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Elections at the start of the twentieth century

  • BCA - 2017.1289
  • Item
  • 1906

The first photograph is taken outside the Talbot in the Market Square and the name W Norman can be seen on the Talbot sign as the Licencee and Norman is standing by the stack of the steam engine with his hands in his pockets. Tory supporters hire...

Bampton Community Archive

Filmed interviews with Bampton people by Bampton Community Archive

  • BCA - 2017.1288
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  • 2006-2015

These 4 pages list the YouTube web address of the filmed interviews done by the Bampton Community Archive. They are with Dave Rose with Terry Rouse bellringing; Vera Elward talking about Busby's department store; A History of St Mary's ...

Bampton Community Archive

Funeral program for Molly Daphne Rose Nov. 26th 1920 to October 16th 2016

  • BCA - 2017.1286
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  • 1920 - 2016

This is the funeral program from the service in St Mary The Virgin church, Bampton for Molly Daphne Rose, November 26th 1920 to October 16th 2016. See entry 2017.1285 for information about Molly's war work in the ATA. See https://youtu.be/F...

Bampton Community Archive

The life and WWII work of Molly Rose OBE

  • BCA - 2017.1285
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  • 1920-2016

Molly Rose was a remarkable lady who was born in 1920, one of 6 sisters and a brother. Molly talked to Bampton Community Archive about her war work in the ATA and that film is on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7n2Np5Fkng&t=16sMolly ...

Bampton Community Archive

Making mosaic tiles at Bush Club c1995

  • BCA - 2017.1284
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  • C1995

The Bush Club is now (2017) for anyone who wants to become a member but was originally set up for the retired people of Bampton, maximum of 40 with spare places offered to people of neighbouring villages. Activities have always been organised for...

Bampton Community Archive

Coffin Plate owned by Ted Dixey of Fisher's Bridge, Buckland Road

  • BCA - 2017.1283
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  • 2015

This coffin plate was found in the garage of Ted Dixey who lived at Fisher's Bridge in Buckland Road. Ted's close friend Jack Joyce was the local coffin maker and he may have given this to Ted, or Ted may have been given it as a memento...

Bampton Community Archive

Ledger of Mr J A Joyce beginning July 16th 1907

  • BCA - 2017.1282
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  • July 16th 1907

This is the Ledger kept by Mr J A Joyce and the earliest entry is for July 16th 1907. He meticulously heads each page with the name of the person for whom he did work, the date and all the work done. It is a wonderful description of the work don...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Parish Church News 1903 and Aston plus adverts

  • BCA - 2017.1280
  • Item
  • 1903

Each month, St Mary The Virgin church produced a parish news sheet. The first page is January 2003 gives a round-up of news for 1902. It notes that the war in South Africa is now ended, King Edward VII was crowned on August 9th. Bampton suffered...

Bampton Community Archive

Dor Thomson's scrapbook from 1938 to 1946

  • BCA - 2017.1275
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  • 1938-1946

This is a wonderful collection of memorabilia that was kept by Dor Thomson and covers the period just before WWII broke out, through the war and a short period after it. It gives a truly fascinating idea of what it was like to be a woman during W...

Bampton Community Archive

Deaths of Evalyn Lottie Rose Hornsby & Frederick Charles Hornsby 2015

  • BCA - 2017.1279
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  • May & August 2015

Evalyn Lottie Rose Hornsby, November 17th 1936 - May 30th 2015. Evalyn attended the National School in Church View and she lived and worked in Bampton and Lew all her life. Her husband worked for John Henly on Deanery Farm and later for his son R...

Bampton Community Archive

Brochure by Oxfordshire Fire Service for Fire Safety Week Oct 22-27 1984

  • BCA - 2017.1278
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  • October 1984

This little booklet was produced by the Oxfordshire Fire Service to go along with Fire Safety Week October 22nd to 27th 1984. Since then the name has change to Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue and the service provided is much broader. Attending actua...

