The Haddenham Chronicles

The museum is pleased to publish an annual booklet called The Haddenham Chronicles.  The Chronicles were begun in 2006 and each edition is packed with a wealth of interesting information. Over thirty contributors have written articles for the series on a variety of local history topics. 

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All back issues are available for sale and regularly reprinted. For further information, please contact Steve Sharp (Tel: (01844) 290597 email: stephsharp@aol.com)

 

Index to The Haddenham Chronicles

Issue

Page

1086, The people of Haddenham in

4

2

1275; the day that Justice came to Grove End

11

2

1524, What happened in Haddenham in

5

6

15th Century, Fear in the

11

7

1712, Haddenham in

13

3

1770 Map, Jefferys

1

13

1820 Map

15

27

1831 Orchard Riot

14

34

1851, Haddenham in

1

28

1851, Who believed what in

9

32

19th Century, News from the early

11

20

1905 Map

5

48

 

 

 

Adnum as spoke

7

49

Aftermath (of the Enclosure)

12

23

Alms corn charity

3

31

Airfield Oddities

4

53

Airtech

4

53

Appraising Grazing, Before the Enclosure

14

22

Apprentices in Haddenham, Craft

12

18

Aston Sandford, Manor Farmhouse at

12

7

Aylesbury Agitator (Edward Richardson)

9

25

Aylesbury Airport Ltd

5

61

 

 

 

Bakery at Fort End

8

14

Banks Park

4

47

Barn Coal Charity

3

32

Baptist, Church building

2

21

Baptist, worship, A brief history of

2

24

Before Haddenham was a village

1

3

Beke, Richard

1

12

Bells of St Mary’s, Restoration of

4

56

Bessie goes to school

6

36

Bigstrup, 1243, Burglary at

5

2

Bigstrup, Matthew of

3

5

Booth, Sophia, Haddenham Hall

1

32

Brick making

8

34

Bull and Boar Charity

1

40

 

 

 

Catholic, the community in Haddenham

3

58

Charity, begins at home

3

28

Charity, Bull and Boar

1

40

Childhood before the First World War, My

11

55

Clayton and Bell

12

34

Clergy, Crime and Capital Punishment

15

23

Christie, An interview with Mrs

4

22

Christie, Dr

2

45

 

4

40

Church Farm House

1

10

Civil War, Haddenham in the

8

2

Cob wall, The old      (Poem)

1

47

Cobweb, Rosemary Lane

3

47

Copyholders

2

9

 

3

9

 

8

23

Country walk, A      (Poem)

10

40

Craft Apprentices in Haddenham

12

18

Cricket, A brief history of our village

11

47

Crop marks

1

6

Customal

3

10

 

2

9

Dawes, Revd Dr W R

2

40

Demonstration of 1913, The religious

1

43

Dig behind 5 Townsend

10

7

DIY History

10

21

Doctor, Haddenham’s first

4

6

Doctors, Haddenham

2

45

Domesday

4

2-5

Dove Cote at the Dove House

11

12

Dove House, The

10

10

Ducks, Haddenham’s

8

40

 

 

 

Enclosure, Before the, Appraising Grazing 

14

22

Enclosure, The Haddenham

1

24

Enclosure (They came, they saw, they measured)

11

28

Enclosure, Occupations, Landholding and Tenancy

13

6

Emigration

10

36

Evacuation to Haddenham

7

52

 

 

 

Fair and the feast service

7

57

Families over the centuries

7

7

Farrar Bell, Michael

12

34

Fear in the Fifteenth Century

11

7

Feast, Haddenham

1

7

Ferry Pilots

15

58

Festivals, Harvest

1

38

Fifties, Boyhood memories of

13

56

Fire!

3

19

Firemark

5

33

First Post; Haddenham’s oldest letters

10

2

First World War, Haddenham's Parcipitation

15

34

Fish, hawk or fowl, The right to

4

44

Football, A history of, 1910 – 1970

9

45

Football , A history of, 1970 – 2011

10

53

Fort End, Bakery at

8

Fort End House

14

Fort End Works

7

43

Fraucups

6

56

Freemasons, Haddenham Lodge of

7

60

Funeral Firm (Wilson)

12

21

 

 

 

Glider Training Squadron

3

53

Glynne (Glyn) Davies

8

44

Gothic revival, Haddenham and the

8

31

Grenville Manor

3

13

Grenville's Manor in the 1300s

12

2

Grenville’s Manor in 1536

9

9

 

 

 

