Bisham, Berkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Green Wayside Cottages

My paternal grandmother, Kate Paine Whitbourn, was born in these cottages in 1896.  Her father was the head carpenter at Bisham Abbey. The Paine family had lived in Bisham for several generations. When I was little, Gran and I would visit the kirk and 'water' her grandad.  He was a great cricketer. We would ...Read full memory

A memory of Bisham by Susanne Otto