Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Amersham and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Dr Challoners Grammar School

Anyone out there who was a pupil or teacher at this School 1966 through 1971? I was, for my sins, Head of Music during these years and have memories of such staff names as Andy Thompson (history), Denis Holman (Head), Neil Bibby, Steve Hennig, Bill Prickett (caretaker), Austin Matthews (crafts), Graham Hoare ...Read full memory

A memory of Amersham by Ray Lowrey

We're All Grown Up Now

Amersham - we had such a wonderful time with you, my sister, my two cousins and I. We were young, so we played, we swam, we chatted. We're all grown up now, with children of our own - I wonder if we could get back to you - would we be young again? 1958 - the year my sister was born. My parents were in Amersham that year. They're gone now, but you're still here. I'm very glad.

A memory of Amersham by Kelly Mitchell

Street Fair.

I used to be so excited about the street fair every September. It ran the entire length of Old Amersham High Street. I still have a precious photo of me, along with two little monkeys, which was taken at the fair. Possibly in about 1961. My parents were married at St Mary's church in 1940, the same year my grandfather died. He ...Read full memory

A memory of Amersham by Susan Benwell