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Memories of Amersham

Hi I have lived in Amersham and Chesham Bois for the past 30 years and love the rich history of these places. I collect old postcards of this area and the Missendens, and I also research interesting people who have lived and worked here. I am particularly keen to hear memories of Chesham Bois (...Read full memory)

My name is Philip Hitchcock. I attended Amersham College 1956 to 1958. It was owned by Mr Holland (Boss). Another teacher was Mr Fuchs (Fred) an Austrian. Fred taught German, Maths, Science, and took charge of us at cricket. However I am not sure he knew the rules of the game! Boss attempted to teach the rest of (...Read full memory)

My dad used to work for Henry Kingham and Sons of Watford, and I used to go with him when delivering to the Kingham shop in Amersham. His round would start at Little Chalfont, out to Amersham and the on to Chesham. I have found the shop in Little Chalfont, and on a visit yesterday, 16th September 2017, I was casting my (...Read full memory)

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)

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