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Magna Britannia by Lysons

Magna Britannia: Bedfordshire, Berkshire, and Buckinghamshire by Samuel Lysons, 1813 has the following entries on Cippenham.   page 466 At the time of the Norman Survey there were only eight Buckinghamshire manors in the crown yet it appears there were

Skirmish at Cippenham in 1645

The text in blue below is a transcript of the document held at the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies. It has an entry at the National Archives catalogue as follows: Title: Transcription of letter from Col. Christopher Whichcote to William Lenthall

Dancers wanted wine in 1929

The Barleycorn public house

Anyone who has lived in Cippenham Green will have been familiar with the three pubs at its centre. The Swan on the north side of Lower Cippenham Lane was built in the mid-1920s. In 2014 it ceased trading as a