History of the Amersham Area

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 Brian Brown

Brian_BrownBrian’s family came to Amersham when he was three and he went to Black Horse Bridge School. He tells of work as a delivery boy and helping his father work on sewers for Metropolitan Railway Country Estates. After Navy service, he qualified as a bricklayer and was involved in a variety of projects. He is now Chairman of the local Royal Naval Association.

Drilling holes ZOOM0031

Laying pipes with his Dad ZOOM0031

 

 

 Ron Haddock

RH_ShopRon Haddock lived and worked around Amersham all his life. He was a dispenser at Kennards Chemists shop before opening his own photography business. Latterly he owned and ran local film company, Chess Valley Films.

 Working in his shop Ron Haddock February 2013