This section of the website is still growing as more contributions are received.  The list below shows the changes in the last year.  Just click on the underlined words to see the page.

February 2017

New link added at the bottom of the page about the Richardson Sisters to a large selection of their paintings.

March 2017

A new article about the Mason family of Beel House; new page about the Shardeloes Water Wheel.

April 2017

New section added about Little Chalfont with a new page about the many farms which existed before the railway arrived and another about the Turnpike milestone.

May 2017

More names have been added to the list of Shardeloes Babies born when the house was a maternity home in WW2. 

June 2017

A new article about the origins of the name of Whielden Street; an article about Beel House; more information about Arthur Terry’s shop in The Broadway added.

July 2017

More information added about the Friends’ Meeting House.

August 2017

Updated pdf attachment about the Toovey family; new information and photos about Bessie Ward and her brother, William Eagles, added to the George Ward page; new page about WW2 Intelligence and Interrogation; plan added showing the layout of the “Upper Meeting”when it was a Baptist Chapel.


October 2017

Newspaper articles added about Ebenezer West’s ordination in Chenies and funeral in Amersham; a new page about the Tudor Saunders family; new page about Martha Morris; some of the pdfs attached to Amersham Remembers (the U3A WW1 project) have been updated; new information added about Rosa de Leon.

November 2017

New article about Wycombe Heath.

March 2018

New article about the pubs of Winchmore Hill.

Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700

In 2018, the museum is open from 10th February, every Wednesday to Sunday (and Bank Holiday Mondays) from 12 noon to 4.30pm.
We are open throughout the week for groups, schools, workshops and special events.

£3 Adults | Children are free

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