Research

The museum welcomes visits from researchers of all kinds. We regularly give assistance and access to our archives.

If you would like to find out whether we have anything in our collection relevant to your interests, then please click here to email the Research team.

Please be aware that there may be a research fee associated with your enquiry:

Members of the Eden Valley Museum Trust – Free

Non-members (max. one hour – £10 thereafter) – £10

Commercial Requests (max. one hour – £15 thereafter) – £30

  • History Information files
  • Maps
  • Photographic files
  • Rate books
  • Reference book collection
  • Social History files
  • A dyeline copy of the 1844 tithe map and descriptions for the parish of Edenbridge only
  • Ordnance survey maps 1870, 1896, 1931 – covering different sections of the Eden Valley, some better than others
  • A reproduction map of C18th Edenbridge and Westerham
  • Copies of various estate maps
  • A growing collection of family history records and buildings history archive
  • Schools past and present in the Edenbridge area
  • A surnames index
  • A limited buildings index
  • Documents relating to local industry including Chiddingstone Brickworks, Edenbridge Tannery, Edenbridge Gas Company and others
  • A growing collection of photographs, currently numbering over 2000, of C19th – C21st of Edenbridge, the villages of the Eden Valley, workers, people, events and many other subjects

If you would like to find out whether we have anything in our collection relevant to your interests, then please click here to email the Research team.

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