Dorking Museum


Making the history of Dorking relevant today.

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3 Days until #2012TorchRelay reaches #Dorking. Here's the handover between E J Henton & J Williams on 21/7/1948.

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On Friday 20th July #London2012TorchRelay reaches #Dorking. Here's the Torch relay in #Dorking on 21st July 1948

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In 1918 the Museum building was a Iron Foundry. Here's a photo of the workers at that time.

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Beautiful Copperplate by artist GE Collins. We've 52 of these plates. Hoping to recreate prints for new shop.

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And Seabreeze on Dene Street looks a bit odd too. #mayday

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There's something different about Red's on Dene Street. Can't think what it is... #mayday

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Dorking Town Band at the Diamond Jubilee (1897). I wonder what happened to the uniform of the man at the back!

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More Diamond Jubilee pictures from 1897... Here is the Dorking Town Band on the Nower.

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This is how Dorking celebrated last time there was a Diamond Jubilee in 1897!

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Thanks to Johnston Sweepers for this vintage image... Excitement on the High Street!

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Dorking is ready for you... You'll probably be going a bit fast to notice on 28/7!

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We have a new Chairman. Nigel Arch. He's just retired as Director of Kensington Palace!

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Found this brilliant picture for you. Taken in about 1895. Hope you still wear that outfit.

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Our Artefact Racking has arrived. This is for items that are not going to be on permanent display.

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Happy 2nd Birthday to the #Dorking Food Float...

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Nothing to do with Dorking or Museums... Just a picture that makes me happy!

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I wonder what the Cockerel does have under his wing?!

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- Took a picture of you delivering milk this morning....

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Anyone fancy a project to help the Museum? We're looking for someone to mend this barrel for us... Any takers?

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Couldn't find anything to do with Leaping or Jumping for today...So here's a picture of Deerleap Woods nr Gomshall

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