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1982 FFF&B ploughing match
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1982 FFF&B ploughing match
Tim Hook from Cote Lodge Farm
Series of Photographs taken early 1980 featuring some of the machinery on display. The photos are described as follows:
BA40FA~1 - Ploughing with teams of 3 bullocks, young boy leading the front bullock and a ploughman on the reins. Each team pulled a single furrow plough.
BA2357~1 - Mr Fred Hornsby at the front of the combine. Fred worked for John Henly on Bampton Deanery farm and in later years for his son Roy. This picture approximately 1980.
BA0C0D~1 - Detail of a traction engine. There would have been one at opposite sides of the field and the implement, such as a plough or potato drill, would be pulled from side to side by the steel hawser seen here under the engine. The engine provided the power to turn the cable drum to wind in the cable. Originally the engine would have been fired by solid fuel but many were later converted to run on oil.
BABDA1~1 - Douglas Read, OBE born 1926 taking part in a ploughing match. Doug got his MBE several years after this picture was taken and it was for services to ploughing. He has was national ploughing match champion more than once and in later years was a judge for the High Cut class at the Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins and Burford Ploughing Match. (Known to many locals as the 3Fs and a B).
BA4883~1 - The driver of a plough being drawn across the field by a traction engine at the Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins and Burford Ploughing match.
Plan of the Lew Estate, Oxfordshire divided into coloured sections/Lots for sale by auction by Messrs Knight, Frank and Rutley .
Third of 3 Second Edition 1899 Ordnance Survey Maps Showing Mount Owen Road towards Lew. There are some pencil notes and some fields are coloured yellow.
The following places are shown
Mount Owen Farm
Second of three Second Edition 1899 Ordnance Survey Maps showing Black Bourton, Cowleaze Corner to Central Bampton
and shows the following places
New Inn Lane
Weald Manor House
First of three Second Edition 1899 Ordnance Survey Maps showing Central Bampton, north & south, east nearly to Aston, Someone has annotated the map with pencil showing who owns various fields, and when bought and the cost.
Names of people owning fields
JG Andrews Trustees
Stevens of Calais Farm
Sold 18th May 1950 L H Saunders for £400
Sold 18th May 1950 Mr Read for £700
Sold 18th May 1950 to F A Gerring for £2275
Places shown on Map in 1899 as follows:
New Inn Lane
Ordnance Survey Map Dated 1922. showing villages from Grafton Clanfield, Alvescot, Bampton south to Thames, Aston, Chimney
There are pencil notes on the map difficult to read'
The places printed on map are as follows
Elephant and Castle
Mount Owen Farm
New Inn Lane
Old Gravel Pit
Weald Manor House
Lower Haddon Farm
Bates Land Farm
Manor Farm Alvescot
Old Chapel Pit
Red Lion PH
Royal George PH
St Peters Church
Grafton Green Farm
Little Clanfield Mill
Radcot New Buildings
Ashton Pill Bridge
Cradle Bridge (Foot)
Entrenchment The Garrison
River Thames or Isis
Old Mans Bridge
Clanfield Weir Farm
Friar's Court Monastry
East Gloucestershire Branch Railway
St Marys Church
Isle of Wight Bridge
Aston, Cote and Chimney
Girls Training Home
Old Clay Pit
St James Church
St Swithins Church
Ordnance Survey Plan SP3002-3102 dated 1971. Cowleaze Corner, Weald to Aston, north to Horse Shoe
and showing the following places and buildings
College Farm House
Ham Court Cottages
Lime Tree Cottages
The Old Farmhouse
Weald Farm Cottages
Weald Manor Cottage
Weald Manor Farm
Indenture Document dated May 10th 1808, with reference to rents and land at Bampton and yeomen Edward Whitaker, Joseph Andrews, John Fludger Salisbury, Barnard Green, John Shingleton, William Williams, Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend. Transcript as follows, see notes at end.
