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Douglas Read explains High Cut Ploughing

  • BCA - 2021.2634
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  • 2007

In 2007 Doug Read helped the Archive make a film to explain the essence of High Cut Ploughing which today, is done at Ploughing Matches. It used to be done with horses and then little tractors and the high cut with clean sides meant the broadcast...

Bampton Community Archive

Douglas Read OBE A passion for the plough

  • BCA - 2021.2631
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  • July 2007

Doug Read had a passion for ploughing, in particular High Cut Ploughing most of his adult life and was awarded an OBE for his services to ploughing. He won many competitions and judged many. He also had other hobbies including vintage cars and h...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton C of E Primary School Prospectus October 2001

  • BCA - 2021.2630
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  • October 2001

This prospectus was created in October 2001 for Bampton C of E Primary School.At this time, Julia Evans was the Headteacher and Rev. David Lloyd was the Chair of Governors.

Bampton Community Archive

Evacuation. Why and How. July 1939

  • BCA - 2021.2629
  • Series
  • July 1939

This is one of several leaflets produced by the government and sent out to every household during the 1939 1945 war, referred to as WWII. The topic is Evacuation, Why and How. The topics covered include:-Why evacuateThe government evacuation sch...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 2004

  • BCA - 2021.2628
  • Series
  • April 2004

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from April 2004 and the topics covered and advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton Fire and Rescue Station Needs You!Photo of firefighters Mark Lloyd, Steve License, ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 2003

  • BCA - 2021.2627
  • Series
  • December 2003

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year. This issue is from December 2003. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESSave Our Post OfficeRenovation Work in the Market SquareAffordable Housing Needs Survey- q...

Bampton Community Archive

Debate about a water supply for Bampton 1934

  • BCA - 2021.2625
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  • 1934

At a meeting in 1934 there was considerable discord and some not very pleasant behaviour between councillors all to do with getting fresh water to Bampton.

Bampton Community Archive

The Dancing English booklet by the EFDSS

  • BCA - 2021.2624
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  • pre 1971

This booklet was produce by the EFDSS pre 1971 because prices are in old money and the UK went decimal February 15th 1971. It is called The Dancing English.

Bampton Community Archive

School class of 1930 in Bampton

  • BCA - 2021.2623
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  • 1930

This photograph was taken in 1930. All the children are named.

Bampton Community Archive

May Bank Holiday festivities in Bampton

  • BCA - 2021.2609
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  • circa 1974

Bampton always has a weekend filled with fun and laughter over the late May Bank Holiday. These cuttings talk about the Shirt Race and the Morris Dancing.In one of the cuttings you can also read about1. An exhibition of Arts and Crafts in the Tow...

Bampton Community Archive

Mini world cup tournament held in Germany 1976

  • BCA - 2021.2608
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  • 1976

Jason Seacole of Henry Box School in Witney was integral in England School Boys winning all their matches in the season. England beat West Germany in the final of the eight nations schoolboys' international in Dortmund in May winning 4-2. ...

Bampton Community Archive

Kite sculpture at Bampton Arts Centre Aug 8-22 1976

  • BCA - 2021.2606
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  • August 1976

Kite sculpture at Bampton Arts Centre Aug 8-22 1976 by Professor Kyle Hanton.The Bampton Arts Centre in later years was re-named West ox Arts and it is housed in the upper floor of Bampton's Town Hall.

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam. December 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2231
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  • December 1998

This is the December 1998 issue of The Beam. A publication by the Parish Council that is produced 3 times a year and given free to all households in Bampton. Topics and advertisers are :- The Bampton BeamVolume 13 No.3August 1998 Pg. No. Summary...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 2003

  • BCA - 2021.2599
  • Series
  • August 2003

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and a copy given to every household. This issue is from August 2003. The topics covered and the advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton Market Square Phase 2 Improvements by Grah...

Bampton Community Archive

Survey of local resident

  • BCA - 2021.2591
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  • December 2014

Bampton residents were invited to take part in a survey; around 1,500 questionnaires were completed as part of the project to draw up a community-led plan for the village, to help guide future developments by reflecting residents' views.

Bampton Community Archive

David Tomlin & son Arnie at the Steam Rally July 2014

  • BCA - 2021.2593
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  • July 2014

David Tomlins (known as Willie) and his son Arnie with their steam engine Bampton Heavy Haulage at the Ducklington Steam Rally in July 2014.

