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.
Emsworth 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 (EMHT817.1)
Emsworth in the 1930's by Ted Twine and Joe Boutell
Strahan Soames: Life in Emsworth 1922-1940
Oral History on tape by Strahan Soames. Life in Emsworth 1922-1940 (EMHT818.1)
Strahan Soames: August-October 1940
Oral History on tape by Strahan Soames . Diary August-October 1940. Article in Hampshire magazine November 1991 (EMHT818.2)
Mrs Cathy Palmer (nee Whitham) : Memories of 1920s
Memories of Emsworth by Miss Patricia Watson
Memories of Emsworth - particularly sailing. Oral History on tape by Miss Patricia Watson born 1907 (EMHT820)
Mr A Martin - a recipient of Maundy Money
Oral History on tape by Mr A Martin Age 91+ - a recipient of Maundy Money (EMHT821)
Stanmore School, Emsworth in the 1920s &1930s
Oral History on tape about Stanmore School, Emsworth, by 6 pupils (EMHT841)
Mr Bob (Robert) Lewis of John Lewis & Sons
Littleton School , Emsworth in the 1920s
Littleton School - Oral History on tape (EMHT860)
Local Emsworth History
Local Emsworth history - Oral History on tape by Thelma and Gordon Parham (EMHT877.1)
The Foster Family (shipbuilders) and RNLI
The Foster Family and RNLI - Oral History on tape by Thelma Parham (EMHT877.2)
Oral History on tape by Dr Margaret Rule
John Mant on the History of 'Eva'
Tribute to the late David Rudkin by his son
David Rudkin (Jr) talks about his father - Founder of EMHT - on 22.4.2000 (EMHT925)
Rena Boutell and Bryan Marshall
Emsworth in the 1930s and 1940s
Oral tape - family tree of Mr Victor and Mrs Joan Phillips . Emsworth in the 1930s and 1940s (EMHT947.1)
The Rev'd David Patridge, Rector of St James's Church
Oral tape by The Rev'd David Patridge, Rector of St James's Church for 32 years, Church Path, Emsworth - on 4.5.2001 (EMHT958)
Michael Tregust Family Butcher on Emsworth
Oral tape by Michael Tregust Family Butcher, Emsworth - on 24.4.2001 (EMHT959)
Mrs Esther Lawrence - Life in South Street
Oral tape by Mrs Esther Lawrence - life in South Street over the years (from 1914) (EMHT962)
Conversation between Ernest Rudkin and Cathy Rudkin (David's daughter)
Oral tape by Ernest Rudkin - recorded at the Museum on 21.7.2001 (EMHT975)
Distinguished Local Sailors
Harold Groom: Fifty Years in Emsworth as a Chartered Surveyor
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 (EMHT1030)
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 (EMHT1033)
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 (EMHT1034)
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 (EMHT1035)
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 (EMHT1036)
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) (EMHT1037)
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 (EMHT1050)
Albert 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 (EMHT1051.1)
Tony Yoward: Life as a Pharmacist 1952-1986
Oral tape by Tony Yoward, Pharmacist, North Street, Emsworth, 1952-1986. (EMHT1052)
Anne Newman - 'Childhood memories of North Street, Emsworth 1932-54'
Oral tape by Anne Newman - 'Childhood memories of North Street, Emsworth 1932-54' (EMHT1054)
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.' (EMHT1055)
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 (EMHT1115)
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 (EMHT1116)
Kevin Kelleher - Recollections of a retired RAF Squadron Leader
Oral tape by Kevin Kelleher - Recollections of a retired RAF Squadron Leader (and flying instructor) stationed at Thorney Island 1962-1974. Also commercial airplane pilot (EMHT1118)
Sydney Jones - WW2 Army career
Oral tape by Sydney Jones - WW2 Army career, involvement with British Legion and other memories. Grew dahlias for garden shows. (EMHT1119)
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 (EMHT1120)
Mrs 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 (EMHT1160)
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) (EMHT1161)
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. (EMHT1162)
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 (EMHT1163)
Edward 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 (EMHT1164)
Sidney Morgan - A Westboune resident and Friends
Oral 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 (EMHT1165)
Recollections of life and times at Bosham and nearby from 1935 by Herbert Chalk
Times 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 (EMHT1211)
John 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. (EMHT1212)
An Emsworthian speaks of his love of boats and carpentry by Bryan Wingham
Oral 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 (EMHT1213)
History and worship at . St. Nicholas' church
Oral tape - History and worship at St. Nicholas' church, Thorney Island by Mr. Victor King on 26th June 2007 (EMHT1214)