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Os Williams' family in the 1890s

  • BCA - 2019.2152
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  • 1890s

These two photographs are of the family of Os Williams and were taken some time in the 1890s. Os Williams was a fireman in Bampton.Os Williams is seated in the front row on the left in the large group photo. These pictures were lent by David Darby.

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Bampton Tradition Morris Men's Annual Party 1996

  • BCA - 2019.2148
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  • November 1996

The Bampton Traditional Morris Dancers held their annual party in November for years and invited the Swindon Folk club members to join them. When the Folk Club started in the 1960 the Morris side under squire Francis Shergold went to several even...

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WOAA Spring Exhibition 1974

  • BCA - 2019.2115
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  • April 27th to May 31st 1974

Poster for the Spring Exhibition April 27th to May 31st 1974 which included works by Anthony Baynes, William Bunce, Laurence Fleming, Richard Hobbs, Claerwen Holland, Angela Mulliner, Charles Mussett, Margaret Ralston, Gary Woodley.

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Bank Holiday Monday 1999 Morris Dancing

  • BCA - 2019.2147
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  • Bank Holiday Monday 1999

Morris Dancing on Bank Holiday Monday 1999The Bampton Traditional Morris Men.There are two more collections of photos from 1999 at2019.21452019.2146

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Morris Dancing Bank Holiday Monday 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2146
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  • Bank Holiday Monday 1999

Morris Dancing around Bampton on the late May Bank Holiday with visiting sides Manley from Rumworth and Chipping Campden.This is the Bampton Traditional Morris Men.There are two more collections of photos from 1999 at2019.21452019.2147

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Bank Holiday Monday Morris dancing 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2145
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  • Bank Holiday Monday 1999

Bank Holiday Monday 1999 Morris Dancing around Bampton and three pictures of a music session late in the day in the pub.Musicians are Reg Hall, Jamie Wheeler, John Grout. Squire Francis Shergold and cake carrier is Bob West.This is the Bampton Tr...

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Easter Inquirer being compiled 1974

  • BCA - 2019.2140
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  • 1974

Helping to organise the layout of this year's Easter Inquirer were Daniel Porter and Matthew Phillips assisted by Mr Brian Winston, chairman of the scheme sponsored by the literature panel of the West Oxfordshire Arts Associate. 1973.

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West Oxfordshire Arts Association (WOAA) Fair 1974

  • BCA - 2019.2137
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  • 1974

Don McNeil with some of his pottery figures on exhibition at the West Oxon Art Association's Fair. 1974Tony Handley demonstrating the art of country chair restoration. 1974

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Opus 5 perform in Bampton March 17th 1979

  • BCA - 2019.2131
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  • March 17th 1979

With financial help from Southern Arts, WOAA were able to get Opus 5 to sing in Bampton. The professional singers :-John VickersJohn WilmanTrevor OwenRoger HemingwayAlan FairsThey have sung in Worcester and Gloucester Cathedral choirs, with the B...

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Members' Exhibition Feb-Mar 1979

  • BCA - 2019.2130
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  • February 11th to March 3rd 1979

The poster advertising the members' exhibition to run from February 11th to March 3rd 1979. It was put on with financial help from the Southern Arts Association.Items created by 90 members were shown and for sale

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Review of the exhibition held in the Gallery March 1977

  • BCA - 2019.2125
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  • March 1977

Two cuttings with comments about the exhibition in March 1977.Works by Ann Manly, T. H. Cooke , J. Martin, Michael Brockway, E. Baylis, Anthony Baynes and Audry Lintott are singled out for praise while others are deemed embarrassingly amateurish.

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WOAA writing competition 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2121
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  • November 1975

WOAA writing competition November 1975'Prose' for 14 years and under'Poetry' 14 years and over'Drama' 14 years and over and 14 years and under

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Southern Arts December 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2120
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  • December 1975

Inside Bampton Arts Centre; diary and review. Article by Brian Mulliner about the beginnings of WOAA.

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Events catalogue for May, June and July 1976

  • BCA - 2019.2118
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  • May, June & July 1976

This is the little catalogue for May, June and July 1976 listing all the upcoming events.It also briefly list a few things that will take place in August, September and October 1976

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WOAA Events in May, June and July 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2116
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  • May, June, July 1975

This is the events brochure for May, June and July 1975 and a cutting from the West Oxfordshire Standard July 25th about the exhibition called 'Jackdaw.' It included many items whose attraction or beauty was incidental to their purpose.

