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Alford Manor House Museum
Manor House
West Street

LN13 9DJ
Telephone: 01507 463 073
Email: ldodd@aol.com

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Overview of collections

Collections cover the social, agricultural, industrial and cultural history of Alford and district.

Overview of how collections are displayed

Displays of local history, chemist shop, shoemaker's shop, Victorian/Edwardian room settings.
Collection Descriptions
Agriculture Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Tools, machinery and photographs relating to local agricultural practice. Tools and certificates associated with live...
Archaeology Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Small collection of Roman and medieval pot sherds, kiln props and debris from Roman salt production.
Archives Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Maps and plans; information on local economy, reclaimation and conservation, newspapers, certificates, sheet music, n...
Costume and Textiles (Alford Manor House Museum)
Clothing from 1850-1950; domestic textiles
Decorative and Applied Arts Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Furniture, including Meissen-type cabinet; ornaments.
Fine Art Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
The collection includes domestic pictures.
Medicine Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Contents of local chemists shop
Military Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Collection includes photographs of the armed services.
Music Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Collection includes a Broadwood piano and sheet music.
Personalia Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Material associated with histories of Anne Hutchinson, Thomas Paine and John Smith.
Photography Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Photographs of buildings and town; agriculture; livestock; market; local groups and societies; armed services; local ...
Science and Industry Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Cobbler\'s tools, lasts and part-made shoes; locally-made bricks; blacksmith\'s anvil and bellows; wheelwright\'s too...
Social History Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Domestic cooking and laundry items; sewing machines; smoking, writing, shaving and other toiletry items; toys; educat...
Transport Collection (Alford Manor House Museum)
Information on local railway; photos and other material associated with Alford-Sutton Railway; plans of proposed cana...

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