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Dacorum Heritage Trust
The Museum Store
Clarence Road

Berkhamstead
Hertfordshire
HP4 3YL
Contact
Telephone: 01442 879525
Fax: 01442 879525
Email: dacht@mattwheeler.freeserve.co.uk

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Overview of collections

The Dacorum Heritage Trust manages the collections of nine collecting organisations, which are housed in a central museum store. The organisations which constitue the Trust are: The Berkhamsted and Distrist Archaeological Society; Berkhamsted Local History and Museum Society; Berkhamsted Town Council; Dacorum Borough Council; Flamstead Society; The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust; Hemel Hempstead Local History and Museum Society; Kings Langley Local History and Museum Society and Tring and District Local History and Museum Society. The thematic areas covered by the societies is summarised as follows: The Berkhamsted and Distrist Archaeological Society-arcaheological material;Berkhamsted Local History and Museum Society- strengths include a large archive of local photographs and items from the Cooper's factory; Berkhamsted Town Council- small collection of photographs of town councillors; Dacorum Borough Council-collection relates to the history of the council and includes material excavated from Gadebridge Park Roman Villa; Flamstead Society- small collection relating to the history of the village; The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust- small collection relating to the life and work of the author; Hemel Hempstead Local History and Museum Society -collection relating to the history of the town, with a good archive of photographs relating to the development of the New Town; Kings Langley Local History and Museum Society-large collection built up over many years, with a strong costume collection; Tring and District Local History and Museum Society- small collection relating to the history of Tring.

Overview of how collections are displayed

The Trust has no permanent museum,but provides displays in local libraries and other venues throughout the year and one large touring exhibition"

Star Objects at this location

Collection of eight watercolours, painted in the early 1920s by A W, possibly Arthur Watmore of Hemel Hempstead.
Collection of material relating to Cooper's of Berkhamsted
Roman material from Gadebridge Roman Villa
Undertaker's record books from Horn & Co. of Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead
Collection Descriptions
Local and Social History (Dacorum Heritage Trust)
-The Trust holds a variety of archive material, including printed ephemera such as programmes and leaflets, and trad...

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