This Indenture made the tenth day of May in the forty eighth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of the united Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight Between Edward Whitaker of Bampton in the County of Oxford Esquire Joseph Andrews of Bampton aforesaid, Surgeon John Fludger Salisbury late of Bampton aforesaid but now of the City of Oxford Surgeon Barnard Green of Bampton aforesaid Cow Leech John Shingleton of Bampton aforesaid yeoman William Williams of Bampton aforesaid yeoman Thomas Gillet of Weald in the Parish of Bampton aforesaid yeoman and Thomas Townsend of Weald aforesaid yeoman of the one part and William Andrews of Bampton aforesaid Butcher of the other part Witnesseth that for and in the Consideration of the Yearly rents Covenants payments and agreements herein reserved mentioned and contained which on the part and behalf of the said William Andrews are and ought to be done performed and kept according to the time intent and meaning of these presents They the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend Have and each of them Hath devised and to farm let and set and by these Presents Do and each of them Doth demise and to farm let and set into the said Willima Andrews All those two closes or inclosed grounds of pasture called Moor Close and Rake Ready Lane containing by Estimation eleven acres (more or less) lying and being in Bampton aforesaid Except and always reserved into the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrew John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs and assigns out of this present demise all Timber and other Trees whatsoever and of what nature or kind soever now standing growing or being in or upon the said Premises or any part thereof or which shall during the Term hereby granted stand grow or be in or upon the same premises with free Liberty of Ingress Egress Regress way and passage to and the said Eward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs and assigns and their Servants Workmen Horses Teams Carts and Carriages to fell cut down dig grub up take and carry away the same at their free will and pleasure To have and to hold the said Closes or inclosed Grounds and every part and parcel thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said William Andrews his Executors and administrators from the fifth day of April last for and during and unto the full end and term of seven years from thence next ensuing and fully to be complete and ended Yielding and paying therefore yearly and every year during the said Term unto the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs or assigns the rent or the Sum of twenty seven pounds of lawful Money by two half yearly payments that is to say on the tenth day of October and the fifth day of April yearly the first payment to begin and be made on the tenth day of October next ensuing the date thereof and so continue to be paid half yearly during the said Term and also yielding and paying on the days and times and in manner aforesaid unto the said Eward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs or assigns the further yearly sum of twenty pounds for each acres of the said hereby demised premises and so in proportion for more than an acre which the said William Andrews his Executor or administrators shall plough dig up or convert into tillage the first payment thereof to begin and made on such of the said days of payment as shall happen next after such ploughing digging up and converting into Tillage and so continue to be paid half yearly during the said term And the said William Andrews for himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators doth covenant promise and agree to and with the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs and assigns by these presents in manner and form following that is to say that he the said William Andrews his Executors or Administrators or some or one of them shall and will well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs and Assigns the said yearly rents or Sums of Money on the days and times and in manner aforesaid without making any deduction or abatement whatsoever And that if the said rents or Sums of Money or any part thereof shall be behind or unpaid in part or in all for the space of twenty one days next after either of the said days or times of payment whereon the same ought to be paid as aforesaid being lawfully demanded or if the said William Andrews shall assign this present Lease or subdemise the said Premises hereby leased or any part thereof without the License or consent of the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs and Assigns under their Hands and Seals first had and obtained that then and in either of the said cases it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs and Assigns into and upon the said demised premises or any part thereof in the name of the whole to reenter and the same to have again repossess and reenjoy as in their first and former Estate or Estates any thing herein contained to the contrary thereof in any wise howsoever notwithstanding And also that he the said William Andrews his Executors and Administrators shall and will pay bear and discharge all and all manner of Taxes rates Levies charges and assessments whatso ever as well parliamentary as parochial which shall or may be taxed rated charged or assessed on the said premises or for or in respect thereof or of any part thereof or on the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs and Assigns for or in respect thereof the Landtax Landlord’s property tax and quitrent only excepted which the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend do hereby covenant to pay bear and discharge or abate deduct and allow out of the said hereby reserved rents And that the said William Andrews his Executors and Administrators shall and will during the said Term keep all the Gates Stiles Hedges Mounds and Fences of and belonging to the said premises in good and perfect repair and at the end of the said Term leave the same in such good and perfect repair and shall not nor will lop or top any Maiden Tree or lop or Shroud any other Tree or cut the Hedges of the said Premises but at the proper and Seasonable time of the year nor more than once in the said Term and shall not mow the Grass more than once in each year of the said Term and the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend for themselves their Heirs and Assigns do covenant with the said William Andrews his Executors and Administrators that he the said William Andrews his executors and administrators paying the said rents and performing the said covenants according to the true intent and meaning hereof shall and may peaceable and quietly have hold occupy and possess and enjoy the said demised premises with the appurtenances during the said Term without the lawful let suit Trouble Hindrance Molestation Interruption or denide of or by them the said Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury Barnard Green John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet and Thomas Townsend their Heirs and Assigns In Witness thereof all the said parties to these presents have hereto set their respective Hands and Seals the day and year first above written
John Fludger Salisbury
(no signature of Barnard Green next to the seal)
Sealed and delivered by the within named Edward Whitaker Joseph Andrews John Fludger Salisbury John Shingleton William Williams Thomas Gillet Thomas Townsend and Willima Andrews in the presence of
Thom Broad Macey
Sealed and delivered by the within named William Williams In the presence of
Feoffees of Moor Close and Lake Ready Bampton to Mr Wm Andrews
Lease for 7 years from April 5 1808