Chesham, The Bury 1897
Memories of Chesham
Dear Tim, I remember the shop very well and used to visit with my Mum, Phyllis Cooley who was the daughter of May Clarke, the sister of Old Jack's wife, i.e. your grandmother. I used to call them Uncle and Aunt but really they were my Mum's cousins and that makes us second (...Read full memory)
My grandfather and father ran Humphreys Shoe Repairers in Chesham High St throughout the 1950's to the 1980's. I would be interested in hearing from anyone who remembers my dad and grandad (or my mum Jean) and also those who used the shop to get their shoes repaired. Tim Humphrey
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)
My Great Grandfather reportedly died at Chesham Station on 22 November 1907. His name was Ambrose Miller Hooper. Does any one know any more? He used to live at 'Hatch, Northwood'