Item BCA - 2019.2189 - Bampton Brass Band, early C20th

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BCA - 2019.2189


Bampton Brass Band, early C20th


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pdf of 2 photographs

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Bampton had a brass band in the very early days of the twentieth century. The picture of them playing outside the Town Hall was kindly lent to the Archive by Barbara Daw. At that time the arches of the Town Hall were bricked up as the space below was no longer used as a market place, rather somewhere for the layabouts to gather.
The second picture was lent to us by Frank Hudson and shows the band along with their conductor Mr Henry Taunt. Mr Taunt was the organist at St Mary's in Bampton and the band members specifically asked him to be their conductor.

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