Welcome to the catalogue of the Chipping Campden History Society Archive.
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The story of Campden Haymakers told by Josephine Griffiths. Includes hard copy photographs of the five men which are also in COMMA . 1875.
Digitised photographs and descriptions relating to Frederick Merriman’s family history, his gold medal at the 1908 Olympics in the tug of war, and his return to Broad Campden on retirement, when he set up the Bijou Band and other entertainment.
Used as a CADHAS display.
Other family members mentioned are the Waine and Ashwin families.
Five Campden trade tokens: William Coltman 1667, John Dickens 1657, Valentin Smith 1651, William Yeate, mercer, 1666, George Freeman. See papers in Query 17.089
Handbell used for opening the cattle market, situated behind the Noel Arms.
Campden Town Band – certificate as winners of contest at Madresfield Musical Competition 3rd May 1904
Individual winners’ certificate awarded to F. Bennett as above
Long Service Certificate awarded to F. Bennett 30th Nov 1946 National League of Bands’ Associations
Photograph of Campden Town Band c. 1912, Bandmaster J Pyment
History of Campden Cricket Club
Printed magazine for the sporting fraternity. 1893. See article on ‘Broadway and the Berkeley Hounds’ p.171, which refers to William Higford Griffiths.
Notebook, containing description of parish church for church guide by Josephine Griffiths, possibly the one printed 1919 (see Box C4a)
Handwritten description, by Josephine Griffiths, of the interior of St. James church, including a list of measurements.
List, handwritten by Josephine Griffiths, of the incumbents and vicars of Campden parish church.
Handwritten transcription, by Josephine Griffiths, of Ecclesiastical Records relating to the history of Chipping Campden. Scanned copy of typewritten version in Digital Box 5.
Deeds relating to Bedfont House and Woolstaplers