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Events at WOAA August, September and October 1973

  • BCA - 2019.2114
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  • Aug, Sept, Oct 1973

The catalogue listing the exhibitions to take place in August, September and October 1973.John Birkhead - ChairmanAnn Manly - SecretaryMargaret Birkhead - PublicityN.J.B. Robson - Hon. TreasurerI.O. Welch - Hon. SolicitorThe panel members wereArt ...

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Spring Exhibition April 27th to May 31st 1973

  • BCA - 2019.2111
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  • April 27th to May 31st 1973

This is the catalogue of the Spring Exhibition of 1973. There was work by:-Charles MussettClaerwen HollandAngela MullinerD. W. BunceGary WoodleyLaurence FlemingMargaret RalstonAnthony BaynesRichard Dobbs

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A memoir of WOAA by Margaret Landray in 2013

  • BCA - 2019.2107
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  • 2012

In 2013, Margaret Landray who was a founder member of West Oxfordshire Arts Association, WOAA, which later became known as West Ox Arts, wrote her memoir of the Arts Association and this is her hand-written account. The association was the brainc...

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How it all started - West Oxfordshire Arts Association WOAA 1973

  • BCA - 2019.2110
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  • 1973

The first exhibition of WOAA contained work by 14 invited artists and over 100 people came to the private viewing, not just from Bampton but from neighbouring villages like Holwell, Westwell, Swinbrook, Standlake and Harwick demonstrating the achi...

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Descendants of Richard Edginton b.1807

  • BCA - 2018.1503
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  • 1807 - 2018

This is the family tree of Richard Edginton.Names in the family tree.Barrett Basson BellingerBone Buckingham BunceBurchell Bu...

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Gallery Exhibitions to come, January to April 2012

  • BCA - 2019.2106
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  • January to April 2012

This is a leaflet produced to advertise the forthcoming exhibitions in January, February, March and April 2012. The titles areColour, Pattern, RhythmNatural WorldCapturing The MomentLosing The ThreadPattern, Colour and Stitch in Textile Collage

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'Capturing The Moment' by Ann Manly and Dennis Harrison March 2012

  • BCA - 2019.2105
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  • March 2012

In March 2012 husband and wife Ann Manly and Dennis Harrison exhibited some of their work under the title 'Capturing The Moment.' Watercolours painted outside in Venice, Lagraville in France, Seatoller Bridge in the Lake District, Mete...

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'Images of Elsewhere' by Ann Manly and Dennis Harrison November 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2104
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  • November 1998

Ann Manly and Dennis Harrison, husband and wife were founder members of WOAA which later became West Ox Arts. They produced a huge number of beautiful watercolour paintings, nearly all painted outside in many parts of the UK and Europe. Nothing ...

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'Drawn To Light' watercolours by Ann Manly & Dennis Harrison 2002

  • BCA - 2019.2102
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  • November 2002

Ann Manly and Dennis Harrison, husband and wife were watercolour artists with a very similar style and love of painting outside, in several countries as well as the UK. This exhibition of their work in November 2002 had pictures created in Venice...

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George Fox exhibits in the Gallery June 2006

  • BCA - 2019.2089
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  • June 2006

George Fox exhibited his paintings in the Gallery in June 2006. Subjects are all from nature, some with the hand of man both good and bad combined. He shows a nostalgic side; a darker and quieter mood; the changing face of landscapes brought abo...

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Church Clock mechanism

  • BCA - 2019.2097
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  • seen in 2006

These picture were taken in 2007 and show the electric motor which now drives the church clock. It used to be powered by weight and pendulum which had to be wound up twice a week along with the weight that drove the carillon. There is a picture ...

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Bampton WI celebrate their 75th anniversary July 10th 1996

  • BCA - 2019.2095
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  • July 10th 1996

On July 10th 1996 the Bampton branch of the Women's Institute held a garden party to celebrate their 75th anniversary. People who attended includeElizabeth ChambersRose PittsRona Hughes OwensMidge NewmanJanet HuckJoyce LeeElsie ByeClare Edwa...