Bampton Community Archive

The War Memorial in the Market Square

  • BCA - 2017.582
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  • 1914 - 2009

The War Memorial in the Market Square has names on from the WWI, WWII and Afghanistan. These photographs take you around the memorial so that you can see every name on it. It also shows the newly added name in 2009 of Jason Mackie (Afghanistan) ...

Bampton Community Archive

Removal of the last 2 masts at what was RAF Bampton Castle 2015

  • BCA - 2017.906
  • Item
  • 2003-2015

In December 2003 approximately 72 tall masts were taken down at RAF Bampton Castle in Weald when the station was closed down. Two small masts remained until October 5th and 6th 2015 when they too were removed and these 11 photographs document the...

Bampton Community Archive

Vulcan bomber flew over Bampton June 13th 2009

  • BCA - 2017.930
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  • June 13th 2009

This Vulcan bomber has been lovingly restored by enthusiasts but it's doubtful it will fly again, it's just too costly so we were lucky to see it.

Bampton Community Archive

Show program and schedule, Bampton Horticultural Soc 1980

  • BCA - 2017.1276
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  • 1980

This is the Show guide produce by the Bampton Horticultural Society for their Flower Show August 9th 1980 and their Autumn Show October 4th 1980. Apart from seeing all the classes that can be entered, it is also interesting to see which local bus...

Bampton Community Archive

June & Graham Taylor's scrapbook

  • BCA - 2017.1274
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  • 1951-1957

June and Graham have kept a scrapbook of various events in their life and these pages offer a few of them. It begins with their Golden Wedding Anniversary card of September 4th 2004 which was a lovely event celebrated with their family and friend...

Bampton Community Archive

Downton Abbey leaving party in Sandford Field July 22nd 2015

  • BCA - 2017.583
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  • July 22nd 2015

Carnival Films came to Bampton at least twice a year from 2010 to 2015 inclusive to film parts of Downton Abbey. After six years of Bampton being host to the filming of many of the outside scenes the production company hosted a farewell party for...

Bampton Community Archive

Should campanology (bellringing) be reclassified as a sport?

  • BCA - 2017.1272
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  • February 2016

“In February 2016 the hot controversy raging in the pages of The Ringing World is whether bellringing should be classified as a sport. If physical activity is the criterion there’s no doubt. Was it not proved on Monday April 27th 1868, when the ...

Bampton Community Archive

The facts you need to know about Europe and the EU referendum

  • BCA - 2017.1271
  • Item
  • spring 2016

Leading up to the in-out vote on June 23rd 2016 to remain or exit the EU, many leaflets, flyers and even a government booklet were delivered to every household. This flyer has comments from Mark Carney the governor of the Bank of England, Sir Ric...

Bampton Community Archive

Booklet produced by the Conservatives to persuade people to vote Remain

  • BCA - 2017.1270
  • Item
  • spring 2016

In the spring of 2016 the Conservative government spent £9,000,000 printing and posting this brochure to every household. In it, they did their best to persuade people that it would be best to remain within the UK. The vote took place on June 23...

Bampton Community Archive

Bus Shelter gift from the Royal Corps of Signals. Sept 12th 1969

  • BCA - 2017.744
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  • September 12th 1969

The Royal Corps of Signals were at their base in Weald from 1943 until September 1969 after which it was RAF Bampton Castle. Before the Weald station was ready to receive them, they were based in a house in Fox Close off New Road in Bampton. Whe...

Bampton Community Archive

Ros Altmann talks about possible effects if we vote for Brexit

  • BCA - 2017.1269
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  • spring 2016

Several people and organisations posted their thoughts about the possible effects of voting for and against Brexit in June 2016. The flyer came from Ros Altmann who according to her leaflet thought voting to leave the EU would be very bad for all.

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton C of E Primary School and Nursery - flyer

  • BCA - 2017.1266
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  • 2017

Bampton's C of E Primary School and Nursery produced this delightful leaflet to explain what the school's aims are and how they achieve them. It talks of learning together with Respect, Friendship and Perseverance. The school is an Aca...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Classical Opera at The Deanery 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1201
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  • 2017

Each year, Bampton Classical Opera offers a real treat for people to enjoy opera in the grounds of The Deanery. People take chairs, a picnic and a blanket, sit at tables and quite simply have a treat at a fraction of the price you'd have to ...

