15 Market Square, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1HG
Telephone: 01494 792549 Registered Charity Number: 1107115
Chesham museum has on sale a large variety of items including: bags, scarves, jugs, locally made brushes, teddy bears and toys, coasters, fridge magnets, note books, many more gift items, books and DVDs. All at extremely reasonable prices. See some of our products in the images above and then pop into the museum to see what else is available.
We are also pleased to stock lots of locally created products:
• Alistair Blake - pottery
• Auberge du Chocolat - 90gm chocolate bars
• Chloe Bijou Creations - draught excluders, door stops, key rings
• Crystal Candles - vintage glass candles
• Little Stanley’s Homemade - jams, jellies, chutneys and marmalade
• PE Mead & Sons - Chiltern oils, dressing and mayonnaise
• R Russell Brushes - variety of brushes
• Tea LC Ltd - teas and strainers
Publications for sale
Chesham Museum has a extensive range of books and booklets for sale in the Museum and by post. To place an order, print this Order Form, complete, and post together with your cheque to the Museum. Please note there is an additional postage and packaging fee of £3.00 for each book ordered.
Please make cheques payable to Chesham Museum. Please note we are not able to take credit/debit card payments over the phone at the present time.
Chesham Fire Brigade
By Sue Gordon & Chesham Museum Research Group
New A5 format, 24 pages, colour photos front and back. Information and extracts from the Chesham Fire Brigade Minutes and Log Books from 1846 to 1971. Includes a brief history of the early volunteer brigades, summaries of some of the more important fires in Chesham's history and lists of firemen before 1900.
By Chesham Museum Research Group, edited by Sue Gordon
Research and information on schooldays in Chesham by the Chesham Museum Research Group.
Chesham Bowling Club: 1912 – 2012
By The Bowling Club
A history celebrating the 100 years of the Chesham Bowling Club
Chesham at Work in the Twentieth Century
by Keith Fletcher, Peter Hawkes and Lesley Perry.
A celebration of Chesham's industrial heritage with a portrait of it's workers and the various items manufactured by them.
The Life & Times of Thomas Harding
By Arnold Baines & Shirley Foxell
Thomas Harding was born around 1470 and became a farmer. His belief in the right to read the Bible in English led to an ongoing confrontation.
Midsomer Murders on Location
By Sabine Schreiner & Joan Street
A survey of over 100 picturesque locations, including Chesham, with historical notes and filming anecdotes. One of the locations is none other than 15 Market Square, now the home of Chesham Museum. A must for Midsomer fans.
The Roman Chilterns
By Keith Branigan & Rosalind Niblett
Professor Branigan and Dr Niblet, archaeologists, describe the Roman occupation of this area; everyday life for the Romano-British, both in the city of Verulanium and in the Chiltern countryside
Images of 150 years of the Metropolitan Railway
By Clive Foxell
A book for the 150th anniversary of the Metropolitan Railway with images and information on its history
The Ten Cinemas of Chesham
Now only £3.95
This booklet describes how the evolution of the cinema in Chesham has reflected the changing nature of the films and how they have been exhibited over the past 120 years.
By Geoff Hale
The story of amateur dramatics, musical theatre and choral singing in Chesham from 1872 to 1950. 618 pages packed with information and anecdotes, illustrated with black and white photographs of some of the casts, programmes and venues.
The Church by the Woods
By Sheila Hart & Neil Rees
The story of St George’s Church; its building and congregation, including newspaper reports, memoirs of villagers and veterans of its many organisations and groups.
Whitehill School, 1890 – 1990: The Story of a Landmark
This book was published in 1990 to celebrate Whitehill School's centenary.
The History of Chesham United
By Peter Gibbins
A book on the history of the football club, Chesham United, by Peter Gibbons
Chesham Through Time
By Colin Seabright
A fascinating selection of photographs trace some of the many ways in which Chesham has changed and developed over the last century
Walking with Buckinghamshire Suffragettes
By Colin Cartwright and Andrew Clark
Six heritage trails tracing the women’s suffragette movement in and around the Chilterns
Did you know...
In 1257 Chesham was granted permission to hold an annual fair and weekly markets!