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The old Carillon in St Mary's, Bampton

  • BCA - 2017.876
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  • February 2009

The old carillon had to be turned off permanently in the end when too many pins on the drum had fallen out and simply would not stay in place when put back. The resulting sound was not good. When the drum rotated, each pin in the drum would trig...

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Award winning botanical water colours by Janet Callender. March 2007

  • BCA - 2019.2092
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  • February 2007

Janet Callender is an award winning water colour illustrator of plants and her work was on display through February 2007 in the Gallery along with mixed media artists Joy Perkins and calligrapher and botanical painter Isabelle Spencer.

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Let me tell you a story. January 2007

  • BCA - 2019.2091
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  • January 2007

Works by :-Korky PaulSue HeapMini GreySarah Garsonwere all aspects of an exhibition centred on storytelling for children. Korky did a talk and workshop, Mini and Sarah held a 'meet the author session. They are all active within The Story Mus...

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Brien O'Rourke and his seasonal pictures.

  • BCA - 2019.2087
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  • December 2006

Brien O'Rourke was a Morris Dancer under squire Arnold Woodley for many years and the colours in one of his paintings are those of the ribbons and colours worn by the Woodley Morris side. His paintings depicting the different seasons show a ...

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Inspiration from old Japan; theatrical masks

  • BCA - 2019.2075
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  • January 2005

An exhibition celebrating theatrical masks were on show at the Gallery thanks to Trading Faces Theatre Company.

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Stone and Wood Carving on display March 2004

  • BCA - 2019.2069
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  • March 2004

All the exhibitors are past students of Pat Elmore of Nutfield Lodge, Longcot near Faringdon. Some of the exhibitors includePat BannisterDavid BindonGordon DowellRon HolmesSheila LambertFranc MurphyElaine McElroyRon Holmes

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The beauty and majesty of trees January 2003

  • BCA - 2019.2036
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  • January 2003

A photographic exhibition on trees, not unsurprisingly called 'Forest' was put together by John Gillett the art director of SATES (Southern Arts Touring Exhibition Service).Paul Maple helped pupils from Bampton School see trees in a diff...

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Well found inside Castle View

  • BCA - 2019.2055
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  • 2003

When work was done at Castle View, which at one time was Castle View farmhouse, a well was found. When the work to modernise was completed, the well was covered over and is now under part of the kitchen.

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Girl Guides in Bampton C1958

  • BCA - 2019.1855
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  • c1958

Helen Cadd wrote"The photo was posted over from America by Olive McCabe, nee Olive Peacock back when the photo was taken . Aunty Olive found the photo in a set of drawers she was clearing out."One picture shows the girls along with Jim H...

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Lighter with the USAF 5th Air Force crest; it was in the Pacific from 1942.

  • BCA - 2019.2046
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  • from 1942

"The crest on the lighter is that of the USAF 5th Air Force that has been based in the Pacific since 1942. Brize Norton air base was handed to the USAF in 1951 and returned to the RAF in 1965. Zippo type lighters were very popular at the time...

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Mindless hooliganism

  • BCA - 2019.2047
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  • c2000

Nothing major but so annoying. Someone thought it funny to hang the rubbish bin high up on the Village Hall sign

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Wedding of Olive Peacock & James McCabe

  • BCA - 2019.2045
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  • 1950s

Andrew McCabe sent the Archive this photograph. It is of his parents' wedding, James McCabe and Olive Peacock, probably about 1950."In the wedding photo, from the left is my aunt Zita Donnelly who flew over for the wedding. I think tha...

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Dinner Party

  • BCA - 2019.2044
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  • early 1960s

This dinner party gathering in the WI Hall, now called the Village Hall, was probably in the very early 1960s. Sadly, we don't know for sure why the people were gathering but it may well be to do with the British Legion. Some names are on t...

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British Legion Christmas party gathering

  • BCA - 2019.2043
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  • early 1960s

These ladies were at a British Legion Christmas gathering in the early 1960s. They include1. Mrs Colvile2. Millicent Birch3. Edie Foreshew4. Mabel Dixon5. Kit Tanner6. Lucy Shergold7. Mrs Ellis8.9. Nellie Brooks10. Mrs Horne11. Ada Tanner12.13. A...

