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Win Jones aged 94 beats covid-19

  • BCA - 2021.2571
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  • January 2021

Win Jones aged 94 is a very remarkable lady. She works hard at keeping fit and that is probably what has helped her to get over being infected with covid-19

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Stan Smith, reported missing in WWII

  • BCA - 2021.2564
  • Item
  • November 1st 1944

This letter, dated November 1st 1944 was send by Stan Smith's commanding officer to Stan's father informing him that Stan was missing but may be a POW. He was a POW and near the end of the was became one of the POWs who took part in the what became known as the Long March. They were marched from East Germany keeping ahead of the advancing Russians. Stan walked almost 1,000 miles. He survived.

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Obituaries for Colin Harold Bathe and David John Titchener

  • BCA - 2020.2368
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  • 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 the area around their home town of Swindon for numerous activities relating to sports and motorised vehicles, but it is their involvement with traditional music, Morris dancing and song for which they will be remembered by Bampton people.

The article gives you far more information about these two men.

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Newspaper cuttings from 1968

  • BCA - 2021.2510
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  • 1968

These 9 newspaper cuttings are all from 1968. The topics covered include

Deputy county surveyor faces a barrage of complaints including roadworks in the Market Square, Village green areas being used as dumping grounds, badly sighted new road signs, 19 council houses had been built in Bampton.

Michael Pickard, younger son of Mr & Mrs Pickard of Knapps Farm, is off to Russia with his bride Elizabeth Hart after their honeymoon in Malta with his work for ICI with regard to a new fibre plant.

Theft of a Jaguar in Bampton and the collection box in the Jubilee Inn with money for Bampton's OAPs and £65 from Albert Coles of St Mary's Trailer Court.

Bampton Town football club reached the final of the Fred Ford Memorial Cup

Basic reports from St Mary's, the Bingo club, Darby & Joan club, British Legion, Baptist church and the NSPCC

Work has started on building Lavender Place Flats on the site of the farmyard of Home Farm, the farmhouse being on High Street and recently (2018) renamed Leat House which is a great shame as it's history has been lost with the name change.

Bampton Youth Club re-opens with new leader Mr Michael Yeo

Wedding of Daphne Jackson to Allan Pullin.

George Dafter awarded Imperial Service Medal from the Post Office, he retired and he celebrated his 65th birthday.

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James & Elizabeth Green and children C1902

  • BCA - 2021.2559
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  • c1902

This lovely photograph shows James and Elizabeth (nee Fox) Green with their children Lizzie, Harry, Jack, Jim, Rose, Fred and Percy taken about 1902.
Harry, really Henry Arthur Green died in the WWI

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Gardener's ,Lascelles' and Kelly's Gazetteer 1982-1985

  • BCA - 2022.3848
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  • 1982-1985

Scanned copy of old document containing extracts from Gardener's Gazetteer of Oxon 1852, Lascelles' Gazetteer of Oxon 1853 and Kelly's Directory of Oxon 1895. Listing businesses and trades in Bampton and surrounding villages, and the following surnames are included
Adams
Andrews
Arkell
Baines
Baker
Bateman
Beckinsale
Beechey
Beresford
Biddulph
Bradshaw
Bