 Horndean Road, Emsworth. John Lewis & Sons makers of ropes, sacks and tarpaulins
EMHT860 Littleton School , Emsworth in the 1920s Littleton School - Oral History on tape
EMHT877.1Local Emsworth HistoryLocal Emsworth history - Oral History on tape by Thelma and Gordon Parham
EMHT877.2The Foster Family (shipbuilders) and RNLIThe Foster Family and RNLI - Oral History on tape by Thelma Parham
EMHT911John Mant on the History of 'Eva' Oral tape by John Mant on the History of sailing dingy 'Eva'
EMHT925Tribute to the late David Rudkin by his sonDavid Rudkin (Jr) talks about his father - Founder of EMHT - on 22.4.2000
EMHT947.1Emsworth in the 1930s and 1940sOral tape - family tree of Mr Victor and Mrs Joan Phillips . Emsworth in the 1930s and 1940s
EMHT958 The Rev'd David Patridge, Rector of St James's ChurchOral tape by The Rev'd David Patridge, Rector of St James's Church for 32 years, Church Path, Emsworth - on 4.5.2001
EMHT959 Michael Tregust Family Butcher on EmsworthOral tape by Michael Tregust Family Butcher, Emsworth - on 24.4.2001
EMHT962 Mrs Esther Lawrence - Life in South StreetOral tape by Mrs Esther Lawrence - life in South Street over the years (from 1914)
EMHT975Conversation between Ernest Rudkin and Cathy Rudkin (David's daughter)Oral tape by Ernest Rudkin - recorded at the Museum on 21.7.2001
EMHT976Distinguished Local SailorsOral tape by 'Distinguished Local Sailors' Pat Watson on 17.8.2001, Geoff Hales on 14.8.2001 and Peter Blake on 11.8.2001
EMHT999.1Harold Groom: Fifty Years in Emsworth as a Chartered SurveyorOral tape by Harold Groom, FRICS - 50 years in Emsworth as a Chartered Surveyor on 20.7.2001
EMHT1030 Mr Sam Rogers 'In the 1930's and 1940's'Oral tape by Mr Sam Rogers 'In the 1930's and 1940's'. Childhood Memories. Service in Korea and later career. Emsworth Shops in Queen Street and the Square
EMHT1033 Arthur Ward 'A Pupil at Washington Road School 1938-1947'Oral tape by Arthur Ward 'A Pupil at Washington Road School 1938=1947' on 8.11.2001
EMHT1034 Pat Tull 'A Pupil at Washington Road School 1941-1948' Oral tape by Pat Tull 'A Pupil at Washington Road School 1941=1948' on 30.10.2001
EMHT1035 Barbara Sparkes 'A Pupil at Washington Road School 1972-1988'Oral tape by Barbara Sparkes 'A Pupil at Washington Road School 1972=1988'. on 31.1.2002
EMHT1036 Phil Johnson, Headmaster of Glenwood School Oral tape by Phil Johnson, Headmaster of Glenwood School which opened in the Washington Road School building in 1998). on 27.5.2002
EMHT1037 Marian Porter 'Survey of Washington Road School 1975=1994'Oral tape by Marian Porter 'Survey of Washington Road School 1975=1994'. (Marian Porter was a teacher 1975=1994 on 6.8.2002)
EMHT1050 Janet Searle (nee Holloway) 'Memories of Emsworth in the 1940's and 1950's'Oral tape by Janet Searle (nee Holloway) 'Memories of Emsworth in the 1940's and 1950's' on 23.5.2002
EMHT1051.1Albert Mayne 'Work at J.D. Fosters 1932-1939' Oral tape by Albert Mayne (or Albert May) 'Work at J.D. Fosters Boatyard 1932-1939' on 23.10.2002
EMHT1052Tony Yoward: Life as a Pharmacist 1952-1986Oral tape by Tony Yoward, Pharmacist, North Street, Emsworth, 1952-1986.
EMHT1054Anne Newman - 'Childhood memories of North Street, Emsworth 1932-54' Oral tape by Anne Newman - 'Childhood memories of North Street, Emsworth 1932-54'
EMHT1055 Dan Robinson - 'Washington Road School, Oral History Survey Introduction.' Oral tape by Dan Robinson, Chairman of Governors, Emsworth Washington Road School - 'Washington Road School, Oral History Survey Introduction.'