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Bampton Town Football Club 1910-11 season

  • BCA - 2019.2042
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  • 1910 1911

This old photograph shows the Bampton Town Football Club members in the 1910 to 1911 season. They includeBack row:- Mark Kerry, George Batts, Harry GreenMiddle row:- Fred Green, WAD Morris, Bill TannerFront row:- Fred Fox, F Robinson, Jim Pryor,...

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Bampton Mummers from 1946 to 2000

  • BCA - 2018.1368
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  • 1946 - 2000

Mummering has taken place in Bampton for at least 134 which is when Rev Giles mentions it in his book about Bampton. Don Rouse has written a far more up-to-date account which you'll find after the photographs. The names of the performers ha...

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A history of the Mummer's Play in Bampton 1948-2009

  • BCA - 2019.2041
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  • 1948 2009

Don Rouse took part in the Mummers nearly every year from 1948 until 2009. He has written this wonderful account of Mummering in Bampton

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WI Christmas Party for children c1960 in the WI Hall

  • BCA - 2019.2039
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  • Christmas c1960

The WI used to give Bampton's children a Christmas party and this is the group photo of the one in December 1946. Some names are known but it's impossible to show which name belongs with which child.(From the back but not in order)Susan...

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Fears of more fly-tipping with DIY waste charges being raised. 2017

  • BCA - 2019.2037
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  • September 2017

On October 1st 2017 Oxfordshire County Council were to begin a new contact with W&S Recycling which would mean people being charged to recycle items that were free. It remains to be seen if this will increase the amount of fly-tipping in the ...

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Ann Manly and husband Dennis Harrison exhibit in the Gallery November 2002

  • BCA - 2019.2035
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  • November 2002

Local artists, husband and wife Ann Manly and Dennis Harrison held an exhibition of their beautiful watercolours in November 2002 under the title 'Drawn to Light'They have been exhibiting in the gallery for more than 15 years and their w...

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6 Artists exhibit together in September 2002

  • BCA - 2019.2033
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  • September 2002

6 artists came together to show a mix of styles, techniques and media to show the range of the standard and work being produced by the members of West Ox Arts. They wereJuliet Dyer - potterMaureen Wilsker - potterRosengard Gunnel - photographerS...

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Exhibition called 'Divisions' in the Gallery 2001

  • BCA - 2019.2020
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  • 2001

The exhibition in 2001 was titled 'Divisions' and four artists showed their work.Felicity CormackJulie SmithKen OrganRichard MorbeyPaintings, drawings and sculpture in a variety media were exhibited

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Sticks of all shapes & sizes go on show at The Gallery January 2001

  • BCA - 2019.2018
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  • January 2001

An exhibition called 'Sticks' was put on in the Gallery in January 2001. Matthew Powell is seen arranging some sticks in the pictures. 33 artists were asked to provide a stick fashioned to his or her own style. The southern arts touri...

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Exhibition of Light & Shade November 2000

  • BCA - 2019.2017
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  • November 2000

Husband and wife Anne Manly and Dennis Harrison put on a wonderful exhibition of their paintings in water colour with the them of Light and Shade in November 2000. Subjects included scenes in Borrowdale and Ambleside in the Lake District, flower...

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Material Matters; exhibition in the Gallery Spring 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2003
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  • February 1999

West Oxfordshire Arts' spring exhibition 1999 included work by Salma, Jane Brearley, Janet Edmonds, Valerie Jeffries, Margaret Charlton, Denise Harrison, Jane Treavis, Gwen Hadley, Betty Murphy.The article about Betty Murphy who was 70 years ...

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Magical motifs by Louise Watson; exhibition April 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2002
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  • April 1998

Louise Watson had an exhibition in the West Ox Arts Gallery in the Town Hall in April 1998.She crafted exquisite amulets, sensual fruit cushions and various hand embroidered painting.

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Rich & Rare exhibition in the Gallery, Town Hall

  • BCA - 2019.2000
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  • February 1998

West Oxfordshire Arts hosted a wonderful exhibition called 'Rich and Rare' in February 1998. It was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Association.30 master craftsmen displayed work in gold, silk, exotic woods and silver; forged m...

