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This article was written for the September 19th issue of the Witney Gazette. It reports that the O2 telecommunications mast near Bampton has been faulty since it was first reported on August 2nd 2018. There is huge frustration with it being faulty for well over a month and the lack of communication from O2. Much fore information in the article.
Bampton Community Archive
Soldier in Military Uniform
possibly Ernest Daniels
This family tree of the descendants of Thomas Tanner b1668 and Elizabeth Simmes b1669 was researched and put together by Janet Newman. Family names within this tree include:-
Family names within this tree are
Akers, Aldsworth , Bailey, Barratt, Bartlett,
Beale, Berrisford, Biles, Bishop, Blencowe, Broderick,
Brooks, Buckingham, Buckley, Burchell, Butler, Cadd , Cato,
Carter, Clack, Cleaver, Cockhead, Cook,, Cooper
Cole, Cotton, Cripps, Cross, Dent, Dix,
Dobbs , Douglas , Downs, Easton, Edwards,
Elward , Fisher, Flux , Giles, Gillett, Godfrey,
Green, Hawcutt, Haynes, Hewish, Higgs, Hoar,
Hoare , Hunt, Jones, Kennett, La Croix, Lock, Lomas,
Lockey, Lowe, May, McGregor, Miller, Moss, Mullcock,
Neale, Neville, Newman, Parker, Pearce, Philpott, Preston,
Phipps, Poole, Portlock, Probits , Randall, Robins, Robinson,
Rose, Sandland, Shepherd, Simmes, Shewry , Simpson, Smith,
Timms, Townsend , Turner, Walsgrove, Wells, Whitlock
Waight, Wilkins, Wilson , Woodley, Wyatt.
Eulogy for Margaret Alice Snook
Eulogy by Rev David Battersby for Tim Tomlins
Photos of Mr Hemmings Morris Side at Cumnor in 1983. Bampton Morris are often guests.
3 Frames of an old film footage of the Morris Dancers possible 1930's, showing Sonny Townsend, Reg Whitlock, Bob Whitlock, Fred Pettifer.
Don Rouse, Trevor Hewett and Jamie Wheeler, have commented on Morris Eight Band as follows
Trevor Hewett – “The Morris Eight Band were: Colin Bathe, melodeon; Andrew Bathe, Alec Titchener, Trevor Hewett, fiddles; Curly Titchener, percussion; Francis Shergold, caller.”
Don Rouse – “The Morris Eight Band that Trevor Hewett mentions was indeed the first Band that I booked for an Oxford - Leiden Barn Dance in 1974. Frank Purslow used to play for them. From them were formed the Bampton Barn Dance Band. Curly Titchener and Colin Bathe with their sons often helping out. At the same time the Beaker Folk with Ray Borrett in charge were performing. Mathew Green and Fred Cook were with the Bampton Barn Dance Band and broke away to present their own interesting style of Folk music to form the Woodpeckers. Arnold Woodley then formed a Band at this time which I cannot remember their name. Can Jamie Wheeler help me. So, during the 1970s - 80s and 90s there were five very capable bands operating from Bampton.”
Jamie Wheeler - Arnolds band was the Bampton Bushmen. I played regularly with the Morris 8 from 1979 to 1983 and on an occasional basis with Beaker Folk from 1982 right up to 2015
Photos of the Military Funeral of Jason Mackie held in St. Mary's Church Bampton on 4th June 2009.
Reverend Philip Francis took the service. PDF includes letter of condolence from Prince Philip, Captain General Royal Marines. and a letter from the Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and the order of service.
Newspaper cutting mentioning the new Cala Homes development and the Path to Nowhere. Oakwood Gate