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2 edition of history of the borough of High Wycombe from its origins to 1880. found in the catalog.

history of the borough of High Wycombe from its origins to 1880.

Leslie Joseph Ashford

history of the borough of High Wycombe from its origins to 1880.

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Published by Routledge & Paul in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • High Wycombe (England)
    • Subjects:
    • High Wycombe (England) -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.H597 A8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination343 p.
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5816673M
      LC Control Number61001073
      OCLC/WorldCa4431568

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ashford, Leslie Joseph. History of the borough of High Wycombe from its origins to The History of the Borough of High Wycombe from its Origins to by ASHFORD, L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy History of the Borough of High Wycombe from Its Origins to First Edition by Ashford, L.J.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : L.J. Ashford. High Wycombe, often referred to as Wycombe (/ ˈ w ɪ k əm / WIK-əm), is a large market town in Buckinghamshire, in the valley of the River Wye surrounded by the Chiltern Hills, it is 29 miles (47 km) west north-west of Charing Cross in London; this information is also engraved on the Corn Market building in the centre of the town.

It is also miles ( km) south Country: England. Chipping Wycombe was a small town located in a sheltered, well-watered valley on the important route between Oxford and London, and was linked to Great Marlow.1 Its long-established market, particularly in corn, drew in traders from the capital, Berkshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire, as well as from Buckinghamshire itself.

Cloth-working and lace-making provided employment for. The History of the Borough of High Wycombe from its Origins to Ashford, L.J. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London: The History of the Royal Grammar School High Wycombe - Ashford, L.J.

and Haworth, C.M. Governors of the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe: The King's England - Buckinghamshire Country of the Chiltern Hills. History of High Wycombe As ancient man trudged slowly along the Ridgeway from the West Country, he encountered the Icknield Way as he entered the western borders of Buckinghamshire.

Just about Bledlow Ridge the gap in the escarpment was an inducement to step aside and he may well have followed the Bledlow-Saunderton Valley through High.

THE HISTORY OF THE BOROUGH OF HIGH WYCOMBE from its Orgins to and from to the present day plus THE HISTORY OF CHAIRMAKING IN HIGH WYCOMBE. 3 Volumes Ashford, L. and Mayes, L.J.: Published by London Routledge & Kegan Paul all volumes FIRST PUBLISHED ().

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : The History of High Wycombe. High Wycombe is a former furniture manufacturing town mid-distance between London and Oxford in the United Kingdom.

The town generated great wealth in the middle-ages initially through its role as a market-town. The Swan has probably been associated with High Wycombe, and with the county of Buckinghamshire and the ancient borough towns of the county, since the lifetime of Humphrey, 6th Earl of Stafford.

Humphrey, who became first Duke of Buckingham inemployed the swan as his personal badge or crest, and the association of a. High Wycombe, town and urban area (from built-up area), Wycombe district, administrative and historic county of Buckinghamshire, southeastern England.

It lies along the River Wye, at the edge of the Chiltern Hills and on the fringe of the London metropolitan area. The town is noted for.

Some of the places in Buckinghamshire date back much further than the Anglo-Saxon period. Aylesbury, for example, is known from archaeological digs to date back at least as far as B.C. and the Icknield Way, which crosses the county, is pre-Roman in origin.

There are a wealth of places that still have their Brythonic names (Penn, Wendover), or a compound of Brythonic. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

Full text of "Medieval English Borough Studies On Its Origins And Its Origins And Constitutional History" See other formats. High Wycombe, Plan Shewing Positions of Monuments Described. Condition—Good. (8). The Priory, N. of the church, is of three storeys, built probably in the 16th century, enlarged and entirely re-faced with brick in the 19th century; the roof is tiled.

Interior:— The entrance passage and a room on the W., formerly one room, have, in the. 20 Aug - Explore talk2vanderson's board "Old High Wycombe" on Pinterest. See more ideas about High wycombe, History online and Bourne end pins. High Wycombe Local History. Strata Dusteburg Old roads through High Wycombe.

High Wycombe Water Mills in the Domesday Book. All Soul's College properties in Wycombe Ash and Temple Mills. From The Hovenden Map. The Rye The Hayward's 19th century grazing register.

Goodearl Wycombe factory deeds Newlands 19th property transactions. The West. The History of the Borough of High Wycombe: From its Origins to& from # £ The Religious Orders in England, Volume I,and. Wycombe Abbey is an independent girls' boarding and day school in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, tently ranked as the top all-girls school nationally in academic results, the school was founded in by Dame Frances Dove, who was previously headmistress of St Leonards School in Scotland.

Its present capacity is approximately Founder: Dame Frances Dove, DBE. Brief history of High Wycombe Origin of the name Wycombe The commonly held view is that the name Wycombe means “dwellings by a stream” but the stream that we now call the Wye was not named until around Early history In about AD the Romans came to this valley and built a villa on the Rye.

