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Chesham Fire Brigade

fire engines

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Chesham Fire Brigade with fire engines reg. PP262 and KX719. After 1923. Photograph courtesy of Mr R. J. White.

fire engine on field

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Chesham Fire Brigade attending a fire with two fire engines. After 1923. Photograph courtesy of Mr R. J. White.

fire brigade

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Fire Brigade with engine - may be Wendover brigade. Around 1915. Photograph courtesy of Mr R. J. White.

fire brigade in front of engine

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Chesham Fire Brigade with engine in Bellingdon Road (cemetery lodge in background). 1940s or 1950s. Photograph courtesy of Mr R. J. White.

crowd watching

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Crowd watching a fire at Beechwoods factory in 1930. Photograph courtesy of Mr R. J. White.

Herbert Lewis in fireman's uniform with granddaughter Marjorie Lewis

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Herbert Lewis in fireman's uniform with granddaughter Marjorie Lewis (born 1910), around 1915. Herbert ran the fishmonger's shop at 11 Market Square with Frederick Lewis in the 1930s. Photograph courtesy of Mary Scott.

The funeral of fireman Edwin James Olding on 23rd April 1914.

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The funeral of fireman Edwin James Olding on 23rd April 1914. The coffin is carried on the Brigade's manual engine through the Market Square. Olding was a member of the Imperial Yeomanry Volunteer Reserves and was given leave of absence in January 1900 to serve in the Boar War in South Africa. Photograph courtesy of Keith Payne.

Chesham Fire Brigade, around 1915.

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Chesham Fire Brigade, around 1915. Photograph courtesy of Keith Payne.

Chesham Fire Brigade around 1915. Captain Barnes is seated centre.

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Chesham Fire Brigade around 1915. Captain Barnes is seated centre. James Barnes took over as acting Captain of the Brigade after J. G. Stone retired in 1911. Photograph courtesy of Keith Payne.

Chesham Fire Brigade

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Chesham Fire Brigade with fire engine registration PP262, around 1915. Photograph courtesy of Keith Payne.

Chesham Fire Brigade

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Chesham Fire Brigade group photograph, possibly taken in the 1970s. Photograph courtesy of Chesham Fire Station.

Chesham Fire Brigade crew and engines,

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Chesham Fire Brigade crew and engines, 1964. Back row: Norman Bone, Archie Moore, Albert Cooper, Charlie Millerchip, Stan Lacey, Norman Bandon, Ron Seedwell, Albert Constable, Pete Rogers, John Rance, Ron Darvell. Front row: George Wilkinson, ADO, Wally Lucas, Fred Rogers, Alan Porter. Photograph courtesy of Chesham Fire Station.

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