Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Chesham, 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.
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Contrary to the notes on this photo the house with the two bay windows did not replace the weatherboarded one in view 40547. The two structures are side by side, though the weatherboarded one may have been demolished at the same time to make easy access for the extension to the house. This elevation is that (...Read full memory)
I left school (Lowndes County Secondary School for Girls) in 1967 at the age of 15 and went to work at Oswald Hickson as office junior. Our offices were above Westminster Bank, just out of the photo on the right. I worked my way up and became secretary to one of the partners but left in 1979 to get married. (...Read full memory)