The Earl of Buckinghamshire at the Society's 20th anniversary service in Great Hampden Church

The Ship Money monument at Prestwood

The Palace of Westminster in the 17th century

Pyrton Manor, home of John Hampden's first wife

The former Lord Williams's Grammar School, Thame

The Earl of Buckinghamshire at the 350th anniversary ceremony in Thame

St Mary Magdalene church, Great Hampden

Charles I tries to arrest the Five Members in the House of Commons

John Hampden's funeral in 1643

Arthur Goodwin, Hampden's lifelong friend

The Great Hall at Hampden House

St Mary Magdalene church and Hampden House

Hampden's regiment marching through Thame

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Notes on John Drinkwater’s – John Hampden’s England

Drinkwater’s notes – JOHN HAMPDEN’S ENGLAND A transcript of handwritten notes made by John Drinkwater on the reverse of pages […]

No. 95 – Autumn 2020

● Chalgrove Battlefield Development – JHS submission to Council
● Hampden Family – settled in Bucks before the Conquest?
● Gladys Hargreaves – Hampden family story
● Hampden in Scotland
● Peter Osborne – New Committee Member
● A Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
● Letter to the Editor – William Reid

Chalgrove Airfield Development Submission

The submission by the Society to South Oxfordshire District Council in respect of the proposal by Homes England to develop […]

No. 94 – Summer 2020

● First Virtual Meeting – Zoom ● Acquisition of a locket of Hampden’s Hair
● Book Review – Hampden’s England by John Drinkwater
● The Cony Case – Ship Money Mark 2
● Revd Richard Lenthall

Facsimile of the Domesday Book entry for Great and Little Hampden

A copy of the entry for Hampden in the Domesday Book. The Domesday is not easy to read. It is […]

No. 93 – Spring 2020

● Message from The Chairman
● A Play about the Ship Money Trial – Jim Rodda
● Proposal for a Hampden plaque in Great Hampden Church
● Plans for the 2021 AGM on the IOW
● Book Review: To Catch a King: Charles II’s Great Escape by Charles Spencer
● Talk to the Newbury U3A Military History Group
● Letter from Members Richard & Mary Hambly
● Plague Comes to Great Hampden (Rev Robert Lenthall)

No. 92 – Winter 2019/20

● A new Vice-President – Sir Lindsay Hoyle
● Obituary – Olive Amy Entwhistle
● The Swan at Three Mile Cross
● Book review – Notes of proceedings of the Long Parliament by Sir Ralph Verney
● Hampden Clubs and The Peterloo Massacre part 2

The Society’s 2020 AGM: CANCELLED

In light of the on going Covid-19 pandemic the Society’s 2020 AGM has been cancelled. At least one further virtual […]

Bucks Local History Network Conference Saturday 24th October – Buckinghamshire brewers through three centuries

A FREE ON-LINE HALF-DAY VIRTUAL CONFERENCE Saturday 24 October 2020 1.30pm-5pm Wellers, Wethereds and Wheelers, Buckinghamshire brewers through three centuries […]

No. 91 – Autumn 2019

● The threat to the Chalgrove Battlefield
● Talks – U3A Thame, U3A Croxley Green and The Grove Park Group
● A new Hampden feature in Aylesbury
● The Duel Stone story
● An offshore AGM?

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