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Chesapeake Mill

Chesapeake Mill Wickham Hampshire

Chesapeake Mill in Wickham is a fine example of a building whose timbers were once creaking across the worlds oceans Outwardly Chesapeake Mill is a grand brick built building, standing tall and dominating the corner in which it sits. It is now an emporium of antique, brik- a- brak and craft units with a tea…

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Dame Mary Donaldson

Dame Mary Donaldson

Dame Mary Donaldson, born in Wickham, was the first female Lord Mayor of the City of London in 800 years Dame Mary Donaldson was a remarkable woman. She was born in her father’s ironmongers shop in Wickham on 29th August 1921 and baptised Dorothy Mary but was called Mary for most of her life. Her…

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