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
Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees.

The Great Hall at Hampden House

St Mary Magdalene church and Hampden House

Hampden's regiment marching through Thame

The Downing Street Campaigns

A description of the campaign The Downing Street Campaign – Patriot No. 28 Reply from the DCMS March 2000 Reply from Westminster City Council April 2000 A copy of the reply from Margaret Hodge MP (Secretary of State for DCMS) rejecting the call to change the name of 10 Downing Street to Hampden House Reply … Read more

Great Hampden Parish Register

Great Hampden Parish Register The complete transcription of the Hampden family entries in the register of St Mary Magdalene Church, Great Hampden, by Derek Lester. Entries in the Parish Register of Great Hampden Church by Reverend Robert Lenthall in August and September 1647 Robert Lenthall’s record of the deaths at Great Hampden of his wife … Read more

A Ship Money protest

A Ship Money protest A transcription of the protest by the people of Chesham against the Ship Money assessment in 1635.

Philip, Lord Wharton

An article about a revolutionary aristocrat who married Arthur Goodwin’s daughter Jane. From the Journal of the United Reform Church History Society by K.W. Wadsworth Click here

The Great Hampden Walk – historic sites and scenery

A  circular five mile walk through beautiful countryside starting at the car park of the Hampden Arms at Great Hampden. The walk is mostly on bridleways and paths passes Hampden House and Church, and the Ship Money Memorial. The walk was devised by Helen Lodge for the Chiltern Society. Click here:    Hampden_Monument Walk