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 2003

  • BCA - 2021.2588
  • Series
  • April 2003

The Bampton Beam used to be produce 3 times a year. This issue is from April 2003. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton’s Pre-School Playgroup – New Building Needed – Help Required!The Skate Park is Ready b...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 2002

  • BCA - 2021.2586
  • Series
  • December 2002

The Bampton Beam used to be produce three times a year. This publication is from December 2002. The articles covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton Skate Park by Alan DunbarThe New Bus Services by Cllr Fred GrayBampton ...

Bampton Community Archive

Wenrisc Ward in Witney Hospital re-opens

  • BCA - 2021.2575
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  • 2015 2016

When the Wenrisc ward was closed in 2015 there was great concern locally that it may be permanent despite being told it was for refurbishment. It was with relief that it was reopened a year later.

Bampton Community Archive

Win Jones aged 94 beats covid-19

  • BCA - 2021.2571
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  • January 2021

Win Jones aged 94 is a very remarkable lady. She works hard at keeping fit and that is probably what has helped her to get over being infected with covid-19

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 2002

  • BCA - 2021.2570
  • Series
  • August 2002

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year. This issue is from August 2002 and the topics covered and advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton’s Own Special Celebrations for The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Tuesday 4 June 2002Sports Da...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 2002

  • BCA - 2021.2569
  • Series
  • April 2002

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from April 2002. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESParish Council and District Council Elections 2nd May 2002Photograph of flooding and Morr...

Bampton Community Archive

Classic cars owned by Doug Read. Models 1924 to 1953

  • BCA - 2021.2568
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  • 1924 1953

Doug Read OBE (he gained the OBE for services to ploughing) was a huge fan of classic cars and owned several over the years. These are four of them and show1. Trojan Tourer 1924 model owned by Doug Read. Douglas Read driving, passengers David Hun...

Bampton Community Archive

The original Duttons shop

  • BCA - 2021.2552
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  • c1880-1960

This is the original Duttons shop in Bridge Street somewhere about 1880. Note at this time there were just two windows, not four that are there today.In the second picture you can see George Dutton on the left and the 15 year old boy is William M...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 2001

  • BCA - 2021.2550
  • Series
  • December 2001

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and this issue is from December 2001. The topics covered and advertisers incluce:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESYes! The Mosaic’s Coming to Town by Sally Proctor, Administrator for WOA GalleryDesign f...

Bampton Community Archive

Freda Daniels as a young girl

  • BCA - 2021.2542
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  • 1930s

Freda Daniels was not quite 3 years old when she was dressed up to sell poppies in 1929. She was born April 13th 1927. The photograph of her sitting has '3 years old' written on the back.When she married she became Mrs Freda Bradley.

Bampton Community Archive

Some adverts from the July 2012 issue of The Bampton Beam

  • BCA - 2021.2536
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  • July 2012

These are just five of the adverts in the July 2012 issue of The Bampton Beam and are forLittle Westbrook self catering in Bridge StreetA personal trainerPrestige BuildingsBampton GarageS J Cooper, builder

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton celebrates the Diamond Jubilee 2012

  • BCA - 2021.2535
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  • 2012

Bampton celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II over 4 days at the beginning of June 2012. These are a few of the reports of some of the events which took place.

Bampton Community Archive

A letter marking the closure of Emmies, our Papershop

  • BCA - 2017.247
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  • May 26th 2012

In May 2012 our papershop known as Emmies, run by Tom and Silvia Papworth closed for the last time. The letter gives a history of the shop, the people who ran it. It documents not only the passing of the papershop but records the very active par...

Bampton Community Archive

The Paddocks declared a fire and virus hazard at over crowded caravan site

  • BCA - 2021.2529
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  • December 2020

The Paddocks has permission for 8 plots with one static and one travelling caravan supposed to be on each plot. These articles detail how this has been breached. It also reports on the death of someone at the site who had been placed in a car an...

Bampton Community Archive

The bistro in The Market Square, 2012

  • BCA - 2021.2527
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  • 2012

Many people in Bampton has a lovely meal in Bix Gooddy's bistro at Wheelgate House in the Market Square and were sorry when she felt she had to close it and revert to simply offering bed and breakfast.

Bampton Community Archive

Hanging baskets outside Adrian Simmonds' Store 1983 & 1984

  • BCA - 2021.2526
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  • 1983 1984

These photographs were taken by Adrian Simmonds and show the wonderful hanging baskets that he always had outside his shop, Bampton Stores. Tim Tomlins prepared the baskets for Adrian which always made the West end of Market Square a delight to see.

