Monthly Archives: June 2017

Two-Mile Brook


Two-mile brook is an ancient mill stream that flows from Haymill (once the site of a mill called Ay Mill) through the heart of Cippenham. It possesses more early historical references than any building or other feature within Cippenham. The

The man who came back from the dead

Cippenham War Memorial

The war memorial in the centre of Cippenham carries the names of those from the village who fell during the First and Second World Wars. The inscribed list for the First World War contains 19 names, the last of which

Sir John Herschel and Jos Langton of Cippenham Court Farm

Sir John Herschel (1792-1871), was the only son of Sir William Herschel. Like his father, Sir John was one of the foremost scientists of his age and also lived at Observatory House in Wellington Road, Slough. He made enormous contributions

Ghosts of Cippenham

There is a disappointing lack of ghostly and other supernatural phenomena recorded in Cippenham. The only building credited in books with being haunted is Cippenham Place. In Ghosts Along The Thames by Anne Mitchell, 1972, it says: Another old house

The Hill Family of Cippenham in The Great War.

There are four members of the Hill family commemorated on the Cippenham war memorial. Dave Hill, who was born in Cippenham in 1943 and now lives in Cornwall, is of the same family. He kindly got in touch to share

Cippenham War Memorial 3D

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3D model of Cippenham Place

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3D Model of The Cippenham V1

This is a 3D model of a Fiesler Fi103 flying bomb (V1), one of which hit Cippenham in 1944. There were around five different colour schemes used for V1’s and this particular scheme was the most common at the time