Local websites

A number of local history or heritage societies are subscribing members of BAS and there are also many other organisations or people publishing web sites about the history of a town, village, or local district that you may or may not be aware of. A list of local websites is here which we try to keep comprehensive.

We are aware of the following ones, if you know of more please let us know via the form at the bottom of this page.

Amersham Museum history pages. Covers Amersham, Chesham Bois, Little Chalfont and Winchmore Hill.

Beaconsfield Historical Society.

Chalfont History.  All aspects of the history of the ancient parish of Chalfont St Giles and of neigbouring parishes. Its places and peoples

Chess Valley Archeology and History Society. Covering Chesham and surrounding villages.

Chiltern Open Air Museum.  Museum of historic buildings.

Coleshill History. Includes  and builds on the results of the Coleshill Village history project.

Marlow Archaeology Group. Marlow and the nearby Thames Valley. Fieldwork as well as talks and events.

The Marlow Museum is a local history museum open from November to March Sundays 2-4pm. Entry is Free and it features ‘The Story of Marlow’ from 5,000 years ago to the present day. 

North Marston History Club was formed in October 2010; our priority is making history interesting and accessible. In July 2014 we had pleasure in launching our first major book The North Marston Story. It has brought our village history to life for a wide community of people who would not consider themselves “historians”.

Penn and Tylers Green Residents. Local history in books for sale on line.

Princes Risborough Area Heritage Society  A local History Society founded in 1987 which holds monthly indoor meetings September to April.  The Society arranges occasional exhibitions of historical material together with guided walks through the Conservation Area.

Seer Green and Jordans.  We ‘soft launched’ the website for the Chiltern Society/Seer Green & Jordans Society sponsored ‘Our Living Village’ project now that there is enough content populated covering these two closely linked villages. More is being developed, which will get loaded over time, but this is now getting rolled out through various fora locally 

Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

 The Stoke Poges Society  The aim of the Society is the preservation and study of all matters relating to the history and development of Stoke Poges; to collate and preserve archive material and artefacts, and to make it available for members and other interested parties.

Winslow History Project and website.    On this site you will find photographs, transcribed documents and short articles about the history of Winslow, Buckinghamshire, from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 20th century.



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