Many distinguished people are associated with the town. Go to the index of personalities here. Godalming's distinguished people include
General Jame Oglethorpe, who lived in Godalming, and founded the colony of Georgia in the USA in 1732 with 120 settlers. Click here.
Getrude Jeckyll, Sir Edwin Lutyens The Godalming area is rightly associated with the extraordinary talents of the gardener Gertrude Jeckyll who had a profound influence on garden design, and the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens who is generally regarded as one the great British architects of the 20th Century. Gertrude Jeckyll click here. Sir Edwin Lutyens click here