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East meets West at West Oxfordshire Arts Gallery November 1997

  • BCA - 2019.1993
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  • November 1997

East meets West in a different sense at the Gallery in Bampton Town Hall from November 1st 1997. It's the title of the exhibition featuring the work of Oxford based painter Neil Drury, famed for the vibrant colour of his still life works and...

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21st birthday of the women's section British Legion football match v men

  • BCA - 2019.1992
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  • not yet known

21st birthday celebration of the women's section British Legion with a football match v men. Names include1. Jane Woodley2. Audrey Court3. Freda Bradley4. Betty Collett5. Joan Keyte6. Kath Walker78. Primrose Seacole9. Pat Curtis10. Sharon Fo...

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Art from all over the world at West Oxfordshire Arts Gallery January 1997

  • BCA - 2019.1987
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  • January 1997

Sally Proctor and Denise Davies are seen looking at some of the exhibitions in the January 1997 exhibition in the West Oxfordshire Arts Gallery. All the pieces on display are inspired by the members' travels around the world. Work by some o...

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A workshop for children at West Oxfordshire Arts gallery Nov 1996

  • BCA - 2019.1986
  • Item
  • November 1996

In November 1996 West Oxfordshire Arts held a workshop for children on the theme of Guy Fawkes called Sparklers, Rockets and Bangers.The centre's administrator Sally Proctor led the workshop along with Martin Bishop, Margaret Bishop and Clair...

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Vital showcase for amateur artists at West Oxfordshire Arts

  • BCA - 2019.1985
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  • October 1996

Four newspaper cuttings from October 1996 extolling the value of exhibitions for amateur artists at West Oxfordshire Art Gallery. The exhibits include oil and water colour paintings, jewellery, waistcoats and hats, stoneware and embroidery. This...

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Kathy Scott talks with Ann Manly & husband Dennis Harrison 1992

  • BCA - 2019.1983
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  • Oxford Times 1992

Kathy Scott from the Oxford Times talked with Ann Manly and her husband Dennis Harrison about their art works. They both love painting outside and despite Ann's failing eyesight caused by diabetes, she kept painting almost to the end of her ...

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Ann Manly & husband Dennis Harrison exhibit 90 pictures 1988

  • BCA - 2019.1982
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  • October 15th to November 5th 1988

In October and November 1988 Ann Manly and her husband Dennis Harrison exhibited 90 of their recent paintings, half done on location in a very cold Venice.

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Ann Manly & Dennis Harrison, Capturing The Moment. March to April 2012

  • BCA - 2019.1980
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  • March 11th to April 1st 2012

This exhibition in the West Ox Arts Gallery, in the upstairs of the Town Hall ran from March 11th to April 1st 2012 and was titled 'Capturing The Moment.'In 1973 John Birkhead set up WOA and Ann became its first secretary. Originally WO...

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Donkey Derby in Sandfords Field 2007

  • BCA - 2019.1978
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  • August Bank Holiday Monday 2007

Donkey Derby 2007 organised by the SPAJERS and held in Sandfords Field on August Bank Holiday Monday each. The money raised while having fun is to make sure Bampton's pensioners have fun; they are taken to the seaside for a day by luxury coa...

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Barn Dance held in St. Mary's Church in 2003.

  • BCA - 2019.1973
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  • 2003

This was a barn dance held in Saint Mary's in 2003 to help raise funds for the church. Bampton is lucky to have kept its retained fire service and the firemen and women very kindly move the pews both before and after the event. The Woodpeck...

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The Old Forge and neighbouring properties

  • BCA - 2019.1970
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  • 1970 2017

To the right of Cromwell House as seen from the road is The Old Forge, which was as its name suggests the site of a forge at one time but is now a private house, partly in Cheapside and partly in Church Street.Cromwell House may have got its name ...

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Call to fund a national memorial for our Ox & Bucks D-Day heroes. Autumn 2015

  • BCA - 2019.1969
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  • Autumn 2015

Witney Gazette, autumn 2015. Call to fund a national memorial for our Ox & Bucks D-Day heroes. Fitting tribute: The design for the memorial to the 2nd Battalion D Company of the Ox and Bucks Light Infantry’s heroic Pegasus Bridge operation ...