Wycombe High School was first opened in September when there were only 18 fee paying students and 3 staff. Miss Mary Christie M.A. was the first headteacher. The School was first housed in a building known today as Clock House in. The name, Chipping derives from the Old English word cieping meaning 'market' or 'market-place'.

Historically, Chepping Wycombe (or Chipping Wycombe) was the formal name of the ancient borough and later municipal borough of High was also the name of the ecclesiastical parish which extended further than the borough boundary. The civil parish was Country: England.

Buy The history of chairmaking in High Wycombe First Edition by Mayes, Leonard John (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham. Historical description.

Wycombe (commonly called High or Chipping Wycombe), a municipal borough, a market-town, and a parish in Bucks. The town stands in a valley on the river Wye, from which it derives its name, and on the Wycombe, Aylesbury, and Thame branch of the G.W.R., on which it has a handsome station, 5 miles NE from Marlow, 7 SW from Amersham, 10 N from.

2 High Wycombe Conservation Area - Parish Church,Old Core and High Street The High Street runs east west along the valley ß oor with land rising to the north of it. To the south lies the River Wye, much of it hidden by culverts. Further south the inner relief road (Abbey Way) runs along the. Wycombe was not a large borough, its population in being roughlyor if the or so ‘foreigners’ (or people living in the parish of Wycombe, but not in the borough) are counted.

It was therefore very much smaller than Oxford or Reading, though considerably larger than its nearest neighbours, Wendover and Great Marlow. The history of chairmaking in High Wycombe Hardcover – January 1, by Leonard John MAYES (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 4/5(1). Col. Watson encouraged people to stand for the parish council by inviting them to tea.

The first election was on 7th of May 12 people stood for 7 positions as Councillors, 4 women and 8 men. Originally 13 but one man stood down at the last minute. It was very exciting at the “count” in High Wycombe Town Hall. Wycombe Museum (aka Wycombe Local History and Chair Museum) is a free local museum located in the town of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England.

It is run by Wycombe Heritage and Arts Trust, as of 1 December It was previously run by Wycombe District Council. The museum is located in Castle Hill House on Priory Avenue. It is situated in an 18th-century. A new "trial" edition of an Old Guide to Old Wycombe is available via the High Wycombe Society website.

Incorporating material originally included in a series of "chats" to young people, published over years ago by the Bucks Free Press and illustrated with contemporary photographs drawn from the SWOP collection, the guide describes a virtual tour of the High Street and Followers: The history of the Borough of High Wycombe from its origins toRoutledge, Kegan Paul, £ Birch, Clive: The book of Chesham, Barracuda Books, £ Ditchfield, P.H.

(Ed.): Memorials of Old Buckinghamshire, £ Eland, G. In Bucks, a second and enlarged edition of Old Works & Past Days in Rural. Our hospital land’s history was briefly mentioned in the letter to our Prime Minister (1) and we can learn more from Blogger Ivor (2) who states: ‘The people of Wycombe should not forget that the first hospital built on the Marlow Hill site was the Cottage Hospital paid for by the people of Wycombe to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the First World War.

Cambridge Core - Church History - Church Building and Society in the Later Middle Ages - by Gabriel ByngAuthor: Gabriel Byng. For statistics for historical units named after High Wycombe go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page: GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of High Wycombe, in Wycombe and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time. Proportions around were probably similar, and 40 per cent seems reasonable for the under sixteens.

3 Records of Buckinghamshire, XVI, part 4 (), 4 L. Ashford, The History of the Borough of High Wycombe From Its Origins to (), pp.

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The census is a useful snapshot of the population on a particular night in history. We have CDs and microform versions of all Buckinghamshire censuses, Buckingham, Chesham and High Wycombe libraries also have returns for their immediate areas.

A useful guide to census returns is Lumas, S, Making Sense of the Census, HMSO, High Wycombe railway station was opened. The population of High Wycombe according to the census was 4, The number of members of parliament returned by High Wycombe was reduced from two to one. Queen Victoria visited High Wycombe.

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Contact our team of experts to discuss your door requirements. Our office hours are 9am - 5pm. Looking for our address. Head Office and Showroom. High Wycombe’s furniture industry at the beginning. The beginning of industry in High Wycombe can be traced back as far as the eleventh century.

Inthe Domesday Book recorded the fact that there were 17 watermills in the Wye Valley, between West Wycombe and Wooburn. Six of these were in theFile Size: KB.Title page printed in red and green. Fold-out, steel engraved frontispiece of High Wycombe, two fold-out tables printed in blue and a further steel engraved plate.

Further occasional engravings in the text. A fine copy, crisp and bright. An exceptionally well preserved copy. The first history of High Wycombe and its environs. Rare.The Victoria County History is one of the world's longest-running research projects, exploring England's rich local history.

The Victoria County History (VCH) was founded in as a national project to write the history of every county in England. At its inception, the project was dedicated to Queen Victoria, which is how it derives its name.