Gertrude Jekyll sources at Surrey History Centre

  • Gertrude Jekyll - Iron Lane Bramley4113/- The Halnaker Collection. Plans and correspondence of Gertrude Jekyll relating to gardens designed in Surrey and elsewhere, including architectural drawings by Sir Edwin Lutyens and letters from Harold Falkner, architect, 1890-c1925
  • 6521/- Gertrude Jekyll: original manuscripts, proofs, photographs and press reviews for Old West Surrey; and albums of watercolours, c1867-1908
  • 6582/- Signed first edition presentation copy of Gertrude Jekyll: a Memoir by Francis Jekyll her nephew, and letters from Gertrude Jekyll and Francis Jekyll, 1923-1934
  • 6625/- The Jekyll Family of Munstead, Godalming: catalogue of books at Munstead House to be sold at auction, 1953
  • 6950/- Munstead Wood nursery catalogue and price list, c1904
  • Z/309/- Gertrude Jekyll: copies of letters and draft articles, 1927-1928
  • Z/311/- Microfilm copy of six of Gertrude Jekyll's photographic albums, c1885-1914, with catalogue prepared by Judith B Tankard
  • Z/312/- Microfilm copy of the Reef Point Collection of Gertrude Jekyll garden plans, University of California, with summary list and index
  • Z/321/- Catalogue for sale of contents of Munstead Wood, Godalming [Gertrude Jekyll's home since 1890], 1948
  • Z/351/- Gertrude Jekyll (1834-1932), garden designer of Godalming: photocopies and transcripts of letters and news cuttings 1913-2001. The Surrey History Centre also holds an extensive range of books relating to Gertrude Jekyll and garden history
  • Z/360/- Transparencies of Gertrude Jekyll's photograph album of views of flowers, gardens and rural scenes, c1883-1886
  • Z/381/- Sullingstead (now High Hascombe), Hascombe: architectural drawings by Edwin Lutyens, nd [1896 x 1897]Z/384/- Letters from Gertrude Jekyll to her niece, Pamela McKenna (nee Jekyll, 1889-1943), nd [1926?]
  • Z/401/- Letters from Gertrude Jekyll and FA Judges [?of Guildford], 1890
  • Z/404/- Papers relating to Gertrude Jekyll's garden design for the home of Sir Henry Wood, conductor, at Appletree Farm, Chorleywood Common, Hertfordshire, 1924
  • Z/414/1-2 Copy of Munstead Wood nursery catalogue published by Francis Jekyll, nephew of Gertrude Jekyll, nd [1933 x 1941], and biographical article, 2000
  • Z/414/3 Copy of newspaper cutting from the Daily Express concerning Sir Reginald and Pamela Mckenna of Mells Park, Somerset, and Halnaker Park, Sussex, 1939

You can search for the books we have at Surrey History Centre on the Surrey Libraries Catalogue.

Further Jekyll material can be seen at Godalming Museum and Guildford Museum.

The book, "Beyond the borders: An exhibition on the work of Gertrude Jekyll, Artist, Gardener, Craftswoman at the Surrey History Centre 1999" can be purchased from Surrey History Centre.

With kind co-operation of the Jekyll Estate.