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Phil Addison and Terry Rouse

  • BCA - 2018.1593
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  • 1934-2018

A couple of very dear old rogues - but then I'm biased. Phil Addison on the left, born 1934 and Terry Rouse also born in 1934. If you haven't read Phil's book about his 10 years in Bampton from 1940 to 1950 when aged 7 to 17, you&...

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Bampton Weightlift Club

  • BCA - 2018.1591
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  • 1960-1980

The Bampton Weightlifting Club began in the 1950s and in the first few decades, it was all about Olympic style lifting. The club is still going very strongly but today people go to tone up rather than entering competitions.Don Rouse explains"...

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Table top scenes created by Hilda Kent for Bush Club in the Horsa building

  • BCA - 2018.1590
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  • 1990-2000

Hilda Kent had many talents and one was to create the most delightful scenes in the foyer of the Bush Club when it was held in the unprepossessing Horse building. Every Wednesday she would create a display on the table and surrounding two walls a...

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Cigarette lighter of USAF 5th Air Force

  • BCA - 2018.1589
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  • WWII

'Dug up in Bampton' was an exhibition in the Vesey room.It may be of interest to know a little about the cigarette lighter with a military crest on it.The crest is actually that of the USAF 5th Air Force that has been based in the Pacifi...

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Research into Anglo Saxon Bampton by Dr John Blair 1988

  • BCA - 2018.1588
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  • 1988

In 1988 Dr John Blair from Queen Anne's College Oxford, gave a series of talks in Bampton Town Hall and produced this interim publication to go with one of his talks. He's special interest is Anglo-Saxon Bampton.

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Kit Jackson and colleagues at Clinch & Co Ltd, brewery in Witney.

  • BCA - 2018.1587
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  • 1950-1952

Kit Jackson worked at Clinch & Co Ltd in Witney between 1950 and 1952. She is centre front in this photo along with fellow workers there. The brewery is almost behind the Angel in Witney.William Clinch and Company, 1877 - 1950, Witney, Oxfor...

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Floods through the years in Bampton 1932 to 2010

  • BCA - 2018.1586
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  • 1932 2010

These pictures show flooding in Bampton and Weald from 1932 to 2010. Weald Street, Cheyne Lane, Bridge Street, Buckland Road, Aston Road, the site now Cala Homes! and more.The rain and floods of Whitsun 1932 did not stop the Morris men from danci...

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Entice GPs with rural weighting

  • BCA - 2018.1585
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  • May 2017

This article in the May 3rd 2017 issue of the Witney Gazette is about the suggestion GPs coming to work in West Oxfordshire should be offered more money.

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Obituary - Francis George Shergold

  • BCA - 2018.1583
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  • Jan 31st 1919 to Nov 27th 2009

This obituary was in The Guardian newspaper January 13th 2009. Francis was born on January 31st 1919 and died on November 27th 2009. The article was written by Derek Schofield.

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Memories of war time Bampton from Nicola Wolcott nee Hampton

  • BCA - 2018.1581
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  • 1943

Nicola Wolcott, nee Hampton, came to Bampton in 1943 aged 12. Her family came to get away from the bombing. This is her recollections of living in Bampton at that time and is a wonderful piece of social history.

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John Clarke born 1937

  • BCA - 2018.1580
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  • 1937 to 1957

John Clarke was born in 1937. There are pictures of him here which are frames taken out of a film and he's the young boy with a mop of lovely curly hair. He can be seen in a special outfit for the carnival in 1947 when he was 10. Then on M...

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Bampton's cricket club through the twentieth century

  • BCA - 2018.1404
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  • C20th

Cricket team all named - Bampton Cricket team, date not known but probably between the two world wars. All the players are named on the photograph.A967. Bampton Cricket Club 1881 includes J. Baker, G. Smith, F.W. Taunt, Rev. J.W.B. Bell, G. Taylor...

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Jubilee Inn darts team, early 1950s

  • BCA - 2018.1579
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  • early 1950s

These men were in the Jubilee Inn darts team in the early 1950s.Sandy DixonBilly MatthewsHarry HamptonTed LayDavid ElwardMr Sheppard (Buckland Road0Chris TimmsVick HarrisonDick Hunt (Broad St)Bill LockPercy SheppardPussy Dafter

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men 2011

  • BCA - 2018.1578
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  • 2011

1. Toby Perry2. Alex Bone3. Joe Wright4. Simon Chatterton5. Tom Sargent6. Andrew Lloyd7. Billy Main8. Phil Walsgrove9. Darren Lloyd10. Martin Landray11. John Grout12. Tony Daniels13. Jamie Wheeler14. Jonny Shuker15. Craig Godwin16. Reg Hall...

