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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Amersham Museum Re-opens for February Half-Term

After a short winter closure the museum will re-open on Saturday 16th February. We will then be open Wednesday-Sunday 12 noon to 4.30pm until the end of November. Group and school visits can be made at other times, with prior agreement with the museum. 

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Stony Dean Fossils and Fossil Hunters Artist-led Project

In 2018, as part of Amersham Museum’s People’s Story of Amersham in the 20th Century project, supported by HLF, our Learning Officer Georgina and Education Volunteer Mary were lucky enough to work on an extended project with local special school Stony Dean to support their history topic of dinosaurs, fossils and paleontologists. The school selected 18 girls […]

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

OPENING TIMES

In December the museum is only open on Saturday 7th, Sunday 8th, Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th December, 12 noon to 4.30pm. We are then closed until February 2020. We are open for special events and groups throughout the year.

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