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  • BCA-2024.8006.01
  • Part
  • 2024

The people referred to in the transliterated indenture are connected through a legal transaction which involves the transfer, sale, or mortgage of property.

These people are:
• Joseph Tomlin: Resident of the parish of St Thomas in the City of Oxford.
• William Routley: Resident of Bampton in the County of Oxford, identified as a
servant. He is part of the first group involved in the indenture.
• George Frederick Holloway and Charles William Holloway: Both from Bampton,
identified as printers and stationers. They are part of the second group in the
indenture.
• Ann: Wife of Joseph Tomlin.
• Eliza: Wife of William Routley.
• William Tipton: Resident of Osney New Town in the City of Oxford identified as a
shopman.
• Sarah: Wife of William Tipton.
• Mary Bartlett: Resident of Bampton identified as a spinster. She is part of the
third group in the indenture.
• David Plaster Junior: Resident of Bampton identified as a carpenter. He is part of
the fourth group in the indenture.
The selling and buying transactions described in the indenture appear to be as follows:
• Elizabeth Bartlett, widow of Joseph Bartlett, mortgaged properties to George Frederick
Holloway and Charles William Holloway in 1849. (Joseph Bartlett purchased these
properties by a separate indenture in 1842 from people including Thomas Denton who
was, at the time, Lord of the Manor of Bampton)
• Later, Elizabeth Bartlett bequeathed her properties to Joseph Tomlin and William
Routley upon her death in 1858, with the instruction to sell them and distribute the
proceeds among her four daughters.
• Joseph Tomlin and William Routley, acting on Elizabeth Bartlett's will, arranged a sale by
auction.
• David Plaster Junior became the highest bidder at the auction, agreeing to purchase the
properties for £350.
• Of this amount, £100 was paid to George Frederick Holloway and Charles William
Holloway (presumably to settle the mortgage), and the remaining £250 was paid to
Joseph Tomlin and William Routley.
Thus, the transaction involves the sale of Elizabeth Bartlett's properties, handled by Joseph
Tomlin and William Routley, to David Plaster Junior, with part of the proceeds used to settle
a mortgage with George Frederick Holloway and Charles William Holloway

Paul Ader

Will of Robert Vesey

  • BCA - 2024.6835
  • Item
  • 1635

There are three bits to this document.
The registered copy of the will starts on page 1 - TNA PROB 11/169/189
and ends - Acknowledged, signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us Robert Vesey the younger, Thomas Napkin, Edward Bush.
The probate act, in Latin, translated is in purple
The sentence of the court, in a case brought against the executor by many of the beneficiaries, begins - TNA PROB 11/169/421

Janet Newman

Laura Holman Jewellery

  • BCA - 2024.6834
  • Item
  • 2015

Laura Hounam,. Jewellery exhibition in the Vesey Room. Witney Gazette 22nd July 2015.

Janet Newman

Henry Box Pupils exhibit at Bampton Arts Centre

  • BCA - 2024.6833
  • Item
  • 1980

Photo of Henry Box English Teacher, Clive Williams and his daughter Katie taking artwork to be exhibited in the Art Gallery in the Town Hall. In 1980 Pupils from Henry Box were encouraged to put their work on public display.

Janet Westman

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