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John Clarke, school boy

  • BCA - 2018.1577
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  • 1947 1957

John Clarke was born in 1937 and went to school in Aston, and probably Bampton as well at one time."My father has two younger brothers one called Raymond born in 1939 and the youngest is Malcolm.Their parents names were Charles and Iris Clark...

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A selection of spring gardens around Bampton

  • BCA - 2018.1576
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  • spring 2004

In the spring of 2004, Jo Lewington went around Bampton recording these lovely gardens.a534 St Mary’s Trailer Courta536 Brook Cottagea545 Brook Cottage, Brian Kew’s gardena549 Church Greena550 Egret seen on Mill Greena572 Sandford Cottagea574 Weal...

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The Grange, early twentieth century

  • BCA - 2018.1575
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  • early twentieth century

These six photographs were taken inside the Grange and around the garden early in the twentieth century.A thatched summer house.Part of the back of the Grange with the large glass house just showing on the right.A tiny portion of the garden with a...

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Deaths of several Bampton people

  • BCA - 2018.1574
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  • 1958 2012

These are all newspaper cuttings of obituaries kept by Mrs Rose Gerring.img219 - Newspaper cutting August 23rd 1982 re the death of May Dunlop Morton who lived at The Deanery with friend Marjorie Pollard. She left £348,963 with £500 each to NSPCC...

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Cooks at Bampton School c1970s

  • BCA - 2018.1573
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  • c1970s

There was an excellent kitchen at the school in Bowling Green Close but early in the 1980s it was closed and food brought over from Carterton. After a while, instead of uneaten food going into the pigswill bins, it had to be sent back to Carterto...

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Mr & Mrs Horace Morse, daughter Kit and Kit's husband Bill

  • BCA - 2018.1572
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  • 1915 1945

Horace Henry Morse was born about 1890 and married Kate Fox in 1915. His father was John Morse, Kate's father was Timothy Fox. In WWI Horace was in the 3rd battalion Ox & Bucks Light Infantry. In later life, he collected the buckets of...

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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...

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Bampton Parish Church News 1903 and Aston plus adverts

  • BCA - 2017.1280
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  • 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...

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The Friends of St Mary's, Bampton

  • BCA - 2018.1326
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  • c2000

When The Friends of St Mary's was formed, a little leaflet was printed to give people an idea of the special features of the church and it named the Patrons who were Sir Ashley Ponsonby Bt., KCVO, MC, The Earl of Donoughmore, The Rt Hon. Doug...

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Shirt Races from about 1960

  • BCA - 2018.1571
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  • 1960 2016

These pictures go from about 1960 to 2016.

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Shirt Races through the years

  • BCA - 2018.1570
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  • mid C20th

Shirt Race starter pistol confiscated; Witney Gazette article by police By Tom Jennings. A HISTORIC race in Bampton will go off with less of a bang this year after police confiscated the starting pistol. The Original Great Shirt Race is run betw...

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Account of the 1975 Shirt Race

  • BCA - 2017.1094
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  • 1975

The first Shirt Race in Bampton was run to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and it's been run every year on the Saturday of the May Bank Holiday weekend ever since. In 2016 the Witney Gazette ran one of their articles on events...

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Harry Pocock

  • BCA - 2018.1534
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  • 1950-1963

Harry Pocock was the person who owned a thrashing machine and nearly all the local farmers used his services to thrash their corn through the late autumn and winter. He was a very active parish councilor and can be seen in one picture standing wi...

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Burials in Bampton 1890 to 1947

  • BCA - 2018.1569
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  • 1890 1947

Lloyd Hughes Owens borrowed the Parish burial register c1970s and did his best to create an alphabetical list of the burials. I photographed the burial role and tried my best to read all the names. Lloyd's list is in pdf and gives far more ...

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Constable families baptised, buried and married in Bampton

  • BCA - 2018.1568
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  • 1849 1949

This is a list of Constable families baptised, buried and married in Bampton.Constable families baptised, buried and married in BamptonBAPTISMS1. 1896 July 5th. Florence May Constable baptised. Parents Thomas Augustus & Florence Mary. Bak...