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Fair seen from West end of Market Square

  • BCA - 2021.2525
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  • 1984

These four photographs were taken by Adrian Simmonds from the upstairs of his shop, Bampton Stores at the west end of the Market Square in 1984

Bampton Community Archive

Morris Dancing in the Market Square by a visiting side

  • BCA - 2021.2524
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  • 1985

These three photographs are of one of the visiting sides to Bampton in 1985 dancing in the Market Square outside the Village Hall in two pictures and at the West end of the Square in the third picture.

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1986

  • BCA - 2021.2523
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  • 1986

These three newspaper cuttings are all from 1986 and cover the topics ofthe wedding of Margaret Pullin and Gary CartwrightComplaints about mess and rowdyism after the May Day Fair and much more council newsShirt race with pictures of several young...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1985

  • BCA - 2021.2521
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  • 1985

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1985 and cover the topic ofthe wedding of Karen Dowley to Alan Day; Sheena Johnstone to Michael Ellis; Shirley Ann Biles to Charles Reginal Hewer all at Saint Mary's in Bampton350th anniversary of the fou...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1984

  • BCA - 2021.2520
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  • 1984

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1984 and topics covered includeJanet Newman gaining her Bachelor of Education degree from Oxford Polytechnic which is now called Oxford Brooks UniversitySaint Mary's Christmas Bazaar with pictures of Hild...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1982

  • BCA - 2021.2518
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  • 1982

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1982 and the topics covered includeconcern over housing scheme which would mean some tenants losing half their gardensDarby & Joan club, WI Club,Buckland Road to be closed for up to three months while the ...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1981

  • BCA - 2021.2517
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  • 1981

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1981 and the topics covered includeMiss Oxford and Bampton May Queen Naomi DelaneyBampton School, Mothers' Union, Wives' Club, Pumpkin Club, Coin (numismatic) clubBampton MummersWest Ox Arts exhibiti...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1980

  • BCA - 2021.2516
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  • 1980

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1980 and the topics covered includeMorris dancingOur Youth Club members who took part in a 24 hour table tennis marathonBampton's first junior May Queen Tanya NewlandBampton Fair and Molly Cole's dol...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1975

  • BCA - 2021.2515
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  • 1975

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1975. Topics covered includeMorris dancingShirt race won by Frank Piercy with partner John Fox plus a picture of Barry Bowls after the racePumpkin Club grand weigh-inJason Seacole scoring 2 goals at Wembley t...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1974

  • BCA - 2021.2513
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  • 1974

These three cuttings are all about a trip from Bampton school to Paris with 39 children. John Coombes (incorrect spelling under the photo in the cutting) was one of the school staff who went with the children. One of the pictures shows Stephen B...

Bampton Community Archive

Cuttings from local papers in 1973

  • BCA - 2021.2512
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  • 1973

These newspaper cuttings are from local papers in 1973. Topics covered includethe Bingo club, coffee morning in aid of Cancer Research Bampton branch, Darby & Joan Club, jumble sale for the ATCSgt David Sturgis of the 1st Battalion The Royal ...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1972

  • BCA - 2021.2511
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  • 1972

These newspaper cuttings, all from local papers are from 1972. Topics covered includethe marriage of Richard Snook to Shirley Cranstonreports from the badminton club, football bingo, the bowls club, SPAJER's pensioners' party, the Darby...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1968

  • BCA - 2021.2510
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  • 1968

These 9 newspaper cuttings are all from 1968. The topics covered includeDeputy county surveyor faces a barrage of complaints including roadworks in the Market Square, Village green areas being used as dumping grounds, badly sighted new road signs...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 2001

  • BCA - 2021.2509
  • Series
  • August 2001

The Bampton Beam used to be produce three times a year and distributed to every household. This issue is from August 2001. The topics covered and the advertisers are :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESThe Shillbrook Wood by Colin AllportBampton Village HallR...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 2001

  • BCA - 2021.2508
  • Series
  • April 2001

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and a copy given to every household. This issue is from April 2001. The topics covered and the advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton Fire Service – Once Again It’s Crew It Or Lo...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 2000

  • BCA - 2020.2507
  • Series
  • August 2000

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year and a free copy given to every household. This issue is from August 2000. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton’s Services See Expansion – weekend social b...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 2000

