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Parish Council Minutes February 1902 re proposed well in Market Sq

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  • February 1902

Long before we had a clean, mains water supply in Bampton, everyone relied on water from wells. These Parish Council minutes, copied from the original minutes by Lloyd Hughes Owens, document the push for a well in the Market Square. It was event...

Bampton Community Archive

New National Health System July 5th 1948

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  • July 5th 1948

The National Health System was brought into being on July 5th 1948. This publication was sent to every household explain what the National Health System is and how it would work. The first part tells people to:-choose your doctor nowmaternity se...

Bampton Community Archive

MEP elections May 22nd 2014

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  • May 22nd 2014

On May 22nd 2014 there elections for our MEPs. Keith Taylor an existing MEP for the Green Party stood for re-election and was joined by Alexandra Phillips for the South East . MEP Laurence Stassen stood again for the South East and was keen for...

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Local elections May 6th 2010

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  • May 6th 2010

Martin Barrett stood for the Bampton, Clanfield and Black Bourton ward, Paul Wesson stood as an Independent for Witney and Stuart Macdonald offered his services as the Green Party candidate for Witney. Flyers for all three candidates are in the ...

Bampton Community Archive

Local elections 2014

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  • May 22nd 2014

This flyer for Martin Barrett, Conservative, was the only one to come through my door although there were candidates from other parties who, unsuccessfully, stood for election to represent Bampton and Clanfield ward at the election on May 22nd 2014

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Local Elections 2015 for Oxford, W Oxon + Bampton & Clanfield

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  • May 7th 2015

On May 7th 2015 there were elections for a Witney West and Bampton candidate to sit on Oxfordshire County Council. James Mills, Conservative, stood and got elected. Ted Fenton stood and was successful as the Conservative candidate for Bampton an...

Bampton Community Archive

Robert Courts MP Annual Report 2016-2017

  • BCA - 2018.1422
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  • 2016 to 2017

This is the annual report 2016-2017 put out by Robert Courts MP for Witney and West Oxfordshire

Bampton Community Archive

Letters regarding the proposed Inclosure of Common Fields in Aston and Coate

  • BCA - 2018.1410
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  • 1834

These letters were recovered from a box full of solicitor’s papers. They show the correspondence in 1834 between Rev. B Price, of Aston, Bampton, and Mr George Harcourt, who was the Member of Parliament for Oxfordshire from 1831 to 1862.Mr Pryce,...

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Old Folk's Memories collected by Lloyd Hughes Owens in the 1970s

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  • C20th

Lloyd Hughes Owens, headmaster of the National School in Church View up to its closure when the new school opened in 1960 was keen to capture the knowledge and thoughts of the 'Old Folks' of Bampton and this pdf is the result. It covers...

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General Election May 6th 2010

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  • May 6th 2010

There was a general election May 6th 2010 and the flyers in the pdf were sent to homes in Bampton and I imagine others also. They were from David Cameron, Conservative; Stuart Macdonald, Green Party; Colin Bex the Wessex regional candidate so I d...

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General election May 7th 2015

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  • May 7th 2015

On May 7th 2015 there were elections for MPs at a general election. There are a couple of newspaper articles here but the other 42 items are all flyers by David Cameron, Conservative; Andy Graham, Liberal Democrat; Christopher Tompson, UKParents ...

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Old Time Bampton People by Lloyd Hughes Owens

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  • 1970s

This album of 'Old Time Bampton People' was put together by Lloyd Hughes Owens in the 1970s. It's a wonderful collection of photographs and text covering topics and people - Bampton Fire Brigade; Morris dancers; William Nathan ...

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A collection of Old Time Bampton Places and a few People

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  • C20th

In the 1970s Lloyd Hughes Owens collect together all the photographs he could find of old-time Bampton and a few of people. He put them together in an album along with explanatory text and you'll find the pictures and text here.

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Death of Brenda Sapsford May 24th 2017

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  • May 24th 2017

Brenda Sapsford came to live in Bampton when she retired from being secretary to David Johnson, the NFU secretary in Witney. She was an active member of the WI in Bampton until its sad demise and she was also a very efficient Parish Clerk in Bamp...

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Election of Police and Crime Commissioner May 5th 2016

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  • May 5th 2016

On May 5th 2016 there was an election to choose the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley. Although more than one candidate stood, literature for Anthony Stansfeld was the only information households received so it was impossible to...

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Memories of the members of the Darby and Joan Club compiled in 1962

  • BCA - 2018.1319
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  • 1962

The Darby and Joan Club was for those who were 60 and over. In 1962 they made a scrapbook of members' memories. Topics covered include:- Morris dancing; Whitsuntide Garlands; the Mummers; Bampton Fair; Bampton Fire Brigade; Church, Chapel a...

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Tree planting on March 24th 1973 to mark Tree Planting Year

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  • March 24th 1973

Volunteers planted 80 trees allocated to Bampton through the County Council for “Tree Planting year” in the grass by the layby near Cowleaze Corner. The grassy area had been created when the steep bend in the road was removed c1971. Mr Doug Read...

