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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 ...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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, ...

Bampton Community Archive

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 ...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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.

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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 ...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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.

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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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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

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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.

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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 ...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

Bampton Community Archive

Descendants of William Townsend b.1801 & Hunt Family

  • BCA - 2018.1510
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  • 1801 - 2004

This is the family tree of William Townsend b.1801 who married Mary Ward b.1802 and the Hunt Family.Names in the family tree.Adlem Beckinsale Bowles ClackClark Cox ...

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Descendants of William Lock b.1700

  • BCA - 2018.1509
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  • 1700 - 1991

This is the family tree of William Lock b.1700 who married Mary Dalton.Names in the family tree.Alder Banham BeckleyBoote Butler Coll...

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Descendants of William Eeles b.1827

  • BCA - 2018.1508
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  • 1827 - 1990

This is the family tree of William Eeles b.1827 who married Ann White b.1827Names in the family tree.Beaumont Beckley Bennett Boggis Carter Chapman C...

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Descendants of Richard Daniels b.1814

  • BCA - 2018.1502
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  • 1814 - C2010

This is the family tree of Richard Daniels b.1814 who married Elizabeth Constable b.1814.Names in the family tree.Adams Baston Bradley ByeCarrington Constable Cook ...

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Descendants of Robert Radband b.1822

  • BCA - 2018.1504
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  • 1822 - 2016

This is the family tree of Robert Radband b.1822 who married Elizabeth Higgs b.1822.Names in the family tree.Beckinsale Bird CattonClack Clinch ...

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Descendants of Richard Edginton b.1807

  • BCA - 2018.1503
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  • 1807 - 2018

This is the family tree of Richard Edginton.Names in the family tree.Barrett Basson BellingerBone Buckingham BunceBurchell Bu...

Bampton Community Archive

Descendants of Richard Butler b.1783

  • BCA - 2018.1501
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  • 1783 to late C20th

This is the family tree of Richard Butler b.1783 who married Hannah Taylor b.1786.Name in the family tree.Basson Bellinger BoneBuckingham Bunce But...

Bampton Community Archive

Descendants of Joseph Brooks b.1835

  • BCA - 2018.1500
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  • 1835 - 2017

This is the family tree of Joseph Brooks b.1835 who married Mary Stallard b.1833.Names in the family tree.Basson Buckingham BurtCadd Fell ...

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Descendants of John Sheppard b.1838

  • BCA - 2018.1499
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  • 1838 - 1962

This is the family tree of John Sheppard b.1838 who married Rachel Neal b.1812.Names in the family tree.Clark Clark(e) DayEagles Embling ...

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Descendants of John Dixey b.1709

  • BCA - 2018.1497
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  • 1709 - 1999

This is the family tree John Dixey b.1709 who married Ann; she died in 1784.Names in the family tree.Alder Beckinsale Beechey BlowersBrooks Carter Clack Cock...

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Descendants of James Charles Green b.1838

  • BCA - 2018.1496
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  • 1838 late C20th

This is the family tree of James Charles Green b.1838.Name in the family tree.Ashfield Bartlett Beckley CambrayClack Cleaver Clements ColeyCurran ...

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Descendants of George William Cripps b.1843

  • BCA - 2018.1493
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  • 1843 - 1927

This is the family tree of George William Cripps b.1843 who married Mary Hannah b.1845.Names in the family tree.Bond Caples CrippsFox Franks ...

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Descendants of Ernest Billie Agg and the Wheeler Family

  • BCA - 2018.1491
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  • 1870 - 2001

This is the family tree beginning with Ernest Billie Agg b.1870 and his wife Louanna Baxter b.1865. Their daughter Edith Florence Agg b.1897 married James Wheeler b.1900 and this tree follows the Wheeler line.Names in this family tree.Agg ...

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Descendants of Emmanuel Bunce

  • BCA - 2018.1490
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  • c1832 - 1998

This is the family tree of Emmanuel Bunce who had a son Daniel in 1858, so Emmanuel may have been born C1832. He married Hannah Merchant.Names in the family tree.Absolom Baker BishopBroughton ...

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Descendants of Edward Pettifer b. 1718

  • BCA - 2018.1489
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  • 1718 - 1984

This is the family tree of Edward Pettifer b.1718 who married Sarah Broadest b.1718; they married in 1751Names in the family tree.Bowman Broadest CarpenterDrinkwater Godfrey ...

