Women at War #5: Alice Mary Wright (1880-1961)

This is the fifth in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will featuring amazing, local women who campaigned for women’s suffrage and supported the war effort.  Alice Mary Wright (1880-1961) was another Unitarian single women who was brought up in Lincolnshire before moving to London to teach at Channing School in […]

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Amersham Museum Commissions Learning Volunteer Training

As part of the museum’s two- year-long Heritage Lottery Fund supported project, The People’s Story of Amersham in the 20th Century, Learning Officer Georgina Barrett this month collaborated with Holly Bee from GEM (Group for Education in Museums) to develop a bespoke training session for the museum’s team of learning volunteers. This session aimed to increase confidence […]

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Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School Artist-led Project

In 2018, as part of Amersham Museum’s People’s Story of Amersham in the 20th Century project, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, our Learning Officer Georgina and local community artist and schools practitioner Anna Schofield of Anna’s Funky Art, worked together with Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School in Chesham Bois to create a tiled mural celebrating […]

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Women at War #4: Catherine Courtauld (1878-1972)

This is the fourth in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will be featuring amazing, local women who lived locally 100 years ago, campaigning for women’s suffrage and supporting the war effort.  Catherine Courtauld lived in Great Missenden with her sister Sydney Renee, both of whom were committed Suffragists and Unitarians. […]

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Women at War #3: Margaret MacDonald (1870-1911)

This is the third in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will be featuring amazing, local women who lived locally 100 years ago, campaigning for women’s suffrage and supporting the war effort.  Margaret Gladstone MacDonald was a celebrated social reformer and suffragist and the wife of the Labour politician James Ramsay […]

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Women at War #2: Eleanora Pemberton

This is the second in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will be featuring amazing, local women who lived locally 100 years ago, campaigning for women’s suffrage and supporting the war effort.  #2 Eleanora Pemberton (1885-1994) Born in Kensington, Eleanora Pemberton moved to Cokes Lane, Chalfont St Giles, with her family […]

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Women at War #1: Car and Josephine Richardson

This is the first in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will be featuring amazing, local women who lived locally 100 years ago, campaigning for women’s suffrage and supporting the war effort.  #1 Car (1873-1959) and Josephine Richardson (1869-1945) Sisters Josephine and Car Richardson, of Tithe Barn, Bois Lane, who were also […]

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49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

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Open Wednesday to Sunday, 12 noon to 4.30pm until the end of November.

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