CHESHAM , amarket
See also:town in the
See also:parliamentary division of Buckinghamshire, England, 26 m . W.N.W. of
See also:London by the Metropolitan railway . Pop. of urban
See also:district (1901) 7245 . It is pleasantly situated in the narrow valley of the
See also:Chess, closely flanked by low wooded hills . The
See also:church of St Mary is cruciform and mainly Perpendicular . Some
See also:ancient frescoes and numerous monuments are preserved . All sorts of small
See also:dairy utensils, chairs,
See also:malt-shovels, &c., are made of
See also:beech, the growth of which forms a feature of the surrounding
See also:country . Shoemaking is also carried on . In Waterside
See also:hamlet, adjoining the town, are
See also:duck farms, and some of the extensive watercress beds for which the Chess is noted, as it is also for its
See also:trout-fishing .
WILLIAM CHESELDEN (1688-1752)
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