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history of chairmaking in High Wycombe.

Leonard John Mayes

history of chairmaking in High Wycombe.

by Leonard John Mayes

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • High Wycombe.
    • Subjects:
    • Chairs.,
    • Furniture industry and trade -- England -- High Wycombe.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9773.G73 H56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination174 p.
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5793048M
      LC Control Number60004257
      OCLC/WorldCa4378040

      The census is a useful snapshot of the population on a particular night in history. We have CDs and microform versions of all Buckinghamshire censuses, Buckingham, Chesham and High Wycombe libraries also have returns for their immediate areas. A useful guide to census returns is Lumas, S, Making Sense of the Census, HMSO, It's great reading about making waddle hurdles to herd sheep to even out the fertilization of a field. It's less inspiring to read about the hard life of the chair bodger (see The History of Chairmaking in High Wycombe by Leonard John Mayes), who worked at breakneck speed, at .

      Wycombe High School was established. The Town Hall, in Queen Victoria Road, was built. The Great Western and Great Central Joint Railway line, which connected London with lines to the north, was opened through High Wycombe. Our hospital land’s history was briefly mentioned in the letter to our Prime Minister (1) and we can learn more from Blogger Ivor (2) who states: ‘The people of Wycombe should not forget that the first hospital built on the Marlow Hill site was the Cottage Hospital paid for by the people of Wycombe to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the First World War.

      'Fay ce que voudras' is roughly translated as 'Do as you wish'; this Rabelaisian motto inspired many of the controversial activities of the famous Hell-Fire Club. Many stories exist, invariably sensational and frequently inaccurate, but they provide just one facet of the intriguing history of West Wycombe Park and the Dashwood family. From humble beginnings in as a small collection of objects housed in High Wycombe Library, moving to our current home at Castle Hill House in , to our transfer from Wycombe District Council to becoming an independent charity in , Wycombe Museum will always be your Museum.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mayes, Leonard John. History of chairmaking in High Wycombe. London, Routledge & K. Paul [] (OCoLC) The history of chairmaking in High Wycombe Hardcover – January 1, by Leonard John MAYES (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 4/5(1). The History of Chairmaking in High Wycombe. Leonard John Mayes. Routledge & K. Paul, - Chair-makers - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. How a Craft became an Industry. Buy The history of chairmaking in High Wycombe First Edition by Mayes, Leonard John (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).

THE HISTORY OF THE BOROUGH OF HIGH WYCOMBE from its Orgins to and from to the present day plus THE HISTORY OF CHAIRMAKING IN HIGH WYCOMBE.

3 Volumes Ashford, L. and Mayes, L.J.: Published by London Routledge & Kegan Paul all volumes FIRST PUBLISHED (). The History of Chairmaking In High Wycombe (Reading Copy Only) [L.

Mayes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : L. Mayes. The Sex Pistols appearance in the chairmaking metropolis on Friday 20th February was more than nine months away from the release of their first single and the infamous Bill Grundy run-in where they said f**k on tea-time telly.

Nearly four months before their legendary 4th June gig at Manchester’s Lesser Free Trade Hall, the High Wycombe appearance proved to be was as significant history of chairmaking in High Wycombe. book. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : The History of the Borough of High Wycombe from Its Origins to [with] From to the Present Day [with] The History of Chairmaking in High Wycombe.

Ashford, L. Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul, London (). It is now High Wycombe Chair Making Museum CIC which is a not for profit company and as such its income is entirely dependent upon entrance fees and kind company objective is to inform visitors about Wycombe’s wonderful chair making heritage.

The Wycombe chair museum is the most boring day out you could ever achieve in your life. Want to go look at some ugly brown chairs stuck to the wall well step right up, yes high Wycombe used to be the biggest chair manufacturing town in the country this museum does not do that fact any justice, there is really nothing to see here, ugly uncreative nasty looking brown wicker crap furniture stuck 1/5(87).

Chairmaking at Low Cringles in Yorkshire, Christopher Gilbert; Eskdale Chairs, Susan Stuart & David Jones; Trading Networks of The Chiltern Chairmakers, John Boram; Chairmakers and Apprentices: Reminiscences of Working Conditions and Traditions in High Wycombe, Ivan Sparkes; Some Windsor Chairs at Trinity House, Newcastle upon Tyne, Thomas Faulkner.

Part 1: Goodearl Brothers Ltd. The beginnings in High Wycombe. Mostly taken from an account by WMG. With further information from book: 'The History of Chairmaking in High Wycombe'. Additional research by Mr. Ken Goodearl. High Wycombe Local History.

Strata Dusteburg Old roads through High Wycombe. High Wycombe Water Mills in the Domesday Book. All Soul's College properties in Wycombe Ash and Temple Mills. From The Hovenden Map. The Rye The Hayward's 19th century grazing register.

Goodearl Wycombe factory deeds Newlands 19th property transactions. The West. History of High Wycombe As ancient man trudged slowly along the Ridgeway from the West Country, he encountered the Icknield Way as he entered the western borders of Buckinghamshire.

Just about Bledlow Ridge the gap in the escarpment was an inducement to step aside and he may well have followed the Bledlow-Saunderton Valley through High Wycombe.

Read and share your memories of High Wycombe itself or of a particular photo of High Wycombe. There are 33 memories of High Wycombe to read. Here are one or two to get you started.

Local Memories District Maternity Home, High Wycombe. When historians consider the history of the furniture industry in the Wycombe area there is a tendency to concentrate on the larger firms, and ignore the smaller factories, particularly those in the outlying villages.

On the Nostalgia page we will therefore try to redress the balance. This week we will take a look at the Plumridge factory in Speen. Buy History of Chairmaking in High Wycombe by L.J. Mayes (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. The thesis uses High Wycombe as a case study of the processes involved in the construction and successful deconstruction of these single industry towns.

It asks, and answers, the question of why High Wycombe continued to prosper through this transition, while others have struggled. Catherine also mentioned that High Wycombe had the first fire brigade in Bucks – probably because of all the flammable wood and glue.

The manufacturers produced the elm seats, shaped the chair backs and arms, often using steam to make the timber more pliable, and shaved and fretted other parts such as. The History of High Wycombe. High Wycombe is a former furniture manufacturing town mid-distance between London and Oxford in the United Kingdom.

The town generated great wealth in the middle-ages initially through its role as a market-town.The History of Chairmaking in High Wycombe: Mayes, L.J. Routledge and Kegan Paul: The History of Freemasonry in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire: Harborne, Leslie R.

and White, Robin L. W. Abbey Press, Abingdon, Oxon: The History of the Borough of High Wycombe from its Origins to Ashford, L.J. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London: Volunteers from Flackwell Local Area History Group acted as models for A Dress to Die For at Wycombe Arts Festival Over a Hundred Years of Local Railway History History of Chairmaking in Wycombe The Villages in the Great War part 1 - Flackwell Heath History of Chairmaking in Wycombe Stained glass making at Burleighfield.