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Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Chalfont St Giles, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Chalfont St Giles

Historic Maps of Chalfont St Giles and the local area.

We lived in Chalfont until 1961 when we moved to Leigh-on-sea. I lived up the footpath in a bungalow at the side of the garage, opposite The Pheasant pub. I remember putting pennies around the green, and shopping in Paynes shop, where they had a barbers in the back and Paynes paper shop. We spent a lot of time behind the church playing in the Misbourne, also dancing on the village green on May ...see more

I also remember placing a penny on the edge of the green. I went to the infant/junior school and I'm sure there was a teacher called Mrs Jelly. I remember a teacher getting married and my grandmother (we lived with her in the Laggar before it was tarmacked) sending a jar of homemade jam in with me as a wedding present. There was a shop by the school that sold broken biscuits. My sister and I used ...see more