Category Archives: Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Day

Buckinghamshire Day is July 29th, the date in 1948 when the first Paralympics were held in Buckinghamshire. The Stoke Mandeville Games in Buckinghamshire were held for servicemen who had suffered injuries. It was organised by a German doctor who had … Continue reading

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Buckinghamshire Flag

Buckinghamshire’s flag was registered on May 20th 2011. It is described as a “traditional flag” on the Flag Registry with references to the swan emblem dating back to Anglo-Saxon times when Buckinghamshire was known for breeding swans for the king … Continue reading

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