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Obituaries for Colin Harold Bathe and David John Titchener

  • BCA - 2020.2368
  • Item
  • 2011

Colin Harold Bathe died on May 8th 2011 at the age of seventy three. His close friend David John Titchener, widely known as Curly, preceded him by just a few months dying at the age of seventy six on January 20th 2011. Both were well known in t...

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Constance Irene de Hamel Aug 10th 1916 to November 20th 2009

  • BCA - 2017.1075
  • Item
  • November 20th 2009

This is the funeral program from the church service for Constance Irene de Hamel. Constance did many things but is possibly best known for being a continuity announcer during WWIIThere is a sound recording of Constance talking about her whole wor...

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The Eeles family, here and in Canada and some family trees

  • BCA - 2017.525
  • Item
  • various from late C19th

This photograph is of the Eeles family. There are pages about the branch of the family that emigrated to Canada, pension awarded to Ebenezer Eeles and his discharge certificate and pension notification and a form from the dispersal hospital centr...

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Program of events to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II June 2012

  • BCA - 2020.2337
  • Item
  • June 2-5 inclusive 2012

Bampton held all sorts of events to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II June 2nd to 5th 2012.On the Saturday, the SPAJERS held the annual Shirt Race as usual and there was a really good number of entrants in all the classes. On Su...

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Bampton Brass Band, early C20th

  • BCA - 2019.2189
  • Item
  • early twentieth century

Bampton had a brass band in the very early days of the twentieth century. The picture of them playing outside the Town Hall, taken in 1908 was kindly lent to the Archive by Barbara Daw.At that time the arches of the Town Hall were bricked up as t...

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Warren Green, musician, teacher, organist at St Mary The Virgin

  • BCA - 2018.1547
  • Item
  • 1909 1984

Warren Essane Green was born in 1909 and died October 18th 1984. Warren was a great music scholar who taught music and played the organ at St Mary The Virgin church in Bampton for many years. His father was Edwards John Green was a builder and m...

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Godfrey & Jack Horne as children, parents May & Ted, very early C20th

  • BCA - 2019.1839
  • Item
  • very early C20th

May & Ted Horne with their sons Godfrey and Jack, pre 1914.Four members of the Horne family fought world wars,A. HorneD. HorneJ. Horneand E. Horne who was killed in WWII. Edwin James Godfrey Horne in military uniform standing by his father T...

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The Beam. December 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2231
  • Item
  • December 1998

This is the December 1998 issue of The Beam. A publication by the Parish Council that is produced 3 times a year and given free to all households in Bampton. Topics and advertisers are :- The Bampton BeamVolume 13 No.3August 1998 Pg. No. Summary...

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The Beam. August 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2230
  • Item
  • August 1998

This is the August issue of The Beam. A publication which is given free to every household in Bampton. Topics covered include and advertisers:- The Bampton BeamVolume 13 No.2August 1998 Pg. No. Summary of Content 1 One article on page one.FIRE!!...

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The Beam. April 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2227
  • Item
  • April 1998

This is the April 1998 issue of The Beam. There are many adverts, mostly for local businesses. The topics covered include:-Topics covered include:Election time in BamptonBampton Village Hall AGMBampton 250 clubFriends of St Mary’sBampton Parish ...

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WODC finally agree the Local Housing Plan September 2018

  • BCA - 2019.2295
  • Item
  • September 2018

The Local Plan, which outlines the 15,950 houses to be built in West Oxfordshire between 2011 and 2031 was finally agreed by a two thirds majority of councillors. It's been years in the making and agreeing meanwhile many villages have had hu...

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Art Week in Bampton 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2288
  • Item
  • May-June 2019

Art Weeks took place in the county from May 11th to June 8th. Bampton was open for one week during this period and produced this flyer which they called the Bampton Trail. The flyer lists all the places people could visit and buy beautiful craft...

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Morris Dancing in Bampton in 2000, venues and times

  • BCA - 2019.2256
  • Item
  • Spring Bank Holiday Monday 2000

On Monday, May 29th, Bampton's three Morris sides danced throughout Bampton keeping alive a tradition that is several hundred years old. The leaflet was produced for sale at 50p to help people find any of the three sides at any time in the d...

