With evidence of inhabitation dating back to the Mesolithic Era, the land has been settled for centuries. It later became a Roman farming community, but was abandoned. It was re-settled and founded by the Saxons in the 7th Century AD.
Today, Chesham is known for its downtown area, history, shopfronts, beer, independent businesses, and churches.
People Born in Chesham
Chesham in People's Lives
Keira Knightley: I traveled here in 2013 to film scenes of the movie The Imitation Game.