EMHT1115 Mr Bert Sisson- Emsworth in the 1920's and 1930's Oral tape by Mr Bert Sisson- Emsworth in the 1920's and 1930's on 19.11.2003 . Worked as a stonemason
EMHT1116 Mary Smith - Nursing and Welfare Works 1940's Oral tape by Mary Smith - Nursing and Welfare Works 1940's + on 11.3.2004. Nursing with GPs at the Cottage Hospital & Northlands Maternity Home 1940s. Charity work in Portsmouth
EMHT1118 Kevin Kelleher - Recollections of a retired RAF Squadron LeaderOral tape by Kevin Kelleher - Recollections of a retired RAF Squadron Leader (and flying instructor) stationed at Thorney Island 1962-1974. Also commercial airplane pilot
EMHT1119Sydney Jones - WW2 Army career Oral tape by Sydney Jones - WW2 Army career, involvement with British Legion and other memories. Grew dahlias for garden shows.
EMHT1120 Mr Nigel Pusinelli, CMG, OBE, MC - Association with Emsworth Sailing Club and Chichester Harbour Conservancy Oral tape by Mr Nigel Pusinelli, CMG, OBE, MC - Association with Emsworth Sailing Club and Chichester Harbour Federation and Conservancy - on 27.1.2005 Military career and colonial service
EMHT1160Mrs Doris Hoar - Emsworth Then and Now Oral tape by Mrs Doris Hoar born 1911 - Emsworth Then and Now . Recollections of childhood and WW1. saw Zeppelin; family life in village also close by Millpond and Bridgefoot Path, where she has lived since 1931. Husband set up "Hawthorn Electrics" and worked at Thorney Island Aerodrome
EMHT1161 The History, and Restoration of the boat 'The Terror'Oral tape oF The History, and Restoration of the boat 'The Terror' - a discussion by Robert Perry (Chichester Harbour Conservancy), Richard Uttley (Master Boat Builder) and Samuel Poore, (apprentice)
EMHT1162 Roz Savage - Trans-Atlantic Rowing Race (2005) Oral tape recording by Roz Savage - Trans-Atlantic Rowing Race (2005) Conversation in Sept at Dolphin Quay reagrding Roz's particiipation in the Atlantic Rowing Race Nov 2005 Boat being fitted out here.
EMHT1163 Roger Silver - Growing up in Emsworth during WWII and later recollections Oral tape recording by Roger Silver - Growing up in Emsworth during WWII and later recollections - 12.10.2005. Sailed on Col J.J. Astors's motor yatch. Sub-aqua spear fishing
EMHT1164Edward Mappley - Childhood memories, Navy career and sailing Oral tape recording by Edward Mappley - Childhood memories, Prinstead resident in childhood. Remembers Foster's boatyard, the "ECHO" and its design. Navel career. Sailed on "SCEPTRE" , America's Cup Challenger 1958
EMHT1165 Sidney Morgan - A Westboune resident and FriendsOral tape recording by Sidney Morgan - A Westborne resident in conversation with Peter Barge, David Hogg and John Velton. How times have changed and owned family businesses - haberdashery shop - 24.11.1997
EMHT1210Recollections of life and times at Bosham and nearby from 1935 by Herbert Chalk Oral tape - recollections of life and times at Bosham and nearby from 1935 by Herbert Chalk on 7.6.2006 Schooldays/sports, wartime memories & career in welding. Played drums in dance band
EMHT1211Times past and present by John Lemm Oral tape - Times past and present by a devoted Emsworthian from 1948 - John Lemm on 13.6.2006 . Schooldays and fun along the shore around boatyards, apprentiship in electrical engineering and later career with BT
EMHT1212John Voysey: Experiences of an Emsworth engineer and model railway enthusiast Mr. John Voysey: Experiences of an Emsworth engineer (Voytool Engineering) and model railway enthusiast Assisted with the repair of St. James Church bell. 22nd Nov 2006.
EMHT1213An Emsworthian speaks of his love of boats and carpentry by Bryan WinghamOral tape - An Emsworthian speaks of his love of boats and carpentry by Mr. Bryan Wingham on 7th Feb 2007 Childhood, exploring shoreline, also locksmith and assisted bailiffs
EMHT1215Reminiscences - The Boys Club. George Wrightson & John Saunders: Reminiscences - the Boys Club in Emsworth 1950s.....1978. Mr Saunders was the Treasurer; much support from local people - many mentioned.
EMHT1258Three cassette tape recordings made by the late Arthur Dawkins, born in 1890, recorded in 1989.` Three cassette tape recordings made by the late Arthur Dawkins, born in 1890, recorded in 1989.`