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Wool in Witney and Oxfordshire talk by Richard Martin.

  • BCA - 2018.1565
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  • April 15th 2018

The Friends of St Mary's have been organising one talk a month for three months from February since 2016. This is the poster for a really interesting talk given by Richard Martin from Filkins Woollen Weavers on April 15th 2018. This is a po...

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Edginton Family wedding 1911

  • BCA - 2018.1562
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  • 1911

Beatrice's wedding in 1911. People in the wedding picture include1: Robert Woodley2: Annie (Edginton) Butler. Bride’s mother3: ?4: ? Bellinger: bridegroom’s mother5: Lena Edginton6: Albert Edginton (bride’s brother)7: Richard Butler (bride’...

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One of many jumble sales

  • BCA - 2018.1561
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  • c1975-1985

For about 10 years there was a jumble sale in Bampton probably 20 or more times a year. This picture shows the helps at one of them and includeLinda Smith, Maggie Snook, Jean Cook, Mrs Ellis, Jemima Woodley, ?, Joan Pearce with young Lesley and ...

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Donkey Derby 2018

  • BCA - 2018.1560
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  • August 27th 2018

The Donkey Derby is one of the major fund raising events organised by the SPAJERS - the Society for The Preservation of Ancient Junketing. Many Bampton clubs and societies have stalls in the field. As well as the races, young children can buy a ...

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Prayer during the Interregnum Sept 2017 to Sept 2018

  • BCA - 2018.1558
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  • 2017 2018

Rev David Lloyd retired and left St Mary's at the end of September 2017 and thus a period of Interregnum began and lasted until September 9th 2018 when Canon Janice Collier was inducted. This prayer cards was given out to the congregation to...

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The Graveyard Shift: talk by Professor Roger Jones

  • BCA - 2018.1559
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  • February 18th 2018

The Friends of St Mary's have recently been organising a talk on a Sunday in February, March and April and this was the talk in February 2018.

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The Cake Element Bakery 2018

  • BCA - 2018.1557
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  • July 4th 2018

The Cake Element Bakery opened in part of Duttons in the winter of 2017-2018. This newspaper article from the July 4th 2018 Witney Gazette gives a history of how Michelle and Ivan came to have their shop and cafe.

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Indenture between Thomas Denton of the first part Joseph Bartlett of the second part and Thomas Baker of the third part 1842 & Indenture of Mortgage between Elizabeth Bartlett of the one part and George Frederick Holloway and Charles William Holloway of the other part 1849

  • BCA - 2018.1553
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  • 1842 1849

1842 March 21st Indenture between Thomas Denton of the first part Joseph Bartlett of the second part and Thomas Baker of the third part.1849 December 24th Indenture of Mortgage between Elizabeth Bartlett of the one part and George Frederick Hollo...

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WI Children's Christmas Party 1946

  • BCA - 2018.1555
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  • 1946

Long before the days when everyone had a TV and many IT toys and gadgets, the WI Christmas Party was much enjoyed my many children. This group photo was taken at the 1946 party.(From the back but not in order)Susan Hunt, Tom Papworth, Pauline...

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Eeles, the grocery shop in the Market Square

  • BCA - 2018.1554
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  • first half C20th

Tony Scott said - "I believe International Stores took over in 1969 and altered and extended the premises, covered the cellars & converted the accommodation into a self-contained flat. It then became Gateway until it closed in April 1987...

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A class photo from Bampton C of E School 1980

  • BCA - 2018.1552
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  • 198

This is the class photograph taken in 1980 when there were two age groups in the class.1. Mrs Chris Barker2. Mrs Vera Elward3. Andrew Smith4. Ian Harris5. Elaine Cooper6. James Montgomerie7. Ashley Sturgis8. Maxwell Hastie9. Luella Keeble10. Rache...

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Picture postcard of the Horse Fair outside the Wheat Sheaf

  • BCA - 2017.1231
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  • 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...

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Alan Clarke, landlord of The Horse Shoe dies September 29th 2013

  • BCA - 2017.820
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  • June 17th 1953 to September 29th 2013

Alan Clarke died suddenly on Monday September 29th 2013. He was landlord of the Horse Shoe in Bampton. The article gives far more information about Alan's working life

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Whitsuntide Garlands through the C20th in Bampton

  • BCA - 2018.1540
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  • twentieth century

Flower Garlands have been made and taken around the village for at least the whole of the C20th and probably much longer than that. This is a selection of photographs starting with one very early in the twentieth century with the landlord of the ...

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Death of Evalyn Hornsby May 2015 then Fred Hornsby August 2015

  • BCA - 2017.809
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  • May-August 2015

Evalyn and Fred Hornby had lived in Bampton for many decades. Fred worked for John Henly and then his son Roy on Deanery farm and Hobbs Buildings and Evalyn worked at University farm for Mary Rouse. Evalyn died in the May and Fred in the August ...

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Dutch Marching band 2008

  • BCA - 2017.689
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  • 2008

This Dutch marching band performed in Bampton for us in 2008. This was the Amigo Marching Band from Leiden. We also had a Stage Band from Leiden that played from a ‘Curtain sided’ trailer a few years previous at the Shirt Race. Bampton has enj...

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Life & Times of The Tuckers at Witney Blankets

  • BCA - 2018.1549
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  • 2017

Although not a Bampton firm, Witney Blankets employed many people who lived in Bampton. This article is particularly about the 'tuckers' who were also known as 'fullers' or 'walkers' and their task was to remove the ...

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Restoration of The Lord Nelson by Tim Tomlins

  • BCA - 2018.1548
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  • 1995 2005

Tim Tomlins bought the The Swan Inn as a private dwelling in 1964. The space allowed him to restore several engines and the last one was The Lord Nelson which is a Burrell machine. Tim was able to buy it in 1995. It is a single cylinder, 8 hors...

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Francis Shergold, Squire of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men

  • BCA - 2018.1535
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  • c1940 to 2008

Francis Shergold took over as squire of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men from William Nathan 'Jingy' Wells. These photographs cover most of the years from about 1940 to shortly before he died in 2008.MO282C - Bampton Morris Men. Roy D...

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Warren Green, musician, teacher, organist at St Mary The Virgin

  • BCA - 2018.1547
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  • 1909 1984

Warren Essane Green was born in 1909 and died October 18th 1984. Warren was a great music scholar who taught music and played the organ at St Mary The Virgin church in Bampton for many years. His father was Edwards John Green was a builder and m...

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Newspaper cuttings from 1958 to 1973

  • BCA - 2018.1363
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  • 1958 1973

These newspaper cuttings are from 1958 to 1973 and are of very mixed topics. They cover:- ghosts of Bampton and the story of the great shirt race; Mr & Mrs Blaine licensee of the Talbot; Paul Bovington with his dog Crackers; Mrs Lucy Martin l...

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Wood Green school bus crash Feb 1st 1972

  • BCA - 2018.1545
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  • February 1st 1972

The school bus was nearly home on an icy road when it crashed into an empty school bus travelling in the opposite direction at Hoppy's corner. Gary Gerhardt from Bampton and Gary John Hawkins from Clanfield. School prefects Susan Taylor and...

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Ledger of a Bampton Tradesman 1952 into 1953

  • BCA - 2018.1546
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  • 1952 1953

These pages are a few taken from the ledger of a Bampton tradesman in 1952 - 1953. Clearly written by two people, the writing is beautiful and so easy to read (where it was scanned properly!). He did work not only in Bampton but also in Witney, ...

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Death of Alan Clarke from the Horse Shoe Inn

  • BCA - 2018.1544
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  • June 17th 1953 to Sepember 23rd 2013

Alan originally was the licensee of the George & Dragon and then took on the Horse Shoe, putting a tenant in to the George & Dragon, but that was not successful and in the end, the brewery close it and kept the Horse Shoe. Anyone walking ...

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The Horse Fair and fun fair in Bampton

  • BCA - 2018.1543
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  • first half of twentieth century

The Horse Fair in Bampton used to be a very large event akin to the one in Appleby. Horses were tethered all down Bridge Street, along Church Street and outside the church around the triangle of grass between Churchgate House and what is now call...

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Granny Wiggins from Weald

  • BCA - 2018.1542
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  • early twentieth century

This wonderful lady with the strong, capable looking hands was known as Granny Wiggins. She lived in Weald and collected rushes which she made into flag baskets for the men to carry their tools and lunch to work. They were circles of woven reeds...