Bampton Community Archive

Restoration work on the Town Hall autumn 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1262
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  • autumn 2017

The wooden window frames of the Town Hall were in need of repair by 2017. Scaffolding totally surrounded the building for this work October 2017 as can be seen in these 4 photographs. They also show a poster advertising the Mid Season Sale at th...

Bampton Community Archive

Hidden Gardens of Bampton, June 25th 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1260
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  • June 25th 2017

The Bampton Community Archive organises the Hidden Gardens of Bampton on alternate years; it was held on June 25th 2017. These photographs are the second set and you can see the other half in entry 2017.1259

Bampton Community Archive

Hidden Gardens of Bampton June 25th 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1259
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  • June 25th 2017

The Bampton Community Archive organises a Hidden Garden of Bampton alternate years; it was held June 25th 2017 and this entry has about half the photos taken in the gardens. See entry 2017.1260 for the second set of pictures. Some of the gardens...

Bampton Community Archive

Theft of lead, twice, from St Mary The Virgin Church, September 2016

  • BCA - 2017.1174
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  • September 2016

This article comes from The Beam March 2017 issue and documents the theft of lead, twice, from the north aisle of St Mary The Virgin Church. It also give details about the choir, Coffee & Co which began as a way of people forced out of their ...

Bampton Community Archive

Sale of bric-a-brac outside Wychwoods in Church View. May 29th 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1258
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  • May 29th 2017

There are little sales of all sorts around Bampton on the late May Bank Holiday. Hundreds of people come into Bampton for the Morris Dancing and music so it's a good time to have such stalls. Martin is selling items outside his home on the ...

Bampton Community Archive

Traditional Bampton Morris Men, May 29th 2017 squire Lawrence Adams

  • BCA - 2017.1255
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  • May 29th 2017

The Traditional Bampton Morris Men squire Lawrence Adams, dance in Bampton on Whit Monday. The tradition had always been that men and boys dancing must have been born in Bampton or live in Bampton - few of these dancers fall into either category ...

Bampton Community Archive

Lloyd Hughes Owens' account of schools in Bampton

  • BCA - 2017.717
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  • mostly first 60 years of C20th

When Lloyd Hughes Owens retired in the 1960s he put the finishing touches to his album all about schools in Bampton. There is mention of the Old Grammar School, now our library and the exhibition room used by West Ox Arts and the Archive called t...

Bampton Community Archive

Arnold Woodley's men left his Morris team in 1974

  • BCA - 2017.1253
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  • 1974

Arnold Woodley dance Morris in Bampton all his life. He also played the fiddle and taught many people to dance. It was a sad day when Arnold and his men fell out when they went to London and danced at Cecil Sharp House. This is an account of th...

Bampton Community Archive

Plantation Cottages on the western edge of Bampton

  • BCA - 2017.1252
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  • 1965

Plantation Cottages were two semi-detached dwellings. If you go from the middle of Bampton towards Clanfield, there is a public footpath just after the last buildings on the right by the 30mph sign. Following that footpath takes you along the si...

Bampton Community Archive

Ham Court farmhouse, outside, Michael Barlow Vaughan with sister Susan

  • BCA - 2017.1251
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  • September 2010

These pictures are nearly all of the outside of the farmhouse. You can see quite clearly where the once open carriage entrance has been filled in and the kitchen, dining room, sitting room and hallway have been created. There is a clear slot tha...

Bampton Community Archive

Ham Court farm buildings not connected to the big barn

  • 2017.1246
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  • September 2010

These farm buildings are not immediately adjacent to the big barn. Items are seen set out ready for auction in 5 days' time inside the big barn. A view of the big barn seen from part way up the drive from the road.

Bampton Community Archive

Ham Court farm: behind the big barn and associated buildings

  • BCA - 2017.1249
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  • September 2010

These pictures are taken behind the big barn, inside and outside all the farm buildings close to it. Read the caption with each picture to get more information. Everything was being set up for a sale of Ham Court with all but 22 acres in 5 days&...