  • BCA - 2020.2506
  • Series
  • April 2000

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year and a copy given to every household. This issue is from April 2000 and the topics covered and advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESCan We Keep Our Post Office and Bank? Use them or lose th...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 1999

  • BCA - 2020.2505
  • Series
  • December 1999

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year. This issue is from December 1999. The topics covered and advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESMillennium Bike Path Project by Jo LewingtonBampton Village HallFriends of St Mary’s by Jonat...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 1999

  • BCA - 2020.2504
  • Series
  • August 1999

The Bampton Beam used to be produced and delivered to every house three times a year. This issue is from August 1999 and the topics covered and advertisers are:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESA Woodland for Bampton by Colin AllportBampton Village HallFrie...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 1999

  • BCA - 2020.2503
  • Series
  • April 1999

The Bampton Beam used to be produce 3 times a year. This issue is from April 1999 and the topic covered and advertisers are:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESThe New Pavilion is OpenThe Recycling BinsBampton Village HallFriends of St Mary’s, BamptonBampton Ma...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 1998

  • BCA - 2020.2456
  • Series
  • April 1998

The Bampton Beam was produced about 3 times a year and a copy given to every household. This issue is from April 1998.Articles covered and advertisers includeAmnesty InternationalArchitecture Around BamptonBampton & Aston Meals on WheelsBampt...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 1997

  • BCA - 2020.2502
  • Series
  • December 1997

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from December 1997. The topics covered and the advertisers are :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESThe Library Needs Your Help – use it or lose it forever…Robert Vesey RoomVision of the ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 1997

  • BCA - 2020.2501
  • Series
  • August 1997

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from August 1997 and the topics covered and the advertisers are :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESFire Station Threatened? Bampton Fire Station could close if more recruits cannot be f...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 1996

  • BCA - 2020.2500
  • Series
  • August 1996

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year. This issue is from August 1996. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESCircling the Square – one-way system for the Market Square. Beauty versus Business and What...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 1996

  • BCA - 2020.2499
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  • April 1996

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and given to every household. This issue is from April 1996 and the list of topics covered and advertisers are:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBush Centre saved, five year planMeet the new vicar – Revd...

Bampton Community Archive

Granny Poole from Workhouse Yard, Weald

  • BCA - 2020.2498
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  • early twentieth century

Workhouse yard in Weald was a row of 6 cottages, two faced the road and four went at right angles away from the road. The two which faced the road were demolished at least as early as 1968. Today, the remaining 4 cottage have been knocked into t...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Traditional Morris Men, May Bank Holiday 2003

  • BCA - 2020.2492
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  • May 2003

All these pictures of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men were taken on May Bank Holiday 2003. Dancers include John Shuker, David Townsend, Martin Landray, Cyril Smith, Billy Main, fool Ray Borrett and musician Reg Hall.

Bampton Community Archive

William Nathan 'Jingy' Wells playing the fiddle in 1923

  • BCA - 2019.1847
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  • 1923

William Nathan 'Jingy' Wells danced, fooled and played the fiddle for Bampton Morris from the late nineteenth century and well into the twentieth.In this picture he is seen with his fiddle.The hat, waistcoat, trousers and socks (odd sock...

Bampton Community Archive

Drawings of Cyril Smith and Francis Shergold by Alan Beers

  • BCA - 2020.2488
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  • 1990

These two sketches were done by Alan Beers in 1990 and given to Bob West, who has kindly allowed the Archive to scan them. They are of Cyril Smith and Francis Shergold. Francis was squire of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men and Cyril had also ...

Bampton Community Archive

Tickhill Gala Day 1996

  • BCA - 2020.2486
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  • 1996

This was Gala Day at Tickhill in Yorkshire. Bampton Traditional Morris Men, Squire Francis Shergold were three of the dance sides invited to take part along with Yorkshire Ladies side Yorkshire Chandaliers and the now disbanded Broadstone Morris ...

Bampton Community Archive

Proposed changes to the Village Hall May 1980

  • BCA - 2020.2481
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  • May 1980

These plans were produce by Richard Money showing a proposed extension and improvement to the Village Hall, which used to be the WI Hall, in May 1980

Bampton Community Archive

Donkey Derby in Sandford Field 2019

  • BCA - 2020.2480
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  • August 2019

The Bank Holiday Monday in August 2019 was a beautiful hot and sunny day and the Donkey Derby was extremely well attended.