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Gardens in springtime in Bampton, 2004

  • BCA - 2018.1541
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  • 2004

Fashions in gardens changes over the years in both what is grown and the layouts. This selection of pictures was taken in the springtime in 2004 to capture the choices in gardens large and small.

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Your Gas Mask and Masking your windows. WWII

  • BCA - 2018.1428
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  • July 1939

Knowing that gas had been used in WWI the general public of all ages were issued with gas masks in WWII and this leaflet was produced by the Lord Privy Seal's office in July 1939 and given to all households.Your Gas Mask: how to keep it and h...

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Marjorie Pollard, OBE JP born August 3rd 1899-died March 21st 1982

  • BCA - 2018.1539
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  • 1899 1982

Marjorie Pollard OBE JP lived in the Deanery. She cared deeply for the people of Bampton.BA0BA1 Miss Marjorie Pollard who lived at the Deanery with her friend Miss Moreton. This picture was taken in 1973 at The Deanery. Marjorie played hockey...

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Arnold Woodley's scrapbook of The Pumpkin Club

  • BCA - 2018.1537
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  • March 30th 1969 to 1997

This is Arnold Woodley's scrapbook that he created about The Pumpkin Club. If you download the pictures their captions will give you the details about the picture.

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Lance Corporal Herbert Lock: B Coy 44th Bn. Canadian Infantry, New Brunswick

  • BCA - 2018.1538
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  • 1888 1918

Lance Corporal Herbert Lock: B Coy 44th Bn. Canadian Infantry, New Brunswick. He died aged 30 on November 1st 1918. He was the son of Mr & Mrs W Lock of the Market Place in Bampton.A315 - Entry of Herbert Lock's name in the cemetery re...

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Frank Hudson & his father Bill and Castle View Farm.

  • BCA - 2018.1536
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  • c1944 2013

Frank Hudson was brought up by his grand parents Albert and Elizabeth Mary Townsend at Castle View Farm in Bridge street after his mother died when Frank was only 7 weeks old. Frank says he had a very happy childhood surrounded by a loving family...

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Muffled peal rung for Major Robert Colvile July 4th 2008

  • BCA - 2017.871
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  • July 4th 2008

The bells were rung half muffled in memory of Major Robert Colvile on July 4th 2008. These pictures show the ringers and a group photo with Rosemary Colvile

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Football in Bampton, 1906 to 1966

  • BCA - 2018.1532
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  • 1906 1966

Bampton has had a football team all through the C20th and on into the 21st. These photographs and documents cover a period mostly from 1906 - 1966.BAFAAE - Bampton boys' football team 1912. The people are named on the picture and they includ...

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The WI Drama group in their performances

  • BCA - 2018.1531
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  • 1924 to 1973

Bampton WI put on plays from as early as 1924. One photograph records that 1924 group production which won them the Oxford Federation Drama Cup. The majority of pictures and programs are from the 1960s and early 1970s.untitl38 - Bampton Drama Gr...

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The Eagle pub in Church View

  • BCA - 2018.1382
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  • 1913-2004

The Eagle pub started life with the name of The Masons Arms having been built by a mason. Not on one of the main roads in Bampton it was very much a local's pub and the head quarters of Francis Shergold Traditional Bampton Morris Men until i...

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Cycle rally to try and get a cycle path to the Trout, Buckland Road 2000

  • BCA - 2018.1530
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  • 2000

In the year 2000 there was a very strong push to try and get a cycle path along the Buckland Road as far as the Trout. These pictures show the gathering of people who took part as they met up in the Market Square prior to cycling to the Trout. S...

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Oxfordshire Art Weeks, Bampton 2018

  • BCA - 2018.1526
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  • May 5th - 13th 2018

This leaflet was available for people to see all the places where Arts could be viewed in Bampton and exactly what type of Arts. This was Bampton's contribution for Art Weeks Oxfordshire 2018.

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The Wilkinson Brothers George and William, Architects

  • BCA - 2018.1525
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  • early C19th

George and William Wilkinson were born in Witney in the early C19th . George designed the Town Hall in Bampton and the first brick was laid in 1838. William designed the delightful little church at Lew and the Randolph Hotel in Oxford and he als...