Bampton Community Archive

Ham Court farm; part of East aspect, old bake house and neighbouring stable

  • BCA - 2017.1247
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  • September 2010

These photographs start by looking at the area on the east side where the Victorian addition on the left joins the original building. There are pictures taken inside what used to be the bake house which was at the end of the long barn next to the...

Bampton Community Archive

Ham Court farmhouse, hall and office

  • BCA - 2017.1244
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  • September 2010

This series of pictures taken inside Ham Court farmhouse are of the hall and the office which is to the north off the hallway up about 3 steps. There is also one more picture taken in the dining room.

Bampton Community Archive

Ham Court farmhouse, kitchen and west sitting room

  • BCA - 2017.1245
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  • September 2010

These pictures show the kitchen and west facing sitting room. Please remember that Michael was packing up. Read the caption to each photograph for more details.

Bampton Community Archive

Ham Court, the Victorian addition of the 1870s

  • BCA - 2017.1243
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  • 1870-1880

This series of photographs inside Ham Court farmhouse show the Victorian addition of the 1870s and the dining room which is on the east side of farmhouse. Note the hugely thick walls that take the weight of arched area that was originally open. ...

Bampton Community Archive

First floor, solarium, attic over kitchen & office of Ham Court

  • BCA - 2017.1242
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  • September 2010

This series of photographs starts in the passageway between a bedroom and bathroom on the first floor looking into the solarium. The interwoven ceiling heights can be seen, the solarium and view from the window and walking on into the first floor...

Bampton Community Archive

Stone, spiral stairs from the attic and the 1st floor of Ham Court farmhouse

  • BCA - 2017.1241
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  • September 2010

The stone, spiral stairs come down from the attic and open into the room created a bathroom which faces east. The large windows in the bedrooms were once the top of open arched entrances to the grounds of the what is locally referred to as the ca...

Bampton Community Archive

Inside the attic of Ham Court farmhouse 2010

  • BCA - 2017.1240
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  • September 2010

In September 2010 Michael Barlow Vaughan invited me to document the inside of Ham Court Farmhouse before it went to auction 6 days later. Although the plaster was falling off the laths in places there was no sign of damp getting in. The spiral, ...

Bampton Community Archive

Castle View Farm c1971

  • BCA - 2017.1239
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  • c1971

These photographs are of Castle View farmhouse taken from various angle about 1971. One of the farm buildings was once a railway carriage. The entrance to the yard is closer to the house than it is today. The water courses around Mill Green had...

Bampton Community Archive

Partnership working agreement relating to Bampton Library December 17th 2013

  • BCA - 2017.1238
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  • December 17th 2013

It took several years but finally, a partnership working agreement relating to Bampton Library December 17th 2013 was drawn up and signed between Oxfordshire County Council and Library Support. It includes Conditions of Agreement between Oxfordsh...

Bampton Community Archive

Obituary for Hilda Kent at her funeral in St Mary's

  • BCA - 2017.1237
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  • June 11th 2012

This is an eclectic mix of items about Hilda Kent & Margaret Howse. There is an item from The Beam about both ladies, a photograph taken July 7th 1919 of Ellie Kent, Hilda's aunt and Hilda's funeral address in 2012 given by Rev. Dav...

Bampton Community Archive

Women's Land Army teaching ladies how to milk in WWII

  • BCA - 2017.1234
  • Item
  • 1939-1945

Hilda Kent joined the Women's Land Army in Witney. After she retired she used to make a display in the foyer of the Bush Club every Wednesday and it was something everyone looked forward to seeing. One week she did one about her Land Army w...

Bampton Community Archive

Hilda Kent recalls her working life

  • BCA - 2017.1233
  • Item
  • C1990

Hilda Kent had many jobs through her working life but nearly all involved driving and this is the fascinating story of her working life. She drove horse boxes when young then a Taxi in Bexhill and once WWII broke out she drove soldiers in a bus t...

