Christmastide

During Christmastide the Amersham Band enlivened the festive season by playing in the selections of music, much to the appreciation of the inhabitants most of whom have subscribed to the band fund.

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Town Band Concert

A concert arranged by Amersham Men’s Own was given in the Town Hall, on Thursday in last week, for the joint benefit of the Amersham Town Band and the Men’s Own Society. Mr A W Edwards the hon. Secretary of the society had secured the assistance of a good number…

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Town Band Concert

A Highly successful concert in aid of the fund for providing instruments for the newly formed Town band was held in the Town Hall on Thursday and Friday in last week. The effort was well supported by practically the whole of the chief residents, and those responsible had obtained the…

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Amersham

We understand that the Amersham Band, which was reformed at a public meeting held a short time ago, is about to commence playing on the streets, after a series of successful practices, at which some of the players have shown much promise. To assist the Band financially, Mr T W…

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Penn Street Parish Tea

A successful parish tea was held in the grounds of Penn Street Vicarage on Friday, August 15th. About 150 parishioners sat down to tea together, the numbers being increased afterwards by late arrivals. The Amersham Band was in attendance, and played an excellent selection of music. Much amusement was caused…

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Grammar School Athletic Meeting

The first athletic sports held in connection with the Grammar School took place in Hand Meadow, Shardeloes, by permission of Mr W W T Drake, on Thursday July 31st. The Head Master and Mrs Wainwright had taken great interest in the undertaking, which was voted to be a great success….

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Coronation Day Amersham

The Coronation festivities were held here on Saturday, August 9, when the elaborate programme drawn up by the committee was successfully carried out. At early dawn the church bells were rung and the inhabitants roused by the merry peals.  During the morning the streets were patrolled by numerous sightseers to…

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A Generous Birthday Gift

On Thursday, 3rd instant, Mr A J Berkley and Mrs Berkley gave a tea to the whole of the children, numbering about 400, attending the National Schools at Amersham. The tables were laid under one of Mr Young’s of High Wycombe, large marquees, erected in Mr Berkely’s meadow, opposite his…

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Girls’ Friendly Society

The Amersham branch of the Girls’ friendly Society had their annual tea in a meadow kindly lent by the Rev E T Drake. The tables were tastefully arranged and catered for by Mr J W Whiteside, baker of the town, who gave entire satisfaction. The Amersham Brass Band was in…

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