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

News and Diary of Events

  • John Adair’s biography of Hampden to be republished

    John Adair’s biography of Hampden to be republished

    Sapere Books are republishing John Hampden The Patriot at the reduced pre-order price of 99p (Kindle format). It will be fully released on 4th July. The link to purchase the book is : http://viewbook.at/JohnHam Richard Simpson of Sapere says that they aim to breath new life into books that have been left to gather dust ... Read more
  • News from the AGM – Members elect a new Chair of Trustees

    News from the AGM – Members elect a new Chair of Trustees

    At the Society’s AGM on Sunday 16th May, Beth Rogers was elected unanimously as the new Chair of the Society, and Peter Osborne, already a co-opted member of the Executive Team, was elected as a full trustee. The existing trustees were confirmed in their posts; Anthea Coles as Honorary Secretary, Phil Broomfield as Membership Secretary ... Read more
  • Resurgam: The Battle of Brentford November 1642 – memorialising the dead

    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
  • Visit to Milton’s Cottage and Jordans’s Quaker Meeting House – 12th September

    Visit to Milton’s Cottage and Jordans’s Quaker Meeting House – 12th September

    The trustees are pleased to announce a visit by the Society to the historic Milton’s Cottage at Chalfont St Giles and the nearby Jordans Quaker Meeting House, on Sunday 12th September 2021. If you wish to join us let me know by email as soon as possible sam.hearn@btinternet.com. The spaces on the group visit to ... Read more
  • The Patriot No. 98 newsletter is now available to download

    The Patriot No. 98 newsletter is now available to download

    To see a copy of the newsletter click on this link Patriot No. 98 Testimonials on the retirement of Roy Bailey as Chairman of the Society Click here for testimonials