What’s New on this website
This website is still growing as more contributions are received and the list below shows the changes in the last year. Just click on any of the underlined words to see the page.
New page about John Cocks, Baptist Minister 1842-50; flyer added about the Martyrs Play; new link in the Reference section to a list of Census Enumerators 1841-1901; new articles added from the Amersham Sociciety’s research on Church House, Dumbartons the Butchers and Whielden Street.
An extract from the 1798 Posse Comitatus for Amersham & Chesham Bois added to the reference section; an article added about the Martyrs Play 2016; a new page about J H Kennard, the architect; Absent Voters’ List for 1918 added; links added about a wartime diary published by Amersham Museum in 2016.
New page about the early development of North Road next to the Common in Chesham Bois; page added about Bunny Wilson who won the George Medal in WW2; new pdf attached to the page about 122-128 High Street.
New page about Pat Harrison, the founder of the Little Missenden Festival.
New page about Boughtons of Bell Lane.
New page added about Richard Morris, Pastor of Amersham Baptist Church for 41 years from 1776; new page about Woodside Farm; new page about the Toovey Family, some of whom lived in the building which is now Amersham Museum.
New link added at the bottom of the page about the Richardson Sisters to a large selection of their paintings.