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Arnold Woodley, Morris Dancer, teacher of Morris and musician

  • BCA - 2018.1524
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  • c1940 to 1983

Arnold Woodley was a Morris dancer and teacher of the dances. He was also a musician who played the fiddle.MO0FF9 Arnold Woodley's team the Bampton Morris Men, bagman with the cake in 1974MO1105 Arnold Woodley's team, known as Bampton M...

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Anglo-Saxon Bampton. Research paper 1988 by Dr John Blair

  • BCA - 2018.1523
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  • 1988

In 1988 Dr John Blair gave a series of talks in the Town Hall and this publication is from one of these talks. Anglo-Saxon Bampton. Research paper 1988 by Dr John Blair

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Poster for Eeles shop 1908

  • BCA - 2018.1521
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  • 0918

This full sized poster was created for Eeles grocery shop in the Market Square for 1908. The shop later became International with Mr Harry Cooper as the manager, then Spar, Londis, Budgens and now - at 2018 - it is a Co-op shop. Through the year...

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Tony Allam baking the last batches of bread before Constables closed c1981

  • BCA - 2017.538
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  • c1981

Tony Allam was the baker for Mrs Constable for many years. The shop was by the roundabout opposite The Talbot and is now the Chinese takeaway called Mark's Kitchen. These photographs show the beautiful ovens and all the surrounding area.Tre...

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David John 'Curly' Titchener, Morris Dancer, fool and musician

  • BCA - 2018.1519
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  • 1934 to 2011

There is the funeral program for David John 'Curly' Titchener, February 13th 1934 to January 20th 2011, an obituary for Curly and for Colin Bathe, both life long friends written by Keith Chandler, photographs that include Curly and his M...

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Shops and businesses in and around the Market Square

  • BCA - 2018.1449
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  • 1884 to 2016

1k. Cheapside can be seen from outside the west side of the Town Hall. The date is pre-1907 because Eton Villas had yet to be built in place of the thatched building in the centre of the picture. The George and Dragon inn is there as is Goodman...

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Bampton Morris Men, squire Alec Wixey

  • BCA - 2018.1517
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  • 1971 2004

These photographs are all of the Bampton Morris Men under squire Alec Wixey and cover the period of approximately 1971 to 2004.MO1211 Martin Hewitt.MO16F9 Team photo in Glebelands. Roy Barratt used to take a picture like this each year to make...

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Descendants of Harry Whitlock b.1881

  • BCA - 2018.1494
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  • 1881 - 2017

This is the family tree of Harry Whitlock b.1881 who married Lillian Oakey, no children, then Martha Newman b.1881.Names in the family tree.Appleton Bensky Bird BurchellCatton C...

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Crime in Bampton reported in the Witney Gazette in 2017

  • BCA - 2018.1515
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  • 2017

We are fortunate that there is not much crime in Bampton, at least nothing worthy of making the local papers. In 2017 Lisa Pratt and Andrew Clent of Mercury Close were found guilty of 'abominable' cruelty on two children and beat a thir...

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The Drinkwater family

  • BCA - 2018.1514
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  • c1920 - 1975

The Drinkwater family have lived in Bampton from very early 1900s. William Frank Drinkwater was born in 1893 and served with the Royal Field Artillery from 1914 to October 1922 but did 4 years with them from 1910. His son William, Bill to all wh...

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December 2003 in various small gardens

  • BCA - 2018.1513
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  • December 2003

These pictures were taken in various gardens around Bampton in December 2003. They include Bowling Green Close, one including a picture of Bob Curtis, Bushey Row, Primrose Cottages, Colvile Close, New Road, work in progress in the Market Square a...

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Descendants of Isaac Constable b.1818

  • BCA - 2018.1495
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  • 1818 - 2016

This is the family tree of Isaac Constable b.1818 who married Susanna Griffin b.1817. The grandson of Isacc, Thomas Augustus, started Constable's bakery on the corner of the Market Square. The shop is now Mark's Kitchen, a very good Ch...

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Descendants of Thomas Radband b.1680

  • BCA - 2018.1507
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  • 1680 - 2018

This is the family tree of Thomas Radband b.1680 who married Sarah.Names in the family tree.Ackling Ainsworth CampbellCarter Edginton ...

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Descendants of John Gould b.1802

  • BCA - 2018.1512
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  • 1802 - 1953

This is the family tree of John Gould b.1802 who married Ann Gardner b.1809.These are the name in the family tree.Charleston Gardner GouldJury Kennedy M...

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