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Pre Inclosure map of Clanfield, Bampton, Aston & Yelford

  • BCA - 2020.2392
  • Item
  • 1624

The map is pre Inclosure and covers Clanfield, Bampton, Aston and Yelford. The note with the Yelford map says it was from a map of 1624/5. A note at the right side of the page suggests all these details were pulled together from various sources in 1833 which is post Inclosure, which for the Bampton area was 1821. I can't work out what maps were used for the non-Yelford map but it says HHH is Aston 1771.

Bampton Community Archive

Ploughing Match FFF&B 1980

  • BCA - 2022.3965
  • Item
  • 1988

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.

Janet Westman

Percy Sheppard

  • BCA - 2021.3180
  • Item
  • 2021

Percy Sheppard

Nik Stanbridge

Ordnance Survey Plan SP3002-3102 1971. Cowleaze Corner Weald to Aston Road

  • BCA - 2022.3829
  • Item
  • 1971

Ordnance Survey Plan SP3002-3102 dated 1971. Cowleaze Corner, Weald to Aston, north to Horse Shoe
and showing the following places and buildings
Ashtree
Aulnoy
Backhouse Farm
Bournemead
Brook Farm
Brook House
Buckland Road
Caravan Park
Cheyne Lane
Clanfield Road
College Farm House
Corner Farm
Cowleaze Corner
Cricket Field
Dunlaoghaire
Fisher's Bridge
Gate Cottage
Glebe Cottage
Glebe Farm
Ham Court
Ham Court Cottages
Highmoor House
Knapps Farm
Lime Tree Cottages
Mill Bridge
Mill Green
Orchard Cottage
Primrose Cottages
Rose Cottage
Shill Brook
Shrangi-la
Spring Cottages
St Frideswide
Stable Cottage
Sunny view
Sunnyside
Thatch Cottage
The Bungalow
The Lodge
The Old Farmhouse
Weald Farm
Weald Farm Cottages
Weald Manor
Weald Manor Cottage
Weald Manor Farm

Janet Westman

Ordnance Survey Map dated 1922 Grafton to Chimney including villages

  • BCA - 2022.3830
  • Item
  • 1922

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
Bampton
Baptist Chapel
Beam Cottage
Bridge Street
Broad Street
Broad Street
Calais Farm
Castle remains
Cheapside
Church Lane
Churchgate House
Coalpit Farm
Deanery Farm
Elephant and Castle
Fishers Bridge
Gas Works
Ham Court
Highmoor Brook
Lady Well
Manor Cottage
Manor House
Mill Barn
Mill Bridge
Mount Owen Farm
New Inn Lane
Old Gravel Pit
Plantation
Primrose Cottages
Sandford Villa
Swan Inn
The Grange
Vicarage
Water Tower
Weald Manor House
Windmill House
Wrights hill
Lower Haddon Farm
Ven Bridge
Elmwood House

Alvescot
Alvescot House
Alvescot Lodge
Alvescot Mill
Alvescot Station
Bates Land Farm
Buxhill Farm
Manor Farm Alvescot
Milestone Road
Old Chapel Pit
Plough Inn
Rectory Farm
Red Lion PH
Royal George PH
Shield Farm
Smithy
St Peters Church
The Rectory
Vine Cottage

Clanfield
Little Clanfield
Grafton Green Farm
Little Clanfield Mill
Manor Farm

Radcot
Radcot New Buildings
Langley Lane
Langford Brook
Ashton Pill Bridge
Swan Inn
Cradle Bridge (Foot)
Radcot Bridge
River Thames
Entrenchment The Garrison
Towing Path
Radcot Lock
Sharney Brook
Burroway Brook
Burroway Bridge
Sharney Bridge
River Thames or Isis
Old Mans Bridge

Clanfield
Manor Farm
Broadwell Brook
Chestlion Farm
Clanfield Weir Farm
Engineering Work
Friar's Court Monastry
Pound Lane
St Stephens
Windmill Farm

Black Bourton
East Gloucestershire Branch Railway
Garsons Copse
High House
Manor Farm
Moat House
St Marys Church
Vicarage
Corn Mill
Lower Farm

Buckland Road
Boat House
Buckland Marsh
Great Brook
Isle of Wight Bridge
Meadow Farm
Tadpole Bridge
Tenfoot Bridge

Aston, Cote and Chimney
Aston House
Bull Inn
Bull Street
Cote House
Cote Lodge
Duckend Farm
Girls Training Home
Ham Lane
Kingsway Farm
North Street
Old Clay Pit
St James Church

Yelford
Claywell Farm
Elmbank
Manor Farm
Newhouse Farm
Rickless Hill
St Swithins Church
Yelford Manor
Ditcham Wood
Rushey Butts
Lew Lodge

Janet Westman

Newspaper cuttings from 1972

  • BCA - 2021.2511
  • Item
  • 1972

These newspaper cuttings, all from local papers are from 1972. Topics covered include:

  • the marriage of Richard Snook to Shirley Cranston
  • reports from the badminton club, football bingo, the bowls club, SPAJER's pensioners' party
  • Drew Warren hitting a cow
  • another death from the Wood Green School crash (Alec White)

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