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 1997

  • BCA - 2020.2478
  • Series
  • April 1997

The Bampton Beam used to be produced and given to every household three times a year. This issue is from April 1997. Articles covered and advertisers are:-BAMPTON BEAM APRIL 1997ARTICLES AND NOTICESYes To The Pavilion – vote on plans to build a ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 1996

  • BCA - 2020.2477
  • Series
  • December 1996

The Bampton Beam used to be published 3 times a year and distributed to every household. This issue is from December 1996. The articles covered and advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESMarket Square – As You Were – plans to introduce a one-w...

Bampton Community Archive

Doris June Cleaver. Funeral service program

  • BCA - 2020.2476
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  • July 2nd 1936 to October 15th 2020

We are here today to Celebrate the Life of:My Wife of 61 YearsDoris June CleaverJuly 1936 – October 2020 * * *Doris was a true Bamptonian, the daughter of local builder and part time firem...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 1996

  • BCA - 2020.2475
  • Series
  • August 1996

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year and a free copy given to every household. This issue is from August 1996 and the articles covered and the advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESCircling the Square – one-way system for the M...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 1996

  • BCA - 2020.2474
  • Series
  • April 1996

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year and a free copy given to every household. This issue is from April 1996 and the topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBush Centre saved, five year planMeet the new vica...

Bampton Community Archive

Folk songs written out by Ada Tanner in 1926

  • BCA - 2020.2469
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  • 1926

These folk songs were written out in a little note book by Ada Tanner in 1926. It is not easy to find such things written between the war years.

Bampton Community Archive

Hand written Bampton Morris Music 1926

  • BCA - 2020.2470
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  • 1926

This music score was kept by Ada Tanner in 1926 but there is no way of knowing if she wrote it out. The tunes are for four Morris dancesNutting GirlRose TreeOld Tom Oxford or Old MollyJockey to The Fair

Bampton Community Archive

Music score for Bampton Morris tunes compiled in 1926

  • BCA - 2020.2468
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  • 1926

This music score of Bampton Morris Dance tunes was kept and covered by Ada Tanner in 1926. It was passed on to her daughter Vera Elward who has now passed it to her daughter Janet Newman. The dance tunes listed areThe Flowers of EdinburghThe Mai...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Mummers, 1926

  • BCA - 2020.2467
  • Item
  • December 28th 1926

In the Dec 28th 1926 issue of the Oxford Times an article was written about Mummers in Oxfordshire and at the end of it, the words used by the Bampton Mummers was printed.Also in 1926, perhaps as a correction to the wording printed in the newspape...

Bampton Community Archive

Dr Alan Cole's life story in his own words

  • BCA - 2020.2461
  • Item
  • 2020

Dr Alan Cole came to practice in Bampton in 1959 and was here long enough to have in some cases, looked after three generations of a family. He was 90 in 2020. His life story covers a part of world history that will not be repeated and makes a f...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 1995

  • BCA - 2020.2466
  • Series
  • December 1995

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year. This issue is for December 1995 and the topics covered and advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESPast achievements of and future plans for the Bampton Beam, retirement of the editor, Susan ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 1995

  • BCA - 2020.2465
  • Series
  • August 1995

The Bampton Beam used to be published three times a year. This issue is from August 1995 and the topics covered and the advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESEducation in Jeopardy - financial cuts and government testing programmeBampton Prima...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Traditional Morris Men, May 2018

  • BCA - 2020.2464
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  • May 28th 2018

The first picture shows the dancers of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men who were out dancing on May 28th 2018.Two dancers were unable to dance that day, Martin Landray who broke his ankle two days earlier when taking part in the Shirt Race and G...

Bampton Community Archive

History of Thatched Cottage in Church St by Terry Crowley

  • BCA - 2020.2463
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  • 1963

Terry Crowley, the father of Rosemary Linnet Sanguine, bought Thatched Cottage in the early 1960s and set about doing some research on the dwelling, which is one of the oldest in Bampton. This pdf documents his findings.The excavation carried out...