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Vera Elward aged 8 year old with her class c1930

  • BCA - 2017.1058
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  • c1930

This is a class photograph taken about 1930. Vera Elward was then Vera Tanner and she is the blond girl centre front. The remaining 27 pictures are of each child with their name underneathBack row L-R Arthur Beckley, George Bunce, Ronnie Peachy ...

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The Bampton WI banner is housed in St Mary's May 21st 2014

  • BCA - 2017.592
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  • May 21st 2014

With the rather sad demise of the Bampton branch of the WI the lovely banner, made by Pat Barratt, was officially welcomed and hung in Saint Mary's in Bampton. One picture shows the diminished group of ex Bampton members attending the little...

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Nan and George Dafter visiting his brother Bernard in the USA

  • BCA - 2019.1967
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  • nineteen sixties

Bernard Dafter used to live at Home Farm in the High Street. The farm buildings were behind the house and he rented land north of New Road when there were not houses north of the road. Bernard and his wife Phyllis Jean nee Sillman emigrated to t...

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George Dutton, Bill Mathews and his son Billy and Billy's grandmother

  • BCA - 2019.1962
  • Item
  • early twentieth century

Dutton the grocery shop also contained a bank and when the bank became Midland Bank and moved to a property next-door-but one, George moved out of the shop to run the bank full time and sold the grocery business to Bill Mathews. In the photograph...

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Adverts in 'The Beam' 2010

  • BCA - 2019.1955
  • Item
  • 2010

These adverts are all taken from the November 2010 issue of The Beam.1. Trevor Gardner, General Carpentry, fitted kitchens & bedrooms, door fitting, new locks, painting & decorating.2. Bampton Fax Bureau. Call in and send a fax message, ...

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Sales brochure for Weald Manor 1880 and again 1886

  • BCA - 2019.1953
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  • 1880 1886

Sale notice for Weald Manor on June 4th 1880 and another sale noticeFreehold & Tithe-Free pasture & arable land for sale August 2nd 1886

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Cast and program of WI Drama Group; 'The Plot Thickens' and 'Babes In The Wood'

  • BCA - 2019.1946
  • Item
  • mid nineteen sixties

The Bampton WI Drama Group under Hilda Pickard put on many plays and pantomimes which were always brilliantly done and greatly enjoyed.This shows the cast members of Babes in The Wood and The Plot Thickens, two short plays done either side of the ...

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Lomas and Ody family

  • BCA - 2019.1939
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  • 1938 1959

The wedding of George Frederick Lomas and Lillian Frances Ody at St Mary The Virgin, Bampton c1938. They lived in Belgrave Cottages, Church Street until the late 1990s when Fred, then a widower moved to a bungalow in Manor View. They are both bu...

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A brief history of the education at Weald Manor

  • BCA - 2019.1936
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  • eighteenth & nineteenth century

A brief history of Weald Manor• An Academy for young gentlemen is mentioned in 1790• Followed by John Beechey's Mansion House Academy in 1815 which moved into Weald Manor in the 1820s and closed in the late 1850s. In 1830 it was called a &#...

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The Life and Work of Tony Page 1928 to 2015

  • BCA - 2019.1937
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  • 1928 2015

The Eulogy by Tony Page's son Martin, gives a full account of his life. For us in Bampton Tony was in at the beginning of the Bampton Community Archive and did all the printing for the charity up to his death. It was through Tony's shea...

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Brigadier Rupert Crowdy celebrated his 105th birthday March 13th 2015

  • BCA - 2019.1934
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  • March 13th 2015

Brigadier Rupert Crowdy OBE served in the army in India and Burma and afterwards he organised the 'shipping' of coal into Berlin during the Berlin Siege. In 1962 he was appointed Aide-de-Camp to the Queen.

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Bampton Morris Dancers from 1894 to 1950

  • BCA - 2019.1678
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  • 1894-1950

2f. Castle farm. Barn or railway carriage in the farmyard behind the visiting Headington Quarry Morris dancers in 1949. George Hunt is the fool.2k. Jingy Wells with Bertie Clark, Bill Kimber, Sam Bennett and several named Bampton people.2o. Ear...

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Service in the Market Square, early C20th

  • BCA - 2018.1479
  • Item
  • early C20th

I was given these to pictures in digital format when I took over being Archivist, with no indication of who lent them to the Archive to scan, what the occasion was or the date. If anyone can help please contact the Archive via the link on the fro...

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