History Of Bellingdon – Talk

Rev Dr. Tim Yates, Minister at St John’s Bellingdon and President of the Chess Valley Archaeology and Historical Society is also extremely knowledgeable about the history of Bellingdon and will be repeating his talk on Bellingdon’s past, which was sold out in November at the Chesham Museum. Come along to this free talk on Saturday 13th April 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Bellingdon & Asheridge Village Hall ‐ everyone is invited. This talk replaces the talk that was due to take place on Saturday 19th January but was postponed due to bad weather.


(the name deriving from the Anglo Saxon Bellingdenu or Bella’s Valley) is a village in the parish of Chartridge in Buckinghamshire, England. It is two miles north of Chesham, and situated along a ridge, typical of the Chiltern Hills.
There is a village hall, with adjoining playing fields, shared with the nearby Hamlet of Asheridge, along with a Church and several local businesses.


(recorded Esserugge in 13th century) also in the parish of Chartridge.  Matilda de Esserugge is recorded as having connections with Missenden Abbey in the mid 13th century.

If you have got a better history of our beautiful villages and would like to see it on these pages then please email contact@bellingdon.com