Bampton Community Archive

The story of Heidi the German Shepherd dog owned by Hilda Kent & Margaret Howse

  • BCA - 2017.1232
  • Item
  • C1990

This is the life story of Heidi, a beautiful German Shepherd dog who eventually was lucky enough to find a home with Hilda Kent and Margaret Howse in Cromwell House, Cheapside. Heidi had a very inauspicious start to her life but it finally ended ...

Bampton Community Archive

Picture postcard of the Horse Fair outside the Wheat Sheaf

  • BCA - 2017.1231
  • Item
  • 1924

This postcard, showing both the picture and the writing on the back, was written and posted in 1924 by Mrs Emmie Sollis to Miss J M Pearce. It was in the collection of items from Rose Gerring's house given to the Archive after she died. Mrs...

Bampton Community Archive

Cala Homes development off New Road 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1228
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  • 2017

160 homes are being built off New Road and the development is called Cala Homes. These pictures show a little of the development at January 2017.

Bampton Community Archive

Lead stolen twice from roof of St Mary's in 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1230
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  • 2017

Lead was stolen from the north side of the aisle of St Mary's and the thieves came back for more about two weeks later. The lead was finally replace and water marked and a security system installed that would light up the roof and speakers w...

Bampton Community Archive

Donkey Derby, August Bank Holiday 2016

  • BCA - 2017.1226
  • Item
  • 2016

The Donkey Derby is organised by the SPAJERS - The Society for The Preservation of Ancient Junketing - and is one of their main fund raising events held annual on Bank Holiday Monday in Sandfords Field. Apart from the Donkey racing there are stal...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Morris Men, May 30th 2016

  • BCA - 2017.1224
  • Item
  • May 30th 2016

This is the Bampton Morris Men side in Bampton dancing May 30th Bank Holiday 2016. Their fiddle players are Mathew Green, Squire supported by Trevor Hewitt. Gareth Knight is doing the broom dance. Mathew can be seen dancing a jig while playing ...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Morris Men 2016

  • BCA - 2017.1223
  • Item
  • May 30th 2016

This side is the Bampton Morris Men, dancing on Whit Monday May 30th 2016. Their Squire is Mathew Green who also plays the fiddle and in one photograph is seen dancing while playing, which is some Jingy Wells did in the early days of the C20th.

Bampton Community Archive

Margaret "Maggie" Snook 1927-2017

  • BCA - 2017.1219
  • Item
  • 1927-2017

Margaret Snook, known to all in Bampton as Maggie was someone gave; she gave her love, her time and enjoyment of taking part in Bampton's activities. Do read the funeral address to read about her life.

Bampton Community Archive

Faith Elizabeth "Fay" Smith 1929-2017

  • BCA - 2017.1218
  • Item
  • 1929-2017

Faith Elizabeth Smith, known to all in Bampton as Fay, was born here and worked here for much of her life, firstly for the Barlow-Robinson Family at Ham Court and then for the Colvile Family at Weald Manor. The address will give you a wonderful i...

Bampton Community Archive

Funeral of Ray Evans May 16th 1927 to Sept 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1217
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  • 1927-2017

https://youtu.be/nqnMaTmrykMhttps://youtu.be/iHEL-7BZEBcThe first one of these two YouTube films is of Ray talking about his training in Catterick and subsequent life working in the Royal Corps of Signals. When not working abroad, Ray was posted ...

Bampton Community Archive

Obituary in The Guardian for Molly Rose OBE aged 95. ATA pilot in WWII

  • BCA - 2017.373
  • Item
  • November 19th 2016

This is the obituary written in The Guardian newspaper on November 19th 2016 for Molly Rose who was 95. Molly was one of the few remaining female pilots who were in the ATA during WWII where she flew 38 different aircraft. She was the wife of Be...

Bampton Community Archive

Memory Lane created at Bampton Rosebank Care Home

  • BCA - 2017.1213
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  • August 2017

Rosebank Care Home in Bampton has gone the extra mile creating a Memory Lane Corridor designed to provide visual and sensory awareness and a "time out" area for reminiscences and relaxation. Councillor Norman MacRae from WODC official c...

