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Fenella Gray writes about the Bampton Community Shop

  • BCA - 2021.2528
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  • July 2012

Originally called the Bampton Charity Shop, it had a name change and a legal status changed to enable it to donate monies to other charities in Bampton. Apparently a charity cannot give money to another charity and Trevor Milne-Day gave his time ...

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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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

Blackbird nests in a letter box - early 1970s

  • BCA - 2020.2497
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  • early nineteen seventies

During a time when the post boxes were emptied by our local postmen and women who went about on a bicycles, Mr Cannons found a bird had laid her eggs in the letterbox at Bampton and Brize Norton railway station. All the post office men and women ...

Bampton Community Archive

AGM of St Mary's plus Clanfield, Aston, Lew and Shifford churches

  • BCA - 2020.2496
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  • April 1983

This cutting is from April 1983 and records the basic details from the AGM of the group of five churches which are Clanfield, Bampton, Lew, Aston and Shifford. The vicar was Andrew Scott and he had just completed his first year as the vicar here....

Bampton Community Archive

Ayrshire cow in a stream behind The Grange

  • BCA - 2020.2495
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  • early twentieth century

This peaceful scene is of an Ayrshire cow enjoying standing in the stream behind The Grange. It must have been taken fairly early in the twentieth century; by 1945 these cows were not often seen where they had once been bred as a general purpose ...

Bampton Community Archive

St Mary The Virgin seen from Sandford Field

  • BCA - 2020.2494
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  • early twentieth century

St Mary The Virgin Steeple can be seen very clearly from Sandford Field. There are more cottages between the field and the church than exist today. The one on the left is Sandford and has been much enlarged since this picture was taken.

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

Bampton Traditional Morris Men dancing at Bampton House

  • BCA - 2020.2491
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  • c1986

This picture shows 5 young dancers and a their musician at Bampton House in Bushey Row, probably in 1986. The dancers seen visually left to right are Martin Ferguson, Paul Townsend, Craig Godwin, Cyril Smith (not a youngster) and Joe Perry with J...

Bampton Community Archive

Jean & Peter Elliot and Maurice & Rene Wiggins

  • BCA - 2020.2489
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  • early nineteen seventies

This post card shows a picture of Jean and Peter Elliot who owned and ran the Talbot Inn in the Market Square on the left and Maurice and Rene Wiggins who ran the Horse Shoe Inn seen on the right.

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

1983 Shirt Race and Morris Dancing

  • BCA - 2020.2485
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  • May 1983

This newspaper cutting is about the Shirt Race and the Morris Dancing in Bampton at the late May Bank Holiday in 1983. Ian Baker 6 and Ivan Lomas 8 won the fancy dress aspect of the Junior Shirt Race. Reg Hall with his fiddle is seen enjoying a ...

Bampton Community Archive

Pumpkin Club grand weigh-in 1983 October 14th

  • BCA - 2020.2484
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  • October 1983

The Pumpkin Club used to raise funds to distribute amongst the senior citizens of Bampton. Sadly, over the years fewer and fewer people had the time to help run it and in the end, it folded.Amongst other things, they held a grand weigh-in in Octo...

Bampton Community Archive

1983 Easter Bonnet competition

  • BCA - 2020.2483
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  • 1983

Ruth Wheeler nee Shergold was instrumental in keeping the Easter Bonnet competition in Bampton going for several years along with the Pumpkin Club. This newspaper cutting is from 1983. There are three lovely pictures of Deborah Bradbury from th...

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

Poster for a talk by Professor Roger Jones

  • BCA - 2018.1607
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  • February 18th 2018

The Friends of St Mary's have recently been arranging a series of 3 talks, one in Feb, March and April to raise funds for the church. This poster was for the Feb 2018 talk entitled"The Graveyard Shift: surgery and body snatching at Guy&...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam April 1997

  • BCA - 2020.2478
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  • 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

Robert Colvile jnr, a year after losing his wife

  • BCA - 2020.2471
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  • July 5th 2020

Robert Colvile jnr, born to Major Robert and Rosemary Colvile of Weald Manor talks in the article about losing his wife Andrea a year ago to a rare liver disease called autoimmune hepatitis. He has two small boys were at the time of Andrea's...

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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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

Bush Club have tea in Ramsden

  • BCA - 2020.2452
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  • 1999

Horace Holifield of Safe Ride in Ramsden was a wonderfully generous man. He created an outer building with a kitchen and invited many groups to have tea or lunch there and he had a very good electric organ inside and would entertain people with i...

Bampton Community Archive

Bowjangles entertain in the Village Hall

  • BCA - 2020.2451
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  • September 29th 2012

For several years, two shows a year were put on in the Village Hall and this flyer is for one of them. It was for Bowjangles who gave a wonderfully skilful and funny evening's entertainment in the Village Hall Saturday September 29th 2012.

Bampton Community Archive

Bird's nest inside a letterbox

  • BCA - 2020.2450
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  • circa 1960

A bird was found to have made its nest inside the letterbox at Bampton and Brize Norton Railway station by Mrs Emmie Papworth who along with Mr F G Cannons was a post lady in Bampton about 1960. It was thought to be a member of the tit family and...

