THE GREAT BLIZZARD OF 1881

JANUARY 2021 MARKS THE 140TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WORST BLIZZARD IN RECENT BRITISH HISTORY. In mid January 1881 there was bitterly cold weather throughout Wales and southern England below the […]

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Amersham Home Guard

The museum has received some documents about Major Marston of Chenies Manor who commanded the 11th Bucks Battalion of the Home Guard. They were donated by Colonel Marston’s grandson Charles […]

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Douglas Lionel Mays

A new article on former local resident, Douglas Lionel Mays by Alison Bailey. D L Mays (as he was usually known) was a Punch cartoonist and an illustrator of children’s […]

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200 Club Monthly Draw Winner

The winners in reverse order of our bumper Christmas 2020 draw are: 3rd= number 10, Val Russell £50 3rd= number 61, Susan Gotch £50 2nd number 41, Liz Chalmers £100 […]

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Amersham Museum is awarded the Sandford Award!

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that we have been awarded a 2020 Sandford Award for education. The award recognises high-quality formal education programmes, run at heritage sites across Britain. The […]

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200 Club Monthly Draw Winner

November’s winners of the £100 cash prize with number 63 are Alison & John Bailey.   There is a big bonus draw for December, with a first prize of £400 […]

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Amersham’s Anti-Slavery Movement

In this new article by Alison Bailey, she looks at Amersham’s Anti-Slavery Movement. In March 1824 Captain Thomas Tyrwhitt-Drake, MP, presented parliament with a petition for the abolition of colonial slavery […]

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Ernest (George) Weller

An interesting account of a local family written during WWII by Ernest (George) Weller and provided by his daughter Sheila Maureen Boyle – nee Weller. I do not expect the […]

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49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

Under lockdown restrictions the museum is currently closed, but we are running a programme of remote activities and responding to enquiries.

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