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Bampton, The Way It Was, by Freda Bradley

  • BCA - 2019.2238
  • Item
  • 2001

In 2001, Freda Bradley had her book published called "Bampton, The Way It Was." Freda was born and lived in Bampton all her life and took a very active part in all that went on, right from being a very young child. She was a lovely lad...

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Carnival time with children on a cart

  • BCA - 2019.2237
  • Item
  • c1958

The British Legion used to run and host some great carnivals in Bampton and the children dressed up on this cart had a wonderful time. The names we know are1. Jean Elward2. Sue Hunt3. April Humphries4.5. Teresa Rouse6.7. Rosemary Ham8. Dorothy Ta...

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Bampton Directory 2010

  • BCA - 2019.2226
  • Item
  • 2010

This is the Bampton Directory for 2010 and is the last one that has been produced. A little of the information can now be found in 'The Beam', which is published 3 times a year and is free to all households. For the third time in a row...

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Bampton Directory 2008

  • BCA - 2019.2225
  • Item
  • 2008

This is the Bampton Directory for 2008. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details.For the second time there are no advertisers.

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Bampton Directory 2006

  • BCA - 2019.2224
  • Item
  • 2006

This is the Bampton Directory for 2006. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details.For the first time there are no advertisers.

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Bampton Directory 2003

  • BCA - 2019.2223
  • Item
  • 2003

This is the Bampton Directory for 2003. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details. Advertisers who support the publication are :-1. Pitstop, complete motoring service, Bri...

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Bampton Directory 2001

  • BCA - 2019.2222
  • Item
  • 2001

This is the Bampton Directory published in 2001. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details. Advertisers who support the publication are :-1. Pitstop, complete motoring servi...

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Bampton Directory 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2221
  • Item
  • 1999

This is the Bampton Directory published in 1999. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details. Advertisers who support the publication are :-Dunning Anderson & Parkes, soli...

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Bampton Directory 1997

  • BCA - 2019.2220
  • Item
  • 1997

This is the Bampton Directory published in 1997. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details. Advertisers who support the publication are :-Pitstop, car repairs, servicing, MO...

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Bampton Directory 1995

  • BCA - 2019.2219
  • Item
  • 1995

This is the Bampton Directory published in 1995. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details. Advertisers who support the publication are :-Stephen Dunning & Company, so...

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Bampton Directory 1993

  • BCA - 2019.2218
  • Item
  • 1993

This is the Bampton Directory published in 1993. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details. Advertisers who support the publication are :-Spar, grocery shopElectric Vehicl...

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Bampton Directory 1991

  • BCA - 2019.2217
  • Item
  • 1991

This is the Bampton Directory published in 1991. It lists all the services, clubs, societies and organisations to be found in Bampton along with the contact details. Advertisers who support the publication are :-Spar, grocery shopElectric Vehicl...

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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. Advertisers who support the publication are :-Electric Vehicles LtdSpar, grocer...

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Bampton Directory 1986

  • BCA - 2019.2215
  • Item
  • 1986

This is the Bampton Directory for 1986.AdvertisersM & J Whallery, carpets and vinylsStuart Ranson, nurserymanR Shayler & Son, builderChristine Paula, dress designerThe Cotton Club, natural fabricsOxford Interiors from CartertonThe Gift Box...

Bampton Community Archive

Ted Dixey and his family

  • BCA - 2019.2208
  • Item
  • most of C20th and early C21st

Ted Dixey took a full part in Bampton life as a bellringer and Morris dancer. There are two entries on this website about Ted and his family and more detailed information can be found on the other one.Where information has been written on the bac...

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Ted Dixey and his family

  • BCA - 2019.2207
  • Item
  • most of C20th and early C21st

Ted Dixey took a very active part in Bampton life. He was a Morris Dancer for several years as was his father. He learnt to bellring in 1943 when ringing was permitted again and rang to within a very few years of his death. He wound the weights...

Bampton Community Archive

Letter from Frank Purslow to the Witney Gazette

  • BCA - 2019.2177
  • Item
  • 1970s

Frank Purslow was not only an excellent melodeon player, he taught many local people as well. He also had a wonderful catalogue of music gathered throughout his life. It was shocking to see it all put outside the gate of his house after his deat...

Bampton Community Archive

Funeral of George Collins June 29th 2018

  • BCA - 2019.2176
  • Item
  • Sept 22nd 1915 to June 5th 2018

George Collins and family came to Bampton in 1943 from Somerset when he bought Weald Farm. George lived to be 102 years old and was active almost to the last. The Archive filmed a conversation with George who talked about his farming life and yo...

