A History of Frieth


[ Snapshots in time ]
The Geographical Setting
The Early History
The Middle Ages
The Growth of a Community
1800 - 1860
1860 - 1900
1900 - 1973
The Name Frieth
Pillow Lace
West & Collier
[ The Colliers of West & Collier ]
West & Collier Catalogues
Notes on The Firm
Notes on Frieth
Further Notes on Frieth
Frieth as I knew it
Memories of bygone years
Frieth 45 years ago
The Posse Comitatus
[ Chisbridge Farm ]

Sections [in square brackets] are additions to the original content

Victoria County History - Buckinghamshire Vol.3
The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham by Lipscomb
History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham by Langley
The Ancient and Modern History of Turville by Aldred
An account of the House of D'Oyley by D'Oyley Bailey
Records of Buckinghamshire, Vol 8
Archaeologia Vol.71, 1920-21
Buckinghmashire Place Names by Mawer and Stenton
On Chiltern Slopes by A.H.Stanton
Royal Commission on Historical Monuments in Bucks
Early Man in South Bucks by Head
Buckinghamshire by Alison Uttley
The Penn Country and the Chilterns by Ralph Robinson
Woodland and its Management in the Medieval Chilterns by David Roden (From "Forestry" 1968 No.41)
British regional Geology (London and the Thames Basin) by R.L Sherlock
Romance of a Chiltern Village by A.H.Plaisted
History of High Wycombe by Ashford
History of High Wycombe by Mayes
History of Chair making in High Wycombe by Mayes
English Place Names by Kenneth Cameron
Ordnance Survey Maps (1 inch) 159, 158
Ordnance Survey Maps (25 inch) XLVI Bucks Sheets 6, 7, 10, 11 (1921 edition)
Ordnance Survey Historical maps
Census returns for Frieth 1841, 1851, 1861
Hambleden Parish Registers and Records
Log Books of Frieth School
Cuttings from the Bucks Free Press
Hambleden parish Magazines
Information from the Public records Office Aylesbury