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

Resurgam: The Battle of Brentford November 1642 – memorialising the dead

The exhumation and reinterring of bodies buried in the graveyard of St Lawrence’s Brentford began on the 28th June. A number of the combatants from both sides were laid to rest in this graveyard. The developers, Ballymore, have indicated that they would work with interested parties to erect a monument commemorating the fallen. The Society … Read more

Zoom talk by Roger Howgate at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 9th November: John Hampden and Great Kimble Church – restoring vital artefacts

To register your interest in this event, please email thechairman@johnhampden.org  Roger has been actively involved in the painstaking work to restore the Church’s copy of the Ship Money Petition signed by John Hampden and 30 other local residents in January 1635. He is also in the process of restoring the ‘pub sign’ that usually stands outside … Read more