Emsworth Museum holds over 10,000 items and the details of many of these items can be searched for on this site. More than 2000 photographs can be viewed of which more than 1100 are high resolution scans of our photograph collection. There are also many audio recordings and videos in our collection.

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Pattern for children's frocks


'Smocking for Children'. A guide for making clothes detailing the various stitch work required. 10 p., ill, monochrome. 20.1 cm x 28 cm.

Painting of soldiers in silhouette


Oil on a canvas type material showing five soldiers walking across a field in silhouette against a rising or setting sun amidst dark clouds. The…

Great Coat (Naval) and trousers


Great coat also known as a watch coat as worn by Kleber Degris of the Free French forces at Bir Hakeim Camp off Southleigh Road. A large overcoat of…

First World War Enlistment Book.
Six luggage labels Foster & Co., Coal Merchants, Steam Saw Mills, Emsworth
Brochure Friends of the Victoria Cottage Hospital.


Exercise book with a blue cover and a paper sticker on the front with ' First List of Men, 1914'. The main body of pages is detached from the blue…

Archaeology and the Coastal Plain

Archaeology on the Coastal Plain 01.pdf

This exhibition, curated by Ann Davies, showcased some of the work undertaken in recent years by Chichester & District Archaeology Society (CDAS). Ann…

Trophy for the winner of 'Bring Home the Harvest, 2014'.


This is the Daily Telegraph's sponsored food festival and in 2014 it was won by Emsworth. It features a block of wood 57.5 cm x 12 cm x 5 cm and…

Inscribed commemoration for Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee


Framed with black and gold edging. Frame is 18 cm x 22 cm.

EMHT Newsletter 2023-3

2023-08 Newsletter.pdf

8-page newsletter of information about the Emsworth Maritime and Historical Trust

A Guide to Enclosure in Hampshire 1700-1900


This is a parish by parish guide to enclosure in Hampshire. Hampshire Record Series, volume XV. Hardback book with dustcover, 403p., ill monochrome.…