Bampton Community Archive

Church notices left behind by makers of Downton Abbey

  • BCA - 2017.1212
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  • 2015

Bampton Church, St Mary The Virgin and the area around the church have been used in the making of Downton Abbey right from the beginning. These notices were left behind in St Mary's church noticeboard which was called St Michael and All Ange...

Bampton Community Archive

Flyer for the Bush Club

  • BCA - 2017.1206
  • Item
  • 2017

"Bampton Bush Centre was started in 1985 for the older residents of Bampton. Now, 2017, over thirty years later it has developed into a lively, flourishing social and lunch club open to anyone of any age locally to enjoy a bit of friendly co...

Bampton Community Archive

Document detailing the sale of Calais Farm in 1984 (9 pages to view)

  • BCA - 2014.1368..25
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  • 1984

A PDF document of 9 pages detailing the sale of Calais Farm in 1984 by Moore, Allen and Innocent for Mr Bryan Stevens. About 185 acres freehold with vacant possession for sale by private treaty as a whole or in six lots

Bampton Community Archive

Certificates won by Bampton Fire Brigade in 1905, 1912 and 1921

  • BCA - 2017.1211
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  • 1905-1921

Bampton Fire Brigade won the National Shield in Crystal Palace in 1904. Their skill continued as can be seen from these certificates awarded for wins in further competitions in 1905 and 1912 also at Crystal Place and 1921 in Ramsgate.

Bampton Community Archive

The Great Shirt Race in Bampton, 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1209
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  • May 27th 2017

On the late May Bank Holiday The Great Shirt Race takes place in Bampton. There is a children's race and then an adults' race. These newspaper articles are all about the race in 2017.

Bampton Community Archive

Princess Anne at RAF Brize Norton to celebrate 100th year of 101 Squadron

  • BCA - 2017.1208
  • Item
  • July 2017

Princess Anne went to RAF Brize Norton as part of the celebration of the 100th year of 101 Squadron, which flew as part of Bomber Command during WWII. It still operates in the Middle East. There is much more information in the article.

Bampton Community Archive

The Drinkwater family

  • BCA - 2017.1207
  • Item
  • possibly 1950s

These two photographs are of the Drinkwater family, one a family wedding and the other one a family group. If anyone can give me names and dates please use the link to the Archive on the front page of this website by clicking on Bampton Community...

Bampton Community Archive

Ada Tanner, Albert & Florence, around 1915-16

  • BCA - 2017.1204
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  • 1915-1916

This postcard was lent to the Archive by John Broxholme, who is a descendant. John said "As you can see the picture is well worn, but at least it survived as long as it did in France. Remarkably the creases have managed to miss the faces! ...

Bampton Community Archive

General election, June 8th 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1196
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  • May - June 2017

A surprise General Election was called by Prime Minister Teresa May for June 8th 2017. She hoped to get an increased majority but after a truly dreadful campaign, she ended up dropping from a starting point of 27 points ahead of Labour to a hung ...

Bampton Community Archive

SPAJERS Donkey Derby 2017 in Sandfords Field

  • BCA - 2017.1195
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  • August 28th 2017

The SPAJERS (Society for the Preservation of Ancient Junketing) organise a Donkey Derby in Sandfords Field on August Bank Holiday Monday each year. It is one of their main fundraising events which enable them to take two coaches of senior citizen...

Bampton Community Archive

Frank Hudson's family photographs

  • BCA - 2017.1193
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  • C20th

Frank Hudson was raised by his grandparents, Albert and Mary Townsend who lived at Castle View Farm opposite the Elephant and Castle in Bridge Street. Frank's mother died when he was just 7 weeks old. The pictures show his grandparents, aun...

Bampton Community Archive

Kit Jackson's photographs

  • BCA - 2017.1192
  • Item
  • C20th

These photographs are all from Kit Jackson's collection. Kit took photographs for most of her adult life. There are several of her family members plus WWII soldiers probably billeted in Bampton, school classes from the 1970s when she worked...

