Reminiscences of Henham

Audio recordings made by Miss Joyce Winmill of her interviews with Henham villagers. She also recorded a number of talks given to the Henham History Society in the 1970s.

The recordings have been converted to mp3 player, and below is a list of contents. Some of them take a few minutes to download. Three transcripts can be accessed here - The Lands of Henham, The Buildings of Henham and The Manor of Henham .

Title Summary Length of Time
Original Introduction    
The Poor House History of the Poor House in Henham 3 minutes 17 seconds
Drove Road History of the drove roads 2 minutes 33 seconds
Court Records The Elizabethan era including the public houses and beer houses and poaching 5 minutes 17 seconds
Old Vestry Register 1795 birth including references to Henry Guidance, William Monk, Abraham Bell. 1 minute 45 seconds
Court and Buildings James Bush, William Shead, stealing chickens and history of Pleasant Cottage including the Church Street cottages with a secret room. 4 minutes 52 seconds
Parsonage Farm The story of Parsonage Farm 29 minutes 52 seconds
Henham Dragon The story of the Henham Dragon 3 minutes 30 seconds
Rogues and Vagabonds Rogues and Vagabonds of Henham 4 minutes 27 seconds
Footpaths of Henham Talk about the footpaths 16 minutes 9 seconds
Tax House of correction as non tax payers in Newport 3 minutes 45 seconds
Turner family The Turner family and Mrs Warner who worked at the work house 3 minutes 46 seconds
Old Mead Mrs Grey talks about what life was like between the wars including sale at Old Mead Farm 27 minutes 29 seconds
Births Report on births  
Sessions Rolls    
Bush Family    

© Henham History