Shirley Boyce was an Evacuee to Bampton during World War II and has written an account of her time in Bampton staying at a Manor House (Weald Manor?). Which had been divided into flats. She later stayed in Aston. The photo is of evacuated children from Bow, London playing in the grounds of Weald Manor in 1940. Two boys Kenny Howe and Leslie Tucker were billeted in New Road with Mr and Mrs Whighting?
PDF copy pdf Funeral Service for Sheila Kathleen Daniels at St Mary's Church. Sheila was evacuated from East End of London at the age of six to Buckland. She married Bill Daniels from Bampton, and was involved with the Morris Dancers. They lived in Fox Close , Chandlers Coles and Bushey Row
Roger Barnes lived in Ducklington with his wife Margaret, instrumental in many Bampton bellringers learning to become method ringers. He was one of the top ringers in Oxfordshire and rang in the cathedral church and others in Oxford. He taught many young people in Ducklington to ring and to help those in Bampton. Margaret is also a ringer and continued to ring in Bampton and for several years has been vice tower captain alongside the captain, Dave Rose.