Minute Book

At this evenings meeting the following members were elected to act on the committee for the 6 months ending Mar 31st 1893 Mr F Spicer – Chairman, Mr H Tibbles, Mr G Martin, Mr J Pusey, Mr A J Payne, Mr Geo Ward – Secretary and Mr A J Payne…

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Shardeloes Fete

On Saturday the 13th August 1892 the whole of the employees with their wives and families, in the service of T W T Drake Esq., numbering upwards of 800, were entertained at Shardeloes and partook of the good things and attachments that had been provided for them. After one and…

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Temperance Fete and Demonstration

The August Bank Holiday (1st August 1892) at Chesham was utilised, in former years, by Chesham Temperance Society at the holding of their annual fete and demonstration. The proceedings of the day began with a procession of temperance friends representative of several Societies in the town, and the principal streets…

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Hospital Sunday Parade

As High Wycombe is fortunate in the possession of an excellent hospital, so it is fortunate in respect to the very great interest taken in its support by the class most directly benefited by it, the working class, That this is so is evidenced by the fact that they are…

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Amersham Athletics Sports

On Monday last an athletic meeting was held at Amersham in Cold Moreham Meadow (by kind permission of T W T Drake Esq.) under the auspices of Amersham Lawn Tennis, Football and Cricket Clubs, in conjunction with the Volunteer Fire Brigade. At 12 o’clock, the Amersham Brass Band, followed by…

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Band Rule Book

According to (new) rule 6 the Band committee go out of office with the month of March therefore the following members were appointed to act on the committee for the ensuing 6 months:- Mr H Tibbles – Chairman Mr F Spicer Mr John Redding Mr G Martin Mr H Pratt…

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Minute Book

The members had a special meeting this evening to see samples of Band Caps. And after examination Mr F Spicer proposed that the Band be fitted with Caps like samples at 3/6 only having silver band instead of gold. That is:- round guards cap with peak, gilt on peak and…

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Minute Book

After Parade this evening the committee meet in the Band room – members present were G Ward, H Tibbles, F Spicer, W Tarbuck, and John Redding 1.To consider the appropriation of Xmas boxes and they recommend that out of the money each (18) members of the Band be provided with…

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The Temperance Band

Amersham Temperance Band- This band enlivened the town with its music on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day. We hear that on the latter day they raised a very substantial sum of money being very liberally treated by the Squire of Schardeloes. The band has certainly wonderfully improved under the conductorship…

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