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.)

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


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

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