Item BCA - 2017.1116 - Terry Crowley's memories of people who took an active part in the life of Bampton 1983-1985

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Terry Crowley's memories of people who took an active part in the life of Bampton 1983-1985


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pdf of one document and 81 photographs

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Terry Crowley

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In 1983 Terry Crowley began taking photographs of people in Bampton who worked here, or were born here, or worked for charities here or any combination. It was before the days of digital photography so it was unusual for someone to think to record the every-day life of Bampton's people. These photographs are scans of his pictures and they include Adrian Simmonds shop keeper; Anthony Wakeham potter; Arnold Woodley musician, dancer, parish councilor, horticultural society and pumpkin club; Arthur Beckley, water engineer and fire brigade chief; Arthur Gerring farmer; retired Bishop Donald Casson & wife Marian, church council, WI officer; Countess Peggy Munster from Bampton Manor; Cyril Smith Morris dancer & wife Margaret, home help; doctors Bob Landray, West Ox Arts, Matthew Perry youth club organiser, Dr Mackenzie, Alan Cole W.O.F.C.; Francis Shergold head gardener Weald Manor & squire of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men, his sister Ruth Wheeler, Bush Club helper; Fred Lomas plant operator then guard at the Midland Bank, Jim Gascoigne; George W.P. Dafter 28 years a postman; Jack Horne HGV driver, horticultural society member and Challenge Cup donor; Jean & Peter Elliott landlords of the Talbot Hotel; John Gooddey N.H.S. administrator & cancer appeal organiser; John Hammond milk delivery man; Tony Allam the baker at Constables & wife Josephine; Judith Warwick Sunday School supervisor, publicity secretary for West Ox Arts & pre school playgroup; Lyn Evans school assistant, treasurer pre school playgroup; Lynn & John Shuker licensee at The Eagle; Major Robert Colvile of Weald Manor churchwarden, chairman of the PCC, charity trustee; Mary & Dorothy Basson shop assistants; Dor Graeme Thompson County Councilor, president of West Ox Arts, chairman of school governors; Hilda Kent driving instructor, charity worker, decorator of foyer at Bush Club, SPAJER member, West Ox Arts; Margaret Howse taxi driver, hospital taxi driver and SPAJER; Marjorie Cashmore WI member, West Ox Arts; Marjorie Inkster, Sheila Brookson, Meg Carter, Kath Bullen & Barbara Michael all Mothers' Union members; Ada Tanner taught garland making, Irene Sharp organised Bush Club; Ann Ferguson Mothers' Union; Ann Shergold, wife of Francis cook at Weald Manor; Anne Franks WI officer; Anne Manly artist, West Ox Arts; Anne Stevens church worker & flower organiser; Audrey Taylor librarian, church worker, parish councilor, president WI, Darby & Joan, baby clinic receptionist; Betty Lock, Mary Farmer & Daphne Gaydon all Mothers' Union; Mrs Clavey & Dora Townsend born here; Edie Foreshew Royal British Legion and Mothers' Union; Elizabeth Banham; Dr Alan Gaydon churchwarden; Elizabeth George West Ox Arts, WI; Emmie Papworth newsagent, Baptist Sunday school teacher, post woman; Fay Ham shopkeeper & Mrs Bartlett her assistant; Frances Cole WI president, Red Cross worker, chiropody clinic organiser, Bush Club cook from 1985; Frances Henly farmer's wife, WI president, Darby & Joan, Red Cross; Fred Bradley postwoman, housekeeper, barmaid, pumpkin club; Hilda Pickard drama director, churchwarden, flower arranger, WI and husband Sid Pickard design engineer, church worker and member of Witney orchestra; Jane Whiteley church worker; Jean Howell WRVS, Meals on Wheels, WI; Glady O'Brien & Margaret Wythes WI members; Joan Handford Mothers' Union, Gertie Wiltshire lived here all her life; Lucy Slater; Wendy Crowley sculptor, Sunday School supervisor, West Ox Arts, WI, Darby & Joan; Mabel 'May' Rose church worker; Margaret Edwards practice sister, church worker, WI member; Marian Stevens home help; Dorothea Bell church worker, WI treasurer; Marjorie Bullen Red Cross organiser; Mavis Newing health visitor, initiator of the Bush Club; Molly Kavanagh Darby & Joan, Wives club, West Ox Arts; Molly Smith local Conservative chairman; Rhona Hughes Owens, church council, Darby & Joan; Rose Gerring wife of Arthur WI, Mothers' Union; Sarah Evans sacristan; Rev Andrew Scott incumbent; Sheila Brookson president numismatic society, Meals on Wheels, Darby & Joan; Liz Banham & Abi Rooney Meals on Wheels; Susan Phillips Meals on Wheel, parish councilor, West Ox Arts, creator of The Beam; Vera Elward school cook, then assistant then teacher and pianist and her mother Ada Tanner taught flower garland making; Wendy Crowley, Myra Rose & Vera Elward ran the Sunday school; Win Woodley treasurer Horticultural society; Ted Lee bellringer & Meals on Wheels, wife Joyce WI president, Meals on Wheels, Mothers' Union; Terry Argles organised the Bush Club, church worker, youth club; Terry Crowley organiser of the photograph albums; Terry Rouse farmer, bellringer, churchwarden, Morris dancer choirboy in youth; Janet Newman teacher; Reg Rouse farmer, churchwarden, bellringer, church secretary and daughter Teresa Piercy born here; Warren Green organist at St Mary's, public school teacher of music, local historian, artist; Bill Lock builder.

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