1606 – 1687 celebrations 4 page invitation Detailing events around the anniversary. Including information about Wallers life, hall Barn, Life and loves. Friday – Sunday September 8th – 10th 2006. Speech by Germaina Greer and a service of commemoration. Renovation of the Waller tomb is mentioned.
Information about Jack Ward and his life during the war and after.
Servery at the Dove Café which is staffed by volunteers. Electronic copy only.
Interior of Dove Cafe which is located inside the church as was opened in May 2021. Electronic image only.
Notes about Chestertons autobiography detailing his life. From early 1900’s in London to his move to Beaconsfield. He and his wife Frances lived in Top Meadow and then in Overroads. Details are provided of their local support of good causes, including the convalescent home run by Miss Hennell. Some snippets of poetry are included. Gilbert’s ...
Handicaps of a commercial Policy at Hall Barn. Hall Barn had very productive walled in kitchen gardens producing a years worth of vegetable gardens and fruit that won many awards. These provisions however were not for commercial production but for residents only The article has many poor quality black and white photocopied photographs. A brief ...
The perfect Shakespeare Venue. Details of the creation of Hall Barn and occupation by the Waller family. Edmund Waller the parliamentarian and poet was banished from the area for his views for a short while but was eventually reinstated and the house was built in 1651. The article is short with photographs. pg23
Small slip with pictures of what look like possible seals for 150 pounds called Gregories Conveyance in 1962
Article and photograph about Edmund Burke his life, buildings and death. Born Ireland moved to London aged 25years. He published 2 books one called Essay on the Sublime and Beautiful. In 1765 he became an MP for Wendover and in 1768 bought Gregories 600 acres for £23000. He was highly strung and sensitive. He had ...
Article cut from a book. Details different published articles and books relating to Edmund Burke. An area is highlighted in red and mentions History of the Life and Times of E B 1858 3 vols
Details listed of the use of different features on the District Council Armorial bearings eg on the shield the white swan standing on the grassy bank by the heraldic river wears round its neck the saxon crown from the County crest. The full bearings identify that Suth BUcks District is an amalgamation of Eton Rural ...
Updates of progress of Raise the Roof appeal including list of events and monies raised towards the £500,000 target. 25+ events are organised for 2007.