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These are really good, old photographs showing members of the Tanner, Flux, Poole, Butler and Elward families from around 1900 through the twentieth century. The family group photograph of 'Buscot' Tanner shows him with his sons in uniform L-R William, Lizzie and John and with him front is his wife Sophia Hunt. Frank Woodley is shown with his wife Gertie Buckingham holding baby Frank. Hester Poole was a cousin of the Tanners. She lived at Besselsleigh; every weekend she and her daughter would cycle from there to Bampton and get drunk on homemade wine with 'Buscot' Tanner’s wife before returning home on the Sunday.
The wedding of Ada Butler to and Frank Tanner. Ada was the mother of Vera Elward who is the mother of Janet Newman. Back row L-R:- Sophia Tanner, Annie Edginton mother of the bride and the bride's father Bill, Hester Poole and her daughter Cecily, behind them is Dick Cotton the husband of Mabel Tanner, Mr Hunt, Billy Flux, Dick Butler and his wife Violet. Seated, L-R:- Mabel Tanner, Frank Tanner, Ada Butler, Lizzie Tanner (may be Lizzie Flux at this date.) Circa 1921.
Buscot Tanner in Queen Street. Buscot was Vera Elward's (nee Tanner) paternal grandfather and great grandfather of Janet Newman (née Elward)
The wedding of Billie and Lizzie Flux. Back row L-R:- Mr Flux, father of the groom, child of Tom Hunt and his wife, Billy Flux, Tom Hunt (behind) cousin of the bride, Lizzie Tanner, ??, Thomas Tanner (with pipe) father of the bride, Sophia Tanner mother of the bride. Seated, Ralph Tanner brother of the bride, Cecily Poole, Hester Poole, seated at the front the bridesmaids are Ethel Tanner and Mabel Tanner and young boy ??
Nell Tanner, married Ted Phipps and sister of Albert Tanner. Mother of Lou Woodley (Bing Woodley's grandmother).
John Tanner in World war 1 uniform. Son of Buscot and Sophia Tanner. Served in the Ox and Bucks Light Infantry and survived WW1. Brother of Frank and he worked on the railways in Birmingham after the war.
Bob Woodley (named on Bampton War Memorial) in WW1 uniform. Brother of Ada Tanner. Arnold Woodley's uncle.
Mabel and Ethel Tanner, daughters of Thomas Tanner and sisters of Frank Tanner who was the father of Vera Tanner who became Mrs Vera Elward mother of Janet Newman née Elward
Bill Butler in uniform. Father of Ada Tanner the mother of Vera Elward. He was the father of Dick Butler and second husband of Annie Edginton, who later became Annie Woodley and later Annie Butler.
Albert Tanner married Ivy Randell the sister of Madge Randell who lived across the main road from Weald Manor.
Lizzie Tanner in service in London originally then the vicarage at Kencott followed the Mill at Alvescot down Mill Lane passed the church.
Tanner family 1930s Frank, Ada, Vera (later Mrs Elward) and Stella.
Vera Tanner (later to become Mrs Elward) 1930
The 2nd wedding of Ethel Tanner. L-R Frank Tanner, bridegroom's mother Mrs Hewer, Stella Tanner (became Mrs Whitlock), Bill Hewer, Ethel Williams (nee Tanner), her daughter Joy Williams, Reg Tanner (Mary and Tommy Tanner's father), Sophia Tanner (nee Hunt). Circa 1941
Vera Elward (née Tanner) and daughter Jean 1944.
Ada Tanner on the right and daughter Stella (smoking)
Ada and Frank Tanner.
L-R: Bobby Wells, Ada Tanner Mrs Kath Tanner (mother of Mary and Tommy), Rose Wells, Ann Shergold
Bill Butler, 1930s father of Ada
Janet Elward in a white blouse on the front row and Pat Rose on her left; on the Isle of Wight in the 1960s. They were camping with the Witney Girl Guides.
Pyramid and club swinging group 1960s.
Jean Elward and Rosemary Ham 1950s.
Children staying with the Elwards 1950s.
London children staying with the Elwards 1950s.
Annabelle Newman, daughter of Janet and Graham, and Father Christmas. 1980. Somewhere at the turn of the millennium, it was decided that children could no longer sit on Father Christmas' knee. Changing times.