15 Market Square, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1HG

Telephone: 01494 792549     Registered Charity Number: 1107115

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Shop

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

£3.50

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.

Chesham Schooldays

By Chesham Museum Research Group, edited by Sue Gordon

£3.50

Research and information on schooldays in Chesham by the Chesham Museum Research Group.

Chesham Bowling Club: 1912 – 2012

By The Bowling Club  

£2.50

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. 

£6.95



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  

£3.95

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

 £5.00


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

£6.00

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

£12.99

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.

Entertaining Chesham

By Geoff Hale

£20.00

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

£7.50

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

£1.00

This book was published in 1990 to celebrate Whitehill School's centenary.

The History of Chesham United

By Peter Gibbins  

£16.95

A book on the history of the football club, Chesham United, by Peter Gibbons

Chesham Through Time

By Colin Seabright

£14.99

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

£1.50 

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!