Chalfont St Giles, Bucks

Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser erected a memorial to his friend, Captain Cook, at his country house, the Vache, in 1781. (There is a reproduction of this in the National Maritime Museum.)


Harry Golombek (1911-1995), the chess master and cryptographer, lived in Chalfont St. Giles after the War.

To see an Ordnance Survey map click at THIS LINK

Gazetteer Index Main MacTutor index

An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

The original site is at THIS LINK