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.
The story of Campden Haymakers told by Josephine Griffiths. Related to photographs in COMMA of the five men. 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
Three Tarot Cards designed by Lady Frieda Harris, who lived in Campden during WWII. See account in Signpost Spring 2017
Newspaper cutting July 11 1942 from Evesham Journal on increased water charges and supply issues.
Newspaper cutting with a description of Chipping Campden’s Whit Week Celebrations 1951 Festival of Britain. On reverse are two items: “No waiting” signs would ruin Campden approach, County Council wants to erect signs and Parish Council objects; D G S Russell letter congratulating Campden on the Whit Monday programme.
Newspaper cutting with photo of the marriage at St James’ Church. Undated and publication not identified; Officiating vicar is Rev O’Loughlin.
Newspaper cutting February 15 1913 with photograph of Rev Father Bilsborrow’s arrival at Chipping Campden Catholic Church.
Newspaper cutting from Cheltenham Chronicle and Gloucestershire Graphic September 13 1913 of Marriage August 30 1913 with two group photos.