Latest Acquisitions

A View of the Old Grammar School and St. Mary’s Churchyard


Artist: Robert William Arthur Rouse R.B.A.

Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard,Thame

One of four paintings by this artist kindly donated to the Museum

Historic Bridges of Buckinghamshire by Marshall G. Hall

Donated by the author, this beautifully illustrated book includes River Thame bridges with photos, descriptions and information on architects.

Two School Photographs

Can you help identify anyone in these photographs?   Do you have any information about the teachers?

National School, Southern Road, Thame. 1905




National School, Southern Road, Thame. Early 20th Century


If you have any information we would love to hear from you:

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The Book of Notable Things‘ is a publication that has had many updates and reprints over the years. It was first published in 1579 and the most numerous reprint was in 1815. It is still in print today.

The copy on permanent display in the Museum is a First Edition from 1579, written in English by Thomas Lupton and draws on many other historical publications. Click on the picture for more details.