Haddenham Hall, JMW Turner and

1

32

Haddenham Hall, More about

2

43

Haddenham Low House

8

34

Haeda’s ham

3

2

Harvest, Bringing in the, during WW2

14

54

Harvest Festivals

1

38

Hatches, matches and dispatches 1653-1760

8

7

Hearths of Haddenham in 1672, Around the

6

3

High Street, A house in the

5

32

Hopefield House

2

40

Hotspur glider

3

53

Hyde, Cecil, Reminisces

7

36

 

 

 

Jewish Refugees and the Tythrop Scheme

14

41

     

Kate Turnham, A childhood before the First World War

11

55

Knights, The twentieth-century Haddenham

6

60

 

 

 

Lace Making in Haddenham

10

31

Listed buildings of Haddenham

1

48

 

2

1

Listed buildings in the High Street

4

7

Lords of the manor, Tenants of

8

23

Lords of the manor (List)

8

28

Lord Williams

15

12

Ludgate, T W & Son

15

43

 

 

 

Manor Farm House, part 1

5

12

Manor Farm House, part 2

6

17

Manor Farmhouse at Aston Sandford

12

7

Manor Farm Life

8

52

Map 1905

5

48

Map, Jeffreys, 1770

1

13

Medieval Family, The Nashes of Haddenham

14

2

Methodism in Haddenham

6

23

Michael Whitney arrives in Haddenham

15

62

Motorcycle racing

2

56

Murder, Dreadful, of a former curate

7

32

Murder, Haddenham, 1828

1

20

Murder Play, A review of the

8

63

 

 

 

News from the early nineteenth century

11

20

New Zealand war grave, The

6

55

 

 

 

Oak Beam Cottage

9

2

Orchard Dene

7

14

Orchard Riot in 1831

14

34

O Happy Days (Poem)

13

55

 

 

 

Peter Tyler

2

25

Play, Review of, The Great War

13

62

Ploughing Matches, The Haddenham

12

29

Priory

2

8-13

 

5

18

Population from 1801 to 2001

6

8

Posse, The Haddenham

2

19

Pubs, When Haddenham was awash with

2

33

 

 

 

Quakers in Haddenham and the Chilterns

7

26

 

 

 

Railway in Haddenham, The

6

40

Reformation, St Mary’s and the

2

14

Restoration of the bells of St Mary’s

4

56

Review of The Great War Play

13

62

Rochester, connection

2

8

Roller Skating

15

54

Roman Catholic, demonstration

1

43

Roman Finds

2

3

Rowland Green

5

49

Royal Oak

3

21

     
St Mary's Church History 15 46

St Mary's School, A History of, Part 1

12

38

St Mary's School, A History of, Part 2

13

21

Scott, Sir George Gilbert

8

31

Scotsgrove

15

5

School, A History of St Mary's, Part 1

12

38

Silly Haddenham

1

45

Snakeshead fritillaries

6

56

Spicers

3

26

 

4

49-50

 

14

59

Spicers, More memories of

14

62

Stagecoach from Haddenham, Catching the

5

39

Starving, When Haddenham was,

1

26

Stock-car racing

2

59

Strangers from the air

9

61

Street names, named after people

1

14

Street names, the old streets and 20thC  

3

40

Street names, the remainder

4

14

Sreet names - 4

15

50

Swifts, The guests beneath our roofs

2

48

 

 

 

Taylor, The Revd William Walter Joseph

8

47

Telephone directory 1931

4

52

They came, they saw, they measured

11

28

Thomasing

4

29

Times Online, The

5

21

Toll roads near Haddenham

9

13

Tractor Thing, What's this

12

60

Transportation to Van Diemen’s Land

3

36

Tudor Accidents

15

3

Turn End

10

42

Turner, JMW, and Haddenham Hall

1

32

Tythrop - A Dramatic Story

15

18

Tythrop scheme, Jewish Refugees

14

41

 

 

 

Upward Bound Trust, The

8

56

 

 

 

Van Diemen’s Land, Transportation to

3

36

     

Victorian restoration of St Mary’s

2

28

Victorian schools

6

29

Vicars & Rectors of Haddenham

15

 53

Walter Rose, An interview with

4

33

Walter Rose’s family tree, part of

11

45

War memorial, The

6

48

Wartime accidents around Haddenham

6

52

Weather and history

6

11

Webb, Ralph

3

51

What’s in a name?

3

2

Whitney, Michael arrives in Haddenham

15

62

Who believed what in 1851

9

32

Who was who in 1086-1558

7

2

Willis, The naughty vicar – Revd John

9

39

Wilsons (A Family Concern not just a Funeral Firm)

12

21

Windmills of Haddenham

14

18

Witchert

13

65

Women’s Institute, A history, 1922 – 2010

9

51

Woodend House

5

32

Workhouse, A name to fear, The

10

26