Burnham, Buckinghamshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Burnham, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Burnham

Historic Maps of Burnham and the local area.

I may be wrong but the entrance on the right looks like the entrance into the Doctor’s Surgery. My Doctor was Doctor Summers, an elderly gentleman (well to me). I can remember him once telling my Mum that Australia needed young people like me ( I think I was 8 or 9 at the time) and wouldn’t it be a good idea to send me! I like to think he was joking but who knows.

I moved to Burnham from a town on the Kent coast where, if you hadn't been to school there you were not worth accepting. The first time I shopped in the village in Burnham a woman spoke to me as I looked in he meat cabinet in Halls, I took no notice not realising she was talking to me. No one had ever spoken to me in a shop (...Read full memory)