Annual Treat

Mr T W T  Drake of Shardeloes, gave his annual treat to his employees, together with their wife’s and children, and all the scholars of Amersham and Woodrow schools numbering altogether about 600, at Shardeloes on Friday 26th instant. The Amersham Brass Band were in attendance and preceded the children…

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New Uniforms

The Amersham Brass Band made their first appearance in their new uniform on Saturday last and paraded the town, playing a selection of music under the leadership of Mr G Ward, Bandmaster.

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Local Celebrations, Queen Victoria’s Jubilee

Thanksgiving Day was observed at the Parish Church with all due honours. The ‘Union jack’ floated on the church tower and the bells at 6am rang out a merry carillon, as they did likewise throughout the day. The Rector, the Rev E T Drake, and his curate’s the Rev F…

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Races and Athletics in Shardeloes Park

The annual racing and athletic meeting took place in Shardeloes Park (by kind permission of Mr T W T Drake) on Easter Monday, and proved a great success. The weather was fine, but chilly, and the attendance was large. There was an increase in the number of entries compared with…

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Amersham Athletics Day

From early morn till late at night on Thursday everything passed off here merrily as the proverbial marriage bell, showing unmistakeably that the committee had done their work in commendable style. The shops were closed for the day, bunting and evergreens used with no unsparing handmade the place look quite…

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Mr James Pusey letter

Mr James Pusey, Winchmore Hill, wrote to the George Ward of Amersham Band on 23rd December 1892 Dear Sir, I received you letter from the band and was glad to hear that you have got some efficient players init, I should like to know who is in it. I know…

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