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

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  • 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

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  • 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...

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Ros Altmann talks about possible effects if we vote for Brexit

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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.

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General election, June 8th 2017

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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 ...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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Liz Leffman flyer for June 8th 2017 General Election

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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 Lib Dem candidate flyer for June 8th 2017 General Election

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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

Pothole gloom of a County Council Chief

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  • March 2017

David Nimmo Smith said the County Council was aiming to maintain the roads as best as possible but admitted without £160m extra there was no chance of real improvement.

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Points for and against a super Unitary Council for Oxfordshire

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  • March 2017

For many months there has been talk of a Super Unitary Council for Oxfordshire. These articles explain which councils are for the idea and those against. Oxfordshire County Council, Vale of The White Horse and South Oxfordshire are for it, West ...

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Proposal for 160 more houses in Bampton and application passed

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  • March 2017

160 houses have been in the process of being built along New Road 2016-2017. They were not selling quickly when an application was put in by Gallagher Estates Ltd to build another 160 in the field at the bottom of Mount Owen and Aston Road. Coun...

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A letter to election candidates October 5th 2016 from Need Not Greed

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  • October 5th 2016

"Need Not Greed Oxfordshire (NNGO) is a coalition of nearly 30 community groups from across Oxfordshire. Groups in the Witney constituency area include Rural Oxfordshire Action Rally (ROAR), Help Preserve Burford Campaign, Society for the Pro...

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West Oxon residents can have say on proposed council tax rise

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  • January 2017

Toby Morris, councillor for Resources wants locals to fill in the on-line consultation. Government funding is to be cut by £0.75m and there will be a rise in the cost of waste and recycling by £0.8m.

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Parish Council of Bampton & Trustees of Bampton Playing Fields. Deeds 1952

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  • 1952

This is the legal document regarding the playing fields and the front page has on it:-Dated 1952The Parish Council of Bampton and The Trustees of The Bampton Playing FieldsDeedrelating to property situate at Bampton in the County of Oxford known a...

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Letter encourage 'Vote Leave' the EU June 23rd 2016

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  • June 23rd 2016

In the run up to the referendum June 23rd 2016 when the public would decide if we should remain in the EU or leave, this letter encouraging people to vote leave was posted to each house

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Annual Parish Meeting open to all in newly restored Town Hall 1973

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  • March 28th 1973

Mr Lloyd Hughes Owens welcomed about 85 people to the Parish Council AGM in the newly restored Town Hall in 1973. There is naturally a long list of items covered and it makes interesting reading 34 years on (2017)

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Mr Tony Humphris withdraws from election. Mar 29th 1973

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  • March 29th 1973

Tony Humphris, Labour, Bampton division (not sure if the paper spelt his name correctly) withdrew from the first election of the new Oxfordshire County Council on April 12th 1973. It left the contest to be between Dorothy Graeme Thomson and Kenne...

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Special & Petty Session for the year 1849

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  • 1849

This page lists all the Special and Petty Sessions for the year 1849. It is for transferring victuallers' licences; auditing constables' accounts; issuing precepts to overseers; to return a list of people qualified to be counselors; hea...

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Old Time Bampton People by Lloyd Hughes Owens

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  • c1973

About 1973 Lloyd Hughes Owens made an album about some of the old people in Bampton with photographs and text. This is the album

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Notes from Bampton Vestry meetings 1859-1916

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  • 1859-1916

These extract from the Vestry meetings are both interesting and in places I think very funny; it makes you realise there's nothing new under the sun where politics is concerned. With the establish of Parish Councils the Vestries lost much of...

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Domesday and Bampton - notes by Lloyd Hughes Owens

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  • 1974

Lloyd Hughes Owens sourced these facts and the cover Bampton, Bampton Deanery, Eynsham, Welde (Weald today), Shifford, Brighthampton andLew,

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The Conservative's thoughts about the In / Out EU referendum June 23rd 2016

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  • June 23rd 2016

Leading up to the vote on June 23rd 2016 on whether we should stay in or leave the EU, the Conservatives, who were in power at the time spent £9 million posting the 16 page colour brochure to every house in the country. This entry shows the broch...

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Letters of protest and pleading re inclosure of land around Aston 1834

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  • 1834

These letters were recovered from a box full of solicitor’s papers after the publication of this booklet. They show the correspondence in 1834 between Rev. B Price, of Aston, Bampton, and Mr George Harcourt, who was the Member of Parliament for O...

Bampton Community Archive

Duncan Enright leaflets, Labour candidate for 2016 by-election October 20th 2016

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  • October 20th 2016

After the country voted to leave the European Union, called Brexit, Prime Minister David Cameron resigned as PM and soon after resigned as MP for our area and this brought about a by-election. Duncan Enright was the Labour candidate for the Witne...

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