Bampton Community Archive

The Townsend family who lived at No4 Town House, High Street

  • BCA - 2017.1187
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  • early C20th

At the start of the C20th the Townsend family ran a Cycle shop in the house now called No4 Town House, High Street. The photographs show mother Susan with her children Rita, Lucy Elizabeth, Colin. Colin was the father of Phyllis who you can see ...

Bampton Community Archive

First motorised fire pump for Bampton Fire Brigade on or after 1939

  • BCA - 2017.1184
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  • 1929 or soon after

The first motorised pump for Bampton Fire Brigade came in 1929. This photograph was taken either in 1929 or very soon afterwards. The picture may be at Thorny Croft. It cost the Parish Council £250. A separate pump was housed alongside and con...

Bampton Community Archive

Postcards written in 1905, 1907 and 1908

  • BCA - 2017.1185
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  • 1905-1908

These postcards were posted in 1905, 1907 and 1908. Three are to Miss K Phillips at The Lodge, Stanton Harcourt and one to Mrs W J Johnson at Syringa Cottage, Aston. Syringa is the Latin name for Lilac so one would hope the cottage had at least ...

Bampton Community Archive

Downton does Dallas

  • BCA - 2017.1182
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  • May 16th 2017

This cutting from The Times newspaper May 16th 2017 suggests there is to be a film version of Downton Abbey with filming to start in September 2017. By July 22nd (the date of this entry on the website) nothing more has been heard and our Parish C...

Bampton Community Archive

Freda Bradley - funeral program and eulogy

  • BCA - 2017.1180
  • Item
  • May 3rd 2017

Freda Bradley, born April 13th 1927, died April 14th 2017 always took a full part in the life of Bampton right from her childhood and she was proud to be born and bred here. She wrote a lovely book about her life here which has proved to be a del...

Bampton Community Archive

Liz Leffman Liberal Democrat, flyer for June 8th 2017 General Election

  • BCA - 2017.1173
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  • June 2017

A general election was called after just one year of The Conservatives being in power with a small overall majority. PM Teresa May thought she would increase her majority but her whole way of electioneering proved disastrous for the Conservatives...

Bampton Community Archive

Laetisia Carter, Labour candidate flyer for General Election June 8th 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1172
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  • June 2017

A general election was called after just one year of The Conservatives being in power with a small overall majority. PM Teresa May thought she would increase her majority but her whole way of electioneering proved disastrous for the Conservatives...

Bampton Community Archive

Robert Courts Conservative candidate flyer for General Election June 8th 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1171
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  • June 2017

A general election was called after just one year of The Conservatives being in power with a small overall majority. PM Teresa May thought she would increase her majority but her whole way of electioneering proved disastrous for the Conservatives...

Bampton Community Archive

Clare Lasko, Green Party flyer for June 8th 2017 General Election

  • BCA - 2017.1170
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  • June 2017

A general election was called after just one year of The Conservatives being in power with a small overall majority. PM Teresa May thought she would increase her majority but her whole way of electioneering proved disastrous for the Conservatives...

Bampton Community Archive

Liz Leffman flyer for June 8th 2017 General Election

  • BCA - 2017.1169
  • Item
  • June 2017

A general election was called after just one year of The Conservatives being in power with a small overall majority. PM Teresa May thought she would increase her majority but her whole way of electioneering proved disastrous for the Conservatives...

Bampton Community Archive

Liz Leffman Lib Dem candidate flyer for June 8th 2017 General Election

  • BCA - 2017.1168
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  • June 2017

A general election was called after just one year of The Conservatives being in power with a small overall majority. PM Teresa May thought she would increase her majority but her whole way of electioneering proved disastrous for the Conservatives...

Bampton Community Archive

Preparing for Emergencies, what you need to know, updated January 2017

  • BCA - 2017.1167
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  • January 2017

This booklet was produced for all households in the Central South England area to help households plan for just about any type of emergency. The booklet was supported by Thames Valley Police, Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Services, Buckinghamshir...

Bampton Community Archive

Last 27 photos of the 2017 Great Shirt Race

  • BCA - 2017.1166
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  • May 27th 2017

These are the last 27 photographs of the 2017 Great Shirt Race. The other photographs are in entry 2017.1164 and 2017.1165

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