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Descendants of Benjamin Tanner b 1731

  • BCA - 2018.1487
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  • 1731

This is the family tree of Benjamin Tanner b 1731 who married Barbara Parker b 1738.Names that appear in the Tanner Family Tree.Akers Aldsworth Bailey Barratt BartlettBeale Berrisford Biles ...

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Descendants of Christopher Buckingham b 1863

  • BCA - 2018.1488
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  • 1863 -2017

This is the family tree of Christopher Buckingham b. September 11th 1863 who married Ada Pickett b. 1871; they married in 1892.Names in the Buckingham family tree.Basson Buckingham Burt Cadd ...

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Demolition of Market Square Garage & building of Thornberry Flats

  • BCA - 2018.1485
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  • 1998-2001

Adrian Simmonds put on an Exhibition in the Vesey room which documented the demolition of the Market Square Garage and the building of Thornberry Flats. The text below is Adrian's and was part of his exhibition.The demolition of Market Squar...

Bampton Community Archive

The Deanery

  • BCA - 2018.1484
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  • twentieth century

The Deanery has been on its present site for at least a thousand years. These photographs range through the C20th. Some pictures taken outside and a few inside. There's a newspaper cutting from March 2014 showing the sale price of £395,00 ...

Bampton Community Archive

Phil Addison and Terry Rouse and a choir boys' outing to Southsea 1947

  • BCA - 2017.904
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  • 1947 and 2015

Phil Addison and his family came to live in Bampton in 1940 to escape the bombing on the south coast. Phil was aged 7 and he stayed in Bampton until 1950 aged 17. He was in the choir of St Mary's and the photograph shows the boys L-R back r...

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Dinah Green - September 7th 1930 to October 21st 2013

  • BCA - 2018.1482
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  • 1930 to 2013

Dinah Lucy Godfrey married Ramon James Green May 15th 1954. Dinah always took part in events going on in Bampton. She made wonderful costumes for her daughter Esther for fancy dress competitions and in later years for herself when taking part in...

Bampton Community Archive

Colin Bathe, musician with the Bampton Morris Men

  • BCA - 2018.1481
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  • 1972-2000

Colin Bathe was a musician with the Bampton Morris Men for many years, but occasionally he would dance. He also went to Bra in Italy with the Bampton Traditional Morris Men in 1980. He was very good friends with 'Curly', John Titchener...

Bampton Community Archive

Colonel Michael Roberts 1912-2005 & wife Diana 1917-2013

  • BCA - 2018.1380
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  • 1912 2013

Colonel Mike Roberts and Diana came to live in Bampton when Mike retired from the army. His early army career was in India and Burma and he and Diana came back to the UK just before partition. An interview with Diana can be found at https://yout...

Bampton Community Archive

The Shirt race in the early days

  • BCA - 2017.847
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  • 1955-1989

Three photographs of the Shirt Race starting with one taken in 1955 and ending with one of Rocky in 1989.

Bampton Community Archive

Service in the Market Square, early C20th

  • BCA - 2018.1479
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  • early C20th

I was given these to pictures in digital format when I took over being Archivist, with no indication of who lent them to the Archive to scan, what the occasion was or the date. If anyone can help please contact the Archive via the link on the fro...

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Chris Timms, choirboy, sailor and fireman

  • BCA - 2018.1478
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  • twentieth century

Chris Timms aged 17 in 1943 wearing Royal Navy uniform in the picture. The sound recording was made on April 15th 2004 and Christ talks about his time in the Navy in a mine sweeper.Chris Timms and friend Michael Hirons in Church View in 1933. No...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Fire Brigade, second half of C20th

  • BCA - 2018.1477
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  • twentieth century

These pictures record various events other than fires the Fire Brigade attended. There are publications for the public and other individual items. If you download the pdf you'll find a caption with each entry telling you what it is and where.

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Bampton Fire Brigade in the early C20th

  • BCA - 2018.1476
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  • first half of twentieth century

The Fire Brigade in the first half of the C20thBAD444 The Town Hall seen from the south east in the 1980s. The ground floor arcades are nearly all windows. The gents toilets are on the south side where the fire engine used to be housed and the l...

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Bampton Fire Brigade in several competitions in the C20th

  • BCA - 2018.1475
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  • C20th

Bampton fire brigade attending fires and reference to the Brigade in old Vestry minutes.BAEECA Bampton Fire Brigade in full dress uniform with the horse drawn fire appliance. Constables the bakers had horses for delivering their goods and these w...

