Oswald Hickson Collier & Co Solicitors - a Memory of Chesham.
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. At one point, the office moved further down the High Street (above Dewhursts the Butchers(?) and Dorothy Perkins but later on, we moved back to the bank chambers.
For many years, we overlooked the Broadway but it was only in the last few years when I started researching my mother's side of the family that I discovered my grandfather and my step-grand uncle were both commemorated on the WW1 Memorial.
I would be interested to hear from any one who remembers the office, any one who used to work there or any of the other solicitors in town (Francis & How, Blazer Mills) or estate agents.
Sylvia Hornsby (formerly Cooley)
A memory shared by on Sep 2nd, 2014.
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