Item BCA - 2018.1572 - Mr & Mrs Horace Morse, daughter Kit and Kit's husband Bill

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code

BCA - 2018.1572

Title

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

Date(s)

  • 1915 1945 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Extent and medium

pdf of 9 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

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 'night soil' twice a week and the ashes twice a week as well. The ashes were rubbish that later on went into dustbins. It was taken down the Gogg Lane and burnt. The night soil was spread on agricultural land as fertiliser. It wasn't until he died in June 1955 that Bampton was put on mains water and sewerage and that because nobody else was prepared to do the smelly job. Marjorie Pollard was very cross about the plight of Bamptonians having to put night soil buckets out so late into the C20th and threatened to go outside parliament and make her feelings known. They had a daughter called Kit who became Mrs Kit Jackson and she is seen in one of the pictures with her husband Bill and her father Horace by the workshop. In another picture Kit is with her parents standing in front of the coach with Southsea written in the destination window. Horace was the Town Hall caretaker during the second world war along with his other duties.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places