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Thatched hayricks

  • BCA - 2019.2173
  • Item
  • first half twentieth century

Before farmers had large barns to store their hay, they built hayricks and a rick thatcher would come and thatch them to keep the water out. It was a useful way of having a store of food near where it was wanted. This was a skilled job and Bampt...

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Various place where the Post Office has been in Bampto

  • BCA - 2019.2172
  • Item
  • 1875 2019

Waterloo House in Broad Street was the first place in Bampton to have anything to do with mail; it was a receiving office only and that was in the C19th.Later in the C19th Martin's Printing Works on the west side of the Market Square became a...

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Brooks family in the twentieth century

  • BCA - 2019.1883
  • Item
  • twentieth century

Mrs Brooks of Mill Green showing a cross in the window to indicate a member of the family is away at war. WWI. She was the mother of Brannon Brooks and mother-in-law to Nellie Brooks who was the mother of Nan, Jim, Connie, Teddy, Bob, Nellie and B...

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Open Gardens June 16th 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2160
  • Item
  • June 16th 2019

Alternate years Bampton hosts an Open Gardens Day and this was on June 16th 2019.There are too many photographs of the lovely flowers and gardens to put them all in one entry. You will find them in2019.21582019.21592019.21602019.21612019.21622019...

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Open Gardens June 16th 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2159
  • Item
  • June 16th 2019

Alternate years Bampton hosts and Open Gardens Day and in 2019 this was on June 16th.There are too many photographs of the lovely flowers and gardens to put them all in one entry. You will find them in2019.21582019.21592019.21602019.21612019.2162...

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Open Gardens June 16th 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2158
  • Item
  • June 16th 2019

Alternate years, Bampton hosts an Open Gardens Day and this was June 16th in 2019.There are too many photographs of the lovely flowers and gardens to put them all in one entry. You will find them in2019.21582019.21592019.21602019.21612019.2162201...

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Open Gardens June 16th 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2161
  • Item
  • June 16th 2019

Alternate years Bampton hosts an Open Gardens and this took place on June 16th 2019.There are too many photographs of the lovely flowers and gardens to put them all in one entry. You will find them in2019.21582019.21592019.21602019.21612019.21622...

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Open Gardens June 16th 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2162
  • Item
  • June 16th 2019

Alternate years Bampton hosts and Open Gardens afternoon and in 2019 that was on June 16th.There are too many photographs of the lovely flowers and gardens to put them all in one entry. You will find them in2019.21582019.21592019.21602019.2161201...

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Open Gardens June 16th 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2163
  • Item
  • June 16th 2019

Alternate years Bampton hosts an Open Gardens day and in 2019 that was on June 16th.There are too many photographs of the lovely flowers and gardens to put them all in one entry. You will find them in2019.21582019.21592019.21602019.21612019.21622...

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Barratt family

  • BCA - 2019.2156
  • Item
  • C20th

Roy Barratt and his family came to Bampton in the early to mid 1960s and quietly played a very active part in Bampton life. Pat in the WI and Roy was an excellent photographer who documented all sorts of events long before we had a Community Arch...

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Os Williams' family in the 1890s

  • BCA - 2019.2152
  • Item
  • 1890s

These two photographs are of the family of Os Williams and were taken some time in the 1890s. Os Williams was a fireman in Bampton.Os Williams is seated in the front row on the left in the large group photo. These pictures were lent by David Darby.

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Bampton Tradition Morris Men's Annual Party 1996

  • BCA - 2019.2148
  • Item
  • November 1996

The Bampton Traditional Morris Dancers held their annual party in November for years and invited the Swindon Folk club members to join them. When the Folk Club started in the 1960 the Morris side under squire Francis Shergold went to several even...

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Bank Holiday Monday 1999 Morris Dancing

  • BCA - 2019.2147
  • Item
  • Bank Holiday Monday 1999

Morris Dancing on Bank Holiday Monday 1999The Bampton Traditional Morris Men.There are two more collections of photos from 1999 at2019.21452019.2146

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Morris Dancing Bank Holiday Monday 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2146
  • Item
  • Bank Holiday Monday 1999

Morris Dancing around Bampton on the late May Bank Holiday with visiting sides Manley from Rumworth and Chipping Campden.This is the Bampton Traditional Morris Men.There are two more collections of photos from 1999 at2019.21452019.2147

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Bank Holiday Monday Morris dancing 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2145
  • Item
  • Bank Holiday Monday 1999

Bank Holiday Monday 1999 Morris Dancing around Bampton and three pictures of a music session late in the day in the pub.Musicians are Reg Hall, Jamie Wheeler, John Grout. Squire Francis Shergold and cake carrier is Bob West.This is the Bampton Tr...

