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.
A brass sign 40 x 25 cm, with embossed words ‘The Campden and District Farmers Co-operative Association Ltd’. Said to have been fixed to the office door at the cattle market behind the Noel Arms.
Sarah Ann BOND 1879
Mary Louisa EDGE 1884
Hellen Bakewell EDGE 1882
Susannah BLAKEMAN 1866
Francis George Wilkes HAINES 1874
Priscilla FREEMAN 1893. Buried at Mickleton
Annie Sophia GLADWIN 1901
William GLADWIN 1911
Ruth HARTLEY 1884
Jesse HELPS 1893
Sarah LANE 1874
Jane MANTON 1897
Eliza PEARSON 1906
Martha Anna Pile TANNER 1902
Robert ROBERTS 1862
Anne Elizabeth ROBERTS 1899
Robert STANLEY 1865
Eliza STANLEY 1877
Ann TOMBS 1879
Andrew Herbert WIXEY 1888
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.
Query from David West about Edwin Kettle, cricketer. Query no. 14/025.
Correspondence with CCHS concerning the Kettle and Horne families.
Reference to article in CCHS Signpost 3, Autumn 2015 about Edwin Kettle.
Article by David West ‘The Lodge Gates at Ragley Hall, Alcester’.
The account of the ‘Scandal or love story’ of WH Griffiths and Ellen Sherborn, with background papers.
Report in the Worcestershire Chronicle and Provincial Railway Gazette 26 July 1854, about litigation between WH Griffiths and Mr Haines, solicitor
Obituary of WH Griffiths
Recollection by Richard Hobbs about the time that that St. James Church roof was repaired and Ray Plested inserted a ‘time plaque’ to record the work.
Unknown ‘Chronicle’ newspaper – ‘For Campden (population1,627) has at least 50 inhabitants aged over 80- and of these ten are more than 90 years old!
This record of longevity reached the ears of the B.B.C., and so a camera team from the television programme “Tonight” went to the Cotswold village last week to find some of ...
Bill Buckland’s memories of WWII and the tank trials on Dovers Hill. Percy Hobart.
Letters from Nevill New with recollections:
Mrs. Sands, AF Finberg, Ayling, Clemmie Mostyn, Marjorie Lindsay, Philip Chandler, Charlie Seitz, Mr & Mrs Greening, Julius Neve, Ulric Stanley, Osiris Players.
Buildings: The Swan, Live and Let Live, The Plough, The Martins, Reginald Sharpley.