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St Mary's Trailer Court 1990

  • BCA - 2022.3805
  • Part
  • 1990

Image showing Caravan and Mobile Homes in St Mary's Court , off Primrose Lane probably about 1990 supplied by Andrew Hilditch

Janet Westman

Bampton Directory 1989

  • BCA - 2019.2216
  • Item
  • 1989

This is the Bampton Directory published in 1989. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details.

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton School, Last days of Horsa Buildings

  • BCA - 2022.3798
  • Part
  • c1989

Series of Photos showing the last days of the Horsa Buildings annexed to The Old Bampton School Building. These were built in 1947, and were once The Canteen and Dining Room, The Domestic Science Block, The Woodworking Room, The Geography Room,
The Head Master's Office.

Janet Westman

Medieval Manor ruins may be hidden under housing site

  • BCA - 2022.3951
  • Item
  • 1989

Article in Witney Gazette about development plans being halted because there is a possibility that the Medieval Ruins of the D'Oyley Family home are on the Site. Situated in Moonraker Lane, it was proposed to demolish Folly House and CBL Electric Vehicles Yard and build some retirement homes. Oxford Archaeological Unit, and Dr John Blair, Historian at Queens College Oxford identified the historic importance of this site.

Janet Westman

Bampton Parish Council - Newspaper article June 22 1989

  • BCA - 2022.3952
  • Item
  • 1989

Article in Witney Gazette, about Bampton Parish Council. Mrs. J Allinson and Lynn Shuker, re-elected. Items discussed white lines along footpath in Mill Green, lease to Sandford Field, toilets in Town Hall.
Mr Gascoigne to stand as delegate in Local Council Conference.
The Education Authority authorised the use old School Building for the Bush Club

Janet Westman

Images of Church Street Bampton 1988

  • BCA - 2022.3794
  • Part
  • 1988

View of Church Street including St. Marys , the Old Grammar School, (Vesey Rooms), Landells supplied by Andrew Hilditch in 1988

Janet Westman

Alley Ways and Paths in 1988

  • BCA - 2022.3788
  • Part
  • 1988

Photos of Alley ways and paths supplied by Andrew Hilditch
Path from The Pieces to Aston Road, Broad Street, west side, Queen St to Bushey Row path by Bampton House

Janet Westman

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

Photos around Bampton 1988

  • BCA - 2022.3791
  • Part
  • 1988

Views around Bampton supplied by Andrew Hilditch taken in 1988 showing Aston Road, Broad Street, Mercury Close, Cheapside Church Street., Bushey Road, Pococks Close

Janet Westman

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