Welcome to the catalogue of the Chipping Campden History Society Archive.
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search through our collection. Then if you want to know more about a particular item, contact us with the reference number. Volunteers have begun to scan items from the archive, and we will be gradually adding them to the website. We do not charge a fee but look for donations to help towards the costs of maintaining our archives.
Memorial scroll and letter from King George V sent to the family of Harold Ashwin after his death in WWI.
Collage of photographs of the Bridge/Collett families, associated with the Red Lion pub. Donated from the Red Lion. Individual photos have been scanned into COMMA.
Large photograph, taken outside the Chemists shop, of participants in the May Day celebrations 1937
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
Article about the history of Campden Boys Brigade 1909 -1914. Includes mention of HG Ellis, Jim Pyment.
Article from Architects Journal about the new development of houses at Wolds End, Chipping Campden. Dec 1979
Photographs by Richard Bryant in Photo Library
Correspondence between Josephine Griffiths and the English Place-Names Society about Campden place-names. 1930s
Campdonian 2017 – the magazine of Chipping Campden Academy
Ledger book of coal sales by Keytes coal merchants to Campden householders dating from 1896 to 1901, and pages from another ledger of coal sales to Polish families at Spring Hill camp in 1953 (this also in Digital Archive)
Book by HJ Massingham describing places and people in the Cotswolds. Features Chipping Campden where Massingham stayed frequently. 1946