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Bampton Fire Brigade attending fires in the C20th

  • BCA - 2018.1474
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  • Throughout twentieth century

Bampton fire brigade attending fires and reference to the Brigade in old Vestry minutes.BAD1BC Men and a boy working the fire pump at a rick fire in the 1920sBA921A Percy Lane, fireman, attending a hay rick fireFirebrig Fire Brigade Regulations ...

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A few old photographs and newspaper cutting about Bampton Manor

  • BCA - 2018.1473
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  • early C20th

BA9AED - Bampton Manor seen in 1946.BABFC4 – Bampton Manor seen in the 1940sBA7D58 - Fire place and panelling in Bampton Manor, 18th century.BA603D - The main entrance to Bampton Manor. Stained glass above the porch in the first floor. This is on ...

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Concert programs in Bampton in 1900 and 1902

  • BCA - 2018.1471
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  • 1900 1902

img853-4 2 pictures of the program for the Patriotic Concert of April 17th 1900. People taking part included Bampton String Band, Mr Staples-Browne, Dr Oates, Miss Edwards, Miss Gray and Miss Stephenson, Miss Mary Oates, Mr Edward Bond, Miss Maske...

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Bampton Community Plan Report 2015

  • BCA - 2018.1470
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  • 2015

In 2015 most households filled in a questionnaire and this is a well-collated report of the findings. CONTENTS include:-Survey Coverage: Household QuestionnaireThe RespondentsTheir HomesTheir FamiliesIndividual QuestionnaireLiving in BamptonHousi...

Bampton Community Archive

Postcards sent home during WWI and WWII

  • BCA - 2018.1469
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  • WWI and WWII

Some of these cards were sent home to families in Bampton during WWI and others during WWII. You can see what is written on them and the dates they were sent.

Bampton Community Archive

Bill Govier's flower and vegetable garden

  • BCA - 2018.1468
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  • 2002-2004

A407,408 and 409 – Bill Govier’s vegetable garden 1987 and a grandson with a very large runner bean. Grandchildren with a lettuce sitting amongst the vegetables and others getting in the potatoes.A410 – the verge outside Bill’s bungalow opposite ...

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Cricket in Bampton through the twentieth century

  • BCA - 2018.1464
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  • twentieth century

Bampton Cricket Club 1890 to 1990.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. ...

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Bampton C of E School built its own pool in 1970

  • BCA - 2017.577
  • Item
  • Whitsun 1970

At Whitsun 1970 the school in Bampton opened its own swimming pool after much fund raising and a lot of hard work by many local people. In the column in the Witney Gazette which recalls events in times past, in March 2016 it reprinted a piece fro...

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Alice Puttock and 4 generations of her family

  • BCA - 2018.1466
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  • 1943 and late C20th

Mrs Brookes, Alice Peacock her daughter and grandchild. Mrs Brooks was the midwife and layer out! This picture was taken soon after the millennium.Lance Sergeant Thomas William Peacock, who died crossing the River Po in Italy 23rd April 1945. T...

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The Eeles family, their shop and family tree

  • BCA - 2017.787
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  • various

These are photographs and documents and family trees all to do with the Eeles family.EDWARD ~2 - Edward Rolls in his cousin's (the Hon Charles Rolls) model plane. Edward Rolls was related to Grace Eeles of Eeles grocery store (now Budgens 20...

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The Eeles family, here and in Canada and some family trees

  • BCA - 2017.525
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  • various from late C19th

This photograph is of the Eeles family. There are pages about the branch of the family that emigrated to Canada, pension awarded to Ebenezer Eeles and his discharge certificate and pension notification and a form from the dispersal hospital centr...

Bampton Community Archive

St Frideswide, A Legend of Bampton by Margaret Nettlefold of Bampton Manor

  • BCA - 2018.1463
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  • first half C20th

Margaret Nettlefold lived at Bampton Manor in the early decades of the C20th. I can't find why she wrote the play and if she had any group of players in mind. St Frideswide is reputed to have escaped capture in Oxford and come up the Thames...

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Horace Holifield invites the Bush Club members for lunch at his home in Ramsden

  • BCA - 2018.1457
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  • July 23rd 2008

Horace Holifield invited the Bush Club members to have their lunch at his delightful home in Ramsden July 23rd 2008. Fenella Gray cooked the meal while Horace entertained the members by playing his organ. Some members chose to eat indoors while ...

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Midsummer Fayer June 21st 2008

  • BCA - 2018.1456
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  • June 21st 2008

The Bampton Community Archive organised a Midsummer Fayer for June 21st 2008. It was a lovely afternoon; Doug Read and Toby played a game of chess which was shown by humans in wonderful costumes playing showing the moves on a board pained on to t...

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