Bampton Community Archive

Bell Cottage briefly visible from the Market Square

  • BCA - 2020.2449
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  • 1998

This picture is of Bell Cottage which was visible briefly across the Market Square after Market Square Garage was completely removed and before Thornberry Flats were built on the site. The people living in the cottage at the time couldn't wa...

Bampton Community Archive

Trojan Tourer 1924 model owned by Doug Read.

  • BCA - 2020.2448
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  • c1960

A photograph of a Trojan Tourer 1924 model owned by Doug Read. Douglas Read OBE driving, passengers David Hunt, Bill Bullock, Geoff Hunt.

Bampton Community Archive

Tea ticket for Horticultural Society

  • BCA - 2020.2447
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  • mid twentieth century

This ticket for a tea was found in a pile of bits and pieces when clearing out a garage. Teas were sold to raise funds for the Bampton Horticultural Society. The cost was 6 pence in old money - 6d - so pre decimalisation of February 1971.

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton with Clanfield Church AGM

  • BCA - 2020.2446
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  • April 1983

This article is about the AGM of the Bampton with Clanfield and Aston, Lew and Shifford church AGM. The vicar was Rev. Andrew Scott and this was his first year here. Alan Keef was elected secretary. Hilda Pickard was electoral roll keeper, Tim ...

Bampton Community Archive

A view of St Mary's across Sandford Field

  • BCA - 2020.2444
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  • early twentieth century

This picture shows the spire of St Mary The Virgin Church in Bampton seen across Sandford field. It was taken early in the twentieth century. Today, a hedge obscures the view of the houses in the foreground but not all still exist.

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Traditional Morris Men 2003

  • BCA - 2020.2442
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  • 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

Shirt Race and Morris Dancing Whitsun 1985

  • BCA - 2020.2441
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  • Whitsun 1985

Over the Bank Holiday weekend at Whitsun 1985. Ian Baker and Ivan Lomas won the fancy dress competition held prior to the Shirt Race. Reg Hall enjoyed a pint between playing on the Monday. Terry Rouse danced in as the fool outside the Horse Shoe.

Bampton Community Archive

Pumpkin Club Grand Weigh-in 1983

  • BCA - 2020.2440
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  • October 14th 1983

The annual weigh-in for the Pumpkin Club, October 14th 1983. John Buckingham aged 21 had the heaviest pumpkin at 142 lbs. John Simpson and Ron Bateman both from Radio Oxford were weigh-masters. One pumpkin was found to have concrete in the midd...

Bampton Community Archive

Easter Bonnet competition 1983

  • BCA - 2020.2439
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  • 1983

A newspaper cutting about the Easter Bonnet competition held in Bampton in the forecourt of the Jubilee Inn. The judges were Jean Judge from Radio Oxford and Don Bradbury of the Horse Shoe. Debra Bradbury won first prize. The Pumpkin Club organ...

Bampton Community Archive

Spring Bank Holiday Morris Men 2003

  • BCA - 2020.2438
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Sunday practice at the Horse Shoe 2001

  • BCA - 2020.2436
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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 ...

Bampton Community Archive

Young dancers in 1980

  • BCA - 2020.2437
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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.

Bampton Community Archive

Rumworth and South Downs, guest sides 1986

  • BCA - 2020.2435
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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.

Bampton Community Archive

Postcard from Jan, Jasper & Andrew Walsh to Andrew West

  • BCA - 2020.2434
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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.

Bampton Community Archive

Belgium. Boerke Naas. Sint Niklaas 1997

  • BCA - 2020.2426
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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...

Bampton Community Archive

Fun with photos up in the Horse Shoe

  • BCA - 2020.2433
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  • 1999

These two pictures were taken in the Horse Shoe, licencee Alan Clarke, probably in 1999. Ted Poole is in one picture but the other one shows fun had with pictures and captions.

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men's party 1981

  • BCA - 2020.2432
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  • 1981

These two pictures were taken at the end of the party of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men when the dancers did a couple of Morris dances. Some in the photos include Billy Main, Jasper Walsh, Toby Perry, Andrew Lloyd, Tony Daniels, John Shuker a...

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March 29th 1981 in the Elephant & Castle

  • BCA - 2020.2431
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  • March 29th 1981

These pictures were taken in the Elephant & Castle in 1981. Some of the people include Rocky, Steve Pearce, Dave Rose, Keith Chandler, Fred Cook, Roy Shergold, Jasper Walsh, Lionel Cook landlord, Martin Ellison, Harry Ellison, Jan Walsh, Kath...

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Reg Hall 1970

  • BCA - 2020.2429
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  • 1970

A photograph of Reg Hall playing the fiddle in 1970

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Bill Daniels 1980 by Eric Stott

  • BCA - 2020.2428
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  • 1980

This lovely photograph of Bill Daniels was taken by Eric Stott in 1980

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Drawing of Francis Shergold by Alan Beers

  • BCA - 2020.2427
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  • 1990

This delightful drawing of Francis Shergold by Alan Beers is dated 1990. Francis was squire of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men

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