to Spelthorne Museum
is invited. Always Free.
Covid 19 Crisis the Museum is closed. We do have two new Exhibits
on line for you to see though. Enjoy!
site for those
Museum's New Acquisitions
or items that have never been shown in the museum
clothes shown below were found by someone who was going to reupholster
an old nursing chair. They took off the layers that had been
there previously and under the seat squab found these baby clothes
and one more item underneath acting as stuffing. The clothes
are hand knitted, and the top layer was also hand sewn. The
owner dated them to be 1930 but they look to be around WW11.
What do you think? Thank you for the donation Mr. MP.
unwashed items used as stuffing. May be a WW2 Make Do
and Mend idea
Childs hand-knitted cardigan and pants. The knitting on
the jacket is very fine.
Cut up parts of childs cardigan
hand- knitted Jumper or vest
of ladies knickers of man-made material
lower level of chair covering.
It had been sewn up the middle by hand and looks to be like
a curtain fabric
A page of WW11 knitting
Items shown to enhance this page only. Not in the Museum
2. An WW11 ARP Warden's
We do have this item but it is not on show
Once Reopened out of hours group visits to the Museum can be
Also members can visit your group to give illustrated talks
on various local history subjects.
See 'Education' for further details
We have again revamped the website for the 40th Anniversary
of the Museum. Please take a look at the Queen's Award page,
the Accessibility page, the photos of Staines page and the Lino
page. There is also a map page showing how to get to us, people
are always saying to us that they didn't know that we are located
through the Library, on the map page we show photos of our building
related to everywhere else around us.
We also have
NEW pages showing the Exhibits that are supposed to be in the
Thames Room, however they can be seen on here while we are closed,
due to the Coronavirus.
Story of Spelthorne Museum
Outer: 4,000 year old lady
Inner: Lino Design