Item BCA - 2018.1517 - Bampton Morris Men, squire Alec Wixey

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BCA - 2018.1517


Bampton Morris Men, squire Alec Wixey


  • 1971 2004 (Creation)

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pdf of 68 photographs and 6 pages of notes

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These photographs are all of the Bampton Morris Men under squire Alec Wixey and cover the period of approximately 1971 to 2004.
MO1211 Martin Hewitt.
MO16F9 Team photo in Glebelands. Roy Barratt used to take a picture like this each year to make a wonderful record.
MO1F4C Roly Brown.
MO1FED Bampton Morris Men & friends.
MO2769 Dancing on Church Green c2000.
MO2A62 Martin Hewitt doing the Broom Dance.
MO2D5B Roly Brown.
MO306D Mathew Green playing the fiddle while dancing a jig.
MO3823 Roly Brown.
MO372A Dancing in Glebelands; Roy Dommitt has stepped in with the men.
MOAD1F Sonner Townsend receiving a silver salver from J L Hughes Owen 1975 to mark his 50 years of dancing and fooling with the Bampton Morris.
B0004 Dancing rehearsal for the Bampton Morris Men at the Elephant and Castle 1985.
MO2A62 Martin Hewitt of the Bampton Morris Men doing the broom dance in 1985.
MO3E17 Martin Hewitt of the Bampton Morris Men doing the broom dance in 1985.
MO0B05 Dancing in Glebelands late 1980s.
MO0B05 Dancing in Glebelands circa late 1980s.
MO1105 Bampton Morris Men outside Gothurst in Church View c1970s.
MO1114 Richard Buckingham 1999.
MO48E2 Sonner Townsend outside The Talbot.
MO5B58~1 Bampton Morris Men in Glebelands. Back row: Don Fidler, Arnold Woodley, Clive Tanner, Berni Basson, Graham Cook, Paul Wixey, Frank Purslow, John Buckingham, Jonathon Pearman, Sonner Townsend (fool), Ken Adams. Front row: Fred Cook, Mathew Green, Collin Leach, Anthony Collett, Brendon ? , Jeff Adams, Laurence Adams, Julian Fidler. Possibly 1975 the first year Arnold took out a team of all youngsters dancing.
a38 Bampton Morris dancer, possibly 1957 or 1958. Left to right, back row : Bertie Clarke (fiddle), Harry Hampton (fool), Pete Allam, George Hunt, Bobby Wells (cake); kneeling : Francis Shergold, Pete Wheeler, Rex Wheeler, one unknown youngster who may be Alex Wixey and Roy Shergold.
B0004 Bampton Morris Men at practise behind the Elephant and Castle. July 1985. Dancing L-R are Richard Wixey, and Martin Hewitt with Mathew Green on fiddle

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