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Descendants of Richard Edginton b.1807

  • BCA - 2018.1503
  • Item
  • 1807 - 2018

This is the family tree of Richard Edginton.Names in the family tree.Barrett Basson BellingerBone Buckingham BunceBurchell Bu...

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Bampton Town Football Club 1910-11 season

  • BCA - 2019.2042
  • Item
  • 1910 1911

This old photograph shows the Bampton Town Football Club members in the 1910 to 1911 season. They includeBack row:- Mark Kerry, George Batts, Harry GreenMiddle row:- Fred Green, WAD Morris, Bill TannerFront row:- Fred Fox, F Robinson, Jim Pryor,...

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Bampton Mummers from 1946 to 2000

  • BCA - 2018.1368
  • Item
  • 1946 - 2000

Mummering has taken place in Bampton for at least 134 which is when Rev Giles mentions it in his book about Bampton. Don Rouse has written a far more up-to-date account which you'll find after the photographs. The names of the performers ha...

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A history of the Mummer's Play in Bampton 1948-2009

  • BCA - 2019.2041
  • Item
  • 1948 2009

Don Rouse took part in the Mummers nearly every year from 1948 until 2009. He has written this wonderful account of Mummering in Bampton

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21st birthday of the women's section British Legion football match v men

  • BCA - 2019.1992
  • Item
  • not yet known

21st birthday celebration of the women's section British Legion with a football match v men. Names include1. Jane Woodley2. Audrey Court3. Freda Bradley4. Betty Collett5. Joan Keyte6. Kath Walker78. Primrose Seacole9. Pat Curtis10. Sharon Fo...

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Kathy Scott talks with Ann Manly & husband Dennis Harrison 1992

  • BCA - 2019.1983
  • Item
  • Oxford Times 1992

Kathy Scott from the Oxford Times talked with Ann Manly and her husband Dennis Harrison about their art works. They both love painting outside and despite Ann's failing eyesight caused by diabetes, she kept painting almost to the end of her ...

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Brigadier Rupert Crowdy celebrated his 105th birthday March 13th 2015

  • BCA - 2019.1934
  • Item
  • March 13th 2015

Brigadier Rupert Crowdy OBE served in the army in India and Burma and afterwards he organised the 'shipping' of coal into Berlin during the Berlin Siege. In 1962 he was appointed Aide-de-Camp to the Queen.

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Bampton Morris Dancers from 1894 to 1950

  • BCA - 2019.1678
  • Item
  • 1894-1950

2f. Castle farm. Barn or railway carriage in the farmyard behind the visiting Headington Quarry Morris dancers in 1949. George Hunt is the fool.2k. Jingy Wells with Bertie Clark, Bill Kimber, Sam Bennett and several named Bampton people.2o. Ear...

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Bampton with Lew church news sheet for September 1951.

  • BCA - 2019.1908
  • Item
  • 1951

Bampton with Lew church news sheet for September 1951. Thoughts from Cyril C Kelway, vicar.Harvest thanksgiving service; copy of notice to be found in the church porch where the PPC invites applications for the post of Clerk and Sexton; the choirG...

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Ration book for Rose Gerring 1953-1954

  • BCA - 2019.1901
  • Item
  • 1953 1954

Rationing continued long after the end of WWII. As some items became more plentiful they were taken off ration but as this book belonging to Rose Gerring shows, meat, fats, cheese, bacon and sugar were still on ration in 1953-54.The supplier of e...

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Ration book post WWII for Frederick Arthur Gerring

  • BCA - 2019.1900
  • Item
  • 1953-1954

Long after the end of WWII there was food rationing. As certain items became a little more plentiful they were removed from rationing but as late as 1954 some items were still on ration.This is a ration book, what is left of it, that belonged to ...

