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Mothers' Union, Darby & Joan, Bingo, Christian Aid, Musical success

  • 2019.2301
  • Item
  • May 18th 1972

Witney Gazette May 18th 1972. There is a report on the work of Mothers' Union, Darby and Joan club, a Bingo evening to raise funds for the badminton club, a report on Christian Aid week, and a musical success for Angela Head and Wesley Rouse...

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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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Year when dancers first danced in Arnold Woodley's side 1970-1974

  • BCA - 2019.2275
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  • 1970 1974

Barry Care gave the Archive the following list which was taken from Arnold Woodley's notebook. He was recording the first year dancers danced in his side and said:-"Arnold Woodley kept records in the 1970s. After Arnold's death I ...

Bampton Community Archive

February 23rd 1974 Letter from Arnold Woodley to all his team

  • BCA - 2017.1069
  • Item
  • February 23rd 1974

Trevor Hewett wrote"I was one of those who received Arnold's 'copy to each' letter. We had been to dance at The Albert Hall. Friday night, Saturday matinee and Saturday night performances, followed by an all-night session in t...

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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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"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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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...

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Ancient Order of Foresters Friendly Society certificate

  • BCA - 2019.2214
  • Item
  • late C19th to early C20th

Before our National Health System came into being in July 1948, people could pay a little each week into a club or Friendly Society and if they should find themselves unable to work through illness or accident, the society would give them enough m...

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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...

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Frog Prince made by Jo Lewington

  • BCA - 2019.2197
  • Item
  • 1980s

This Frog Prince was made by Jo Lewington. I asked her to tell me about it and she said :-"This dates from my sculptor phase in the ‘80s. I made 3 or 4 of these. One was sent to the head of a fashion house in California ( I remember it as ...

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Cyril Smith & Son Christopher rebuilding wall at Castle View

  • BCA - 2019.2196
  • Item
  • 2004

Cyril Smith and his son Christopher re-building part of the wall at Castle View, once Castle View Farmhouse on Bridge Street in 2004.Cyril could turn his hand to any building problem and was known for getting about Bampton with his bicycle and he ...

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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 was kindly lent to the Archive by Barbara Daw. At that time the arches of the Town Hall were bricked up as the space belo...

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Wedding photograph of Stan Hawkins & Mavis Horne

  • BCA - 2019.2187
  • Item
  • probably early 1960s

Stan Hawkins and Mavis Horne were married in Bampton. They had two sons David and Michael and they lived on the Aston Road.

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Local Plan for housing finally agreed by government's planning inspectorate

  • BCA - 2019.2185
  • Item
  • September 2018

For what feels like years and years, WODC have been putting together a Local (housing) Plan and at long last, it was agreed by the governments planning inspectorate. All far too late to stop the speculative developments which WODC could not stop ...

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Bampton residents organise a mass clean-up around Bampton

  • BCA - 2019.2182
  • Item
  • July 2018

The people of Bampton always pull together when push comes to shove. Residents got fed up with the litter about the paths and lanes and organised a mass clean-up. This article gives much more detail about it.

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O2 mast near Bampton has been faulty since August 2nd 2018

  • BCA - 2019.2181
  • Item
  • September 19th 2018

This article was written for the September 19th issue of the Witney Gazette. It reports that the O2 telecommunications mast near Bampton has been faulty since it was first reported on August 2nd 2018. There is huge frustration with it being faul...

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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Threshing the corn using a steam engine to drive the threshing machine

  • 2019-09-11/0
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  • c1900

Before combine harvesters were the norm, threshing was done any time from November onwards when other harvesting had been done and probably once the cattle had been brought in under cover for the winter. In this picture you can see a steam driven...

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Thatched hayricks

  • BCA - 2019.2173
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  • 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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A history of cricket in Bampton

  • BCA - 2019.2155
  • Item
  • January 2019

Bampton has had a long history of playing cricket and Anna Pitt put on a wonderful, well researched exhibition on the subject in January/February 2019. The catalogue of the exhibition is still on sale. This is a double spread newspaper article a...

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Airman, Reg Smith, married Albert Radband's sister, Beryl Joan Radband.

  • BCA - 2019.1959
  • Item
  • 1950s

Airman, Reg Smith, married Albert Radband's sister, Beryl Joan Radband.He was the brother of twins Peggy and Dolly.Godfather of Jamie Wheeler.Marion Paintin said "Joan and Reg had two children Linda and Michael who married my sister Sus...

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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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Selection of dance tickets for events run by the SPAJERS

  • BCA - 2019.2151
  • Item
  • 1960 1970

The SPAJERS - The Society for The Preservation of Ancient Junketing - organised many dances as part of their fundraising events to enable them to give fun to Bampton's senior citizens while everyone had fun.There are 6 tickets here with dance...