Bampton Community Archive

Funeral service for Rosemary Linnet Sanguine on Jan 16th 2018

  • BCA - 2020.2462
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  • March 1940 December 2017

Rosemary Linnet Sanguine was born on March 13th 1940 and she died on Christmas Day, December 25th 2017.Linnet lived in Thatched Cottage in Church Street after she inherited it from her father, Terry Crowley. Linnet was a great supporter of the Ba...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 1995

  • BCA - 2020.2460
  • Series
  • April 1995

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and this issue is from April 1995. Topics covered and advertisers include :-A service worth saving – Bampton Fire BrigadeBampton Street Fair – Bampton Pumpkin Club May Day Bank Holiday, VE D...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 1990

  • BCA - 2020.2459
  • Series
  • April 1990

The Bampton Beam was produced three times a year and given free to every household. This issue is from April 1990. Topics covered and the advertisers include:-“Edith, what’s going on upstairs in the Town Hall?”Art and CraftsBampton Environmental...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 1998

  • BCA - 2020.2458
  • Series
  • December 1998

The Bampton Beam used to be published three times a year and a copy given to every household. This issue is from December 1998 and the topics and advertisers covered included:- The Bampton BeamVolume 13 No.3August 1998 Pg. No. Summary of Content ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 1998

  • BCA - 2020.2457
  • Series
  • August 1998

The Bampton Beam was produced three times a year and a copy given to every household. This issue is from August 1998 and the topics covered and advertisers include:-August 1998 Pg. No. Summary of Content 1 One article on page one.FIRE!! EMERGENCY...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 1994

  • BCA - 2020.2455
  • Series
  • December 1994

The Bampton Beam was a publication given to every household and usually there were three publications per year. This one is from December 1994.Topics and notices covered and the advertisers includeEvery contribution counts! Aim to raise £250,000...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam August 1994

  • BCA - 2020.2454
  • Series
  • August 1994

The Bampton Beam was produced about 3 times a year and this copy is from August 1994.Topics, notices and advertisers include1994 Focus on Local Government1994 – D-Day AnniversaryHistory of Bampton Town HallThe Domesday BookBampton’s Benefactors, B...

Bampton Community Archive

Mrs Vera Elward raises almost £3,000 for St Mary's church organ fund

  • BCA - 2020.2453
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  • November 21st 2015

Vera Elward was 92 when she flew in a microlight to help raise funds for the restoration and enhancement of the organ in Saint Mary The Virgin Church in Bampton. Vera always gave much of her time and love for the church. She ran the Sunday schoo...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Traditional Morris Men 2003

  • BCA - 2020.2442
  • Item
  • Spring Bank Holiday Monday 2003

A few photographs taken of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men dancing on Spring Bank Holiday in 2003.Musician Reg HallDancers Jonny Shuker, Toby Perry, Cyril Smith, Billy Main and Martin Landray. Ray Borrett the fool dancing the fool's jig.

Bampton Community Archive

Spring Bank Holiday Morris Men 2003

  • BCA - 2020.2438
  • Item
  • 2003

Francis Shergold's side, the Bampton Traditional Morris Men on Spring Bank Holiday. Craig Godwin and Jamie Wheeler got their tankards for 25 years of dancing with the side, presented at Weald Manor.This was the last year Rod Stradling was on...

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Sunday practice at the Horse Shoe 2001

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  • 2001

The Sunday before Bank Holiday Monday the Morris sides in Bampton have their last practice. In these photos the Bampton Traditional Morris side can be seen in the garden of the Horse Shoe, their headquarters at the time. People include Reg Hall ...

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Young dancers in 1980

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  • 1980

These are the young dancers in Francis Shergold's side 1980, the Bampton Traditional Morris Men. They include Keith Rouse, Jamie Wheeler and Craig Godwin.

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Rumworth and South Downs, guest sides 1986

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  • 1986

May Bank Holiday 1986 the two visiting sides with Bampton Traditional Morris Men under squire Francis Shergold were Rumworth also called Manley Morris and South Downs. Most of these pictures are of Rumworth, the last two are South Downs.

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Postcard from Jan, Jasper & Andrew Walsh to Andrew West

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  • 1986

This card was sent from Jan, Jasper and Andrew Walsh to Andrew West in 1986.Francis Shergold seen on the left, Terry Rouse centre the fool, Tony Daniels behind Terry. Jamie Wheeler playing the accordion.

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Belgium. Boerke Naas. Sint Niklaas 1997

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  • 1997

These picture were taken when Francis Shergold's side, the Bampton Traditional Morris Men were invited to dance in Belgium in 1997 at Boerke Naas. Sint Niklaas . Some of our dancers and musicians include Reg Hall musician, Bob West cake, Lia...

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