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Letters to Rose Sollis from Arthur Gerring who was in India

  • BCA - 2018.1604
  • Item
  • 1943 1944

These two letters were written to Rose Sollis by Arthur Gerring who was in the army in India during WWII. They married when Arthur came home after demob.The writing is beautiful, both content and visually.

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Map of Bampton 1989, revised 1990

  • BCA - 2019.1891
  • Item
  • 1990

This map shows Bampton at 1989 with revisions done in 1990. It includes Weald. It shows the properties and the extent of the gardens.

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Map of Bampton Estate at 1789

  • BCA - 2019.1890
  • Item
  • 1789

This map shows the Bampton Estates at 1789. This is before the fields were enclosed and the names of the people who farmed the strips or the name of the field area are on the map. The Quies fields are each side of the Bampton to Brize Norton roa...

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Map of Bampton at the time of the Inclosure Act 1821

  • BCA - 2019.1889
  • Item
  • 1821

One of these maps shows the names of the fields and the waterways, important for growing and stocking fish are very clear, the second one is a photograph from a page in the Inclosure document held at St Lukes in Oxford and this shows the propertie...

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Bampton - Country Life magazine July 26th 1946

  • BCA - 2019.1888
  • Item
  • 1946

This is the 2nd of two articles in successive issues of Country Life magazine July 1946. There are pictures of the Grammar School which now houses the library and the exhibition space called the Vesey room used by Bampton Community Archive and We...

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Bampton - Country Life magazine July 19th 1946

  • BCA - 2019.1887
  • Item
  • 1946

This is the first of two articles in successive weeks in Country Life magazine July 1946. This article talks about the architecture of Bampton with pictures of the Market Place, the early Victorian Town Hall, Morris Dancing, Lime Tree house, Thom...

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The Beam: April 1990 vol. 5 No1

  • BCA - 2019.1884
  • Series
  • April 1990

THE BEAM APRIL 1990. VOLUME 5 NO1. THE TOPICS COVERED :-Morris dancing on Spring Bank Holiday MondayPrefabs built after WWII originally called Portel HousesParish council history and coming elections. The first meeting of Bampton’s Parish ...

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Connected families - Tanner, Flux, Poole, Butler, Elward, Newman

  • BCA - 2017.845
  • Item
  • twentieth century

These are really good, old photographs showing members of the Tanner, Flux, Poole, Butler and Elward families from around 1900 through the twentieth century. The family group photograph of 'Buscot' Tanner shows him with his sons in unif...

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The debt Bampton Morris owes to Jingy Wells, by Frank Purslow

  • BCA - 2019.1879
  • Item
  • 1970s

Frank Purslow had previous sent a letter to the Witney Gazette that was far from complimentary about Jingy Wells and it made many Bamptonians cross. He was challenged about it by Bobby Wells, Jingy's son and this letter to the Gazette follow...

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May Bank Holiday weekend of dancing 1986

  • BCA - 2019.1877
  • Item
  • 1986

May Bank Holiday weekend. Francis Shergold's Bampton Traditional Morris Men dancing on the Monday and Alec Wixey's Bampton Morris Men practising on the Sunday.

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Bank Holiday Monday dancing 1986 (2)

  • BCA - 2019.1876
  • Item
  • 1986

Morris dancing in Bampton 1986. Alec Wixey's side rehearsing on the Sunday and Francis Shergold's side dancing on the Monday.

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Bank Holiday Monday Morris Dancing 1986

  • BCA - 2019.1875
  • Item
  • 1986

Bank Holiday Monday Morris dancing in Bampton 1986.Francis Shergold's Traditional Bampton Morris Men and Alec Wixey's Bampton Morris Men

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Bank Holiday Monday 1993 Morris dancing

  • BCA - 2019.1869
  • Item
  • 1993

Francis Shergold's side the Bampton Traditional Morris men and Alec Wixey's Bampton Morris Men dancing Bank Holiday Monday in 1993.

Bampton Community Archive

Morris dancing Bank Holiday Monday 1991

  • BCA - 2019.1868
  • Item
  • 1991

Bank Holiday Monday Morris dancing in Bampton. Francis Shergold's Bampton Traditional Morris Men and Arnold Woodley's side

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Bank Holiday weekend final practices 1986

  • BCA - 2019.1866
  • Item
  • 1986

These pictures are of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men and the Bampton Morris Men happily practising together during the Bank Holiday weekend. Squires Francis Shergold and Alec Wixey.

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Sam Bennett and a young Emily Bishop

  • BCA - 2019.1857
  • Item
  • between 1926 & 1939

Sam Bennett and young Emily Bishop, later known to all as Mrs Emmie Papworth who was a post mistress and later ran the papershop in Bridge Street.Sam helped Bampton Morris with his fiddle playing from 1926 until the 1939. In the last few years, ...

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William Nathan 'Jingy' Wells, playing his fiddle and a close look at his clothes

  • BCA - 2018.1312
  • Item
  • first half nineteen hundreds

Jingy Wells, real name William Nathan Wells danced for many years and played the fiddle for even more. His first fiddle he made from a large corned beef tin for a sound box and a broom handle. He was completely self taught. After an eye infecti...

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Descendants of James Charles Green b.1838

  • BCA - 2018.1496
  • Item
  • 1838 late C20th

This is the family tree of James Charles Green b.1838.Name in the family tree.Ashfield Bartlett Beckley CambrayClack Cleaver Clements ColeyCurran ...

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Bill Daniels and his family

  • BCA - 2018.1322
  • Item
  • 20th century

These photograph are of Bill Daniels as a 12 year old boy in the Mummers and as an adult in military uniform and in the Shirt Race. There are also pictures of his father Ernie Daniels and his mother. In the photograph of the mummers you can also...

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Exhibition on Cricket in Bampton, January and February 2019

  • BCA - 2019.1841
  • Item
  • January 23rd 2019

Anna Pitt put on a wonderful exhibition on the history of cricket in Bampton which ran January and February 2019. This is a double page spread about the exhibition from the Witney Gazette.

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Show program and schedule, Bampton Horticultural Soc 1980

  • BCA - 2017.1276
  • Item
  • 1980

This is the Show guide produced by the Bampton Horticultural Society for their Flower and Produce Show August 9th 1980 and their Autumn Show October 4th 1980. Apart from seeing all the classes that can be entered, it is also interesting to see wh...

Bampton Community Archive

Bill Daniels, man and boy

  • BCA - 2017.1299
  • Item
  • C20th

Bill Daniels aged 12. Bill grew up to become a Morris Dancer with the Bampton Traditional Morris Dancers and for many years, from the age of 12 he was a member of the Mummers when they were reformed in 1946. The newly reformed Mummers in 1946 wer...

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Confirmation Downton Abbey the film will be made

  • BCA - 2019.1820
  • Item
  • July 18th 2018

This small item in the Witney Gazette of July 18th 2018 confirms that a film of Downton Abbey is to be made. This is good news for Bampton because most of the outside scenes are filmed here, around and sometimes in the church and hopefully, it wi...

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Members of the Bishop Family, Fred, Edie, Emmie and Rose

  • BCA - 2019.1813
  • Item
  • 1899 to 1939

Emmie and brother George Bishop delivering vegetables by horse and cart before WWII. Emmie, really Emily Bishop married and became Mrs Emmie Papworth. With the lack of goods available during the WWII, their delivery round ceased.Emmie Papworth a...

Bampton Community Archive

The road menders

  • BCA - 2019.1814
  • Item
  • early twentieth century

On right of the two men with the steam roller, Eddie Foreshew's Father (Mr Bishop) who worked on the roads as a road mender. He lived in a hut on wheels in Oxford during the week. He died of TB aged 49.Road workers and steam roller includin...

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Alice and James Gardner lived in Bourton Cottages 1906 to 1915

  • BCA - 2019.1809
  • Item
  • 1906 1915

Bob Gardner said"The family lived in the “Bourton Cottages” since they were re-built in 1906. He was married to Alice and died when he was in his mid fifties. He died in 1915 and was buried in the Bampton cemetery where we recently found hi...

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The wedding of George Bishop and Joy

  • BCA - 2017.408
  • Item
  • c1945

This is the wedding photograph of George Bishop and Joy. George was the brother of Emmie (Emily) who delivered post in Bampton for many years and then took over running and living at the Papershop in Bridge Street which became known as Emmie'...

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The Beckley Family

  • BCA - 2018.1655
  • Item
  • twentieth century

These are the captions with the pictures in the order they are in the pdf27 March 1945. Robert Johnson m Doreen Ethel Beckley 1925-2003. Gillian Beckley next to Doreen. St Mary'sAnnie Elizabeth Green wedding to Gilbert Beckley front Rose Rich...

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