Bampton Community Archive

Morgan Brothers in financial difficulties 2011

  • BCA - 2019.2150
  • Item
  • March 2011

This newspaper cutting talks about the financial problems of the Morgan Brothers. They own and rent much land in Sharney which is close to the Thames SE of Weald, so there is local concern about the farming of their fields.

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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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Reg Hall playing the fiddle, 1970

  • BCA - 2019.2134
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  • 1970

This is Reg Hall playing the fiddle for Bampton Traditional Morris Men at Whitsun 1970

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Bill Daniels 1980

  • BCA - 2019.2133
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  • 1980

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

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Drawing of Francis Shergold 1990

  • BCA - 2019.2132
  • Item
  • 1990

This delightful drawing of Francis Shergold was done by Alan Beer in 1990.Alan lived in Gothurst, next to the Eagle Inn in Church View.

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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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Letter from Cecil Sharp House to Rose Wells on death of Nathan 'Jingy' Wells

  • BCA - 2019.2100
  • Item
  • November 1953

This letter is from the chairman of Cecil Sharp House, Douglas Kennedy to Rose Wells who lived at 18 Fox Close in Bampton. It was to thank Rose for the letter she sent informing them of her grandfather's death. Nathan William 'Jingy&#...

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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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Dawn and Tina Mansfield in fancy dress.

  • BCA - 2019.1976
  • Item
  • c1940

Dawn and Tina Mansfield in fancy dress having just passed the Elephant and Castle Inn. Note pre-decimalisation prices of the ice cream. 1d was 1 penny and 240 pennies made £1.

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Jack and Godfrey Horne in fancy dress in 1924

  • BCA - 2019.1972
  • Item
  • 1924

Jack and Godfrey Horne in fancy dress in 1924.Godfrey Horne was killed in action in France. He was in one of the Guards regiments in WWII

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Bampton Town Football club 1918-1919 season

  • BCA - 2019.1960
  • Item
  • 1918 1919

This is a picture of Bampton Town's football club in the 1918-1919 season.The man in the stripped top next to the man in the bowler hat is Bill Hudson.

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Third great shirt race 1955

  • BCA - 2019.1956
  • Item
  • 1955

This newspaper cutting from the Oxford Mail of 1955 covers the 3rd Great Shirt Race to be held in Bampton, the first one being part of the celebration of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. The race was started by firing a double barrel...

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'Father and Dart' in 1890

  • BCA - 2019.1954
  • Item
  • 1890

'Father and Dart' in 1890. Picture donated by RHC Davies. The name of 'Father' is not known

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W Payne & Son, Great Western Railway Co Agents, Bampton and Lechlade.

  • BCA - 2019.1952
  • Item
  • 1911

W Payne & Son, Great Western Railway Co Agents, Bampton and Lechlade. Cab & Omnibus Proprietors, horses, brakes, carriages etc for hire. Cartage contractors and furniture removers. Chief office The Hill, Witney Oxon. Railway depots Bampton...

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Bampton Football team late 1950s

  • BCA - 2019.1951
  • Item
  • 1950s

This picture was taken in the late 1950s or very early 1960s. The names of the people are all printed on the photograph and includeTony AllamJohn MarstonVernon CannonsTed HardingGeoff WilsonJim SweetinghamJim BartonGeorge DafterChris TimmsFred Mi...

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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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Newspaper report on several clubs in Bampton 1972

  • BCA - 2019.1931
  • Item
  • 1972

This newspaper cutting from 1972 which talks about the events at several clubs in Bampton.The Women's Institute and Women's Legion trip to RAF Brize Norton.Badminton Club.Numismatic SocietyDarby & Joan ClubSchool Fete

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Invoice for household items from Cook & Boggis August 24th 1923

  • BCA - 2019.1923
  • Item
  • August 24th 1923

An invoice from Cook and Boggis of Witney August 24th 1923 for achest of drawers,2 bedroom chairs,1 wash stand,1 bowl and 1 bucketfor the total sum of £4 7s 5d four pounds thirty seven pence and a half penny.This was lent to the Archive to copy by...

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AGM of Bampton branch of the British Legion plus Women's section 1968

  • BCA - 2019.1917
  • Item
  • 1968

From a Local newspaper. Feb 1968. Report of the AGM of Bampton Branch of the British Legion along with the Women's section. President Capt C R Radclyffe; Chairman P Mathem; vice chairman E Spurrett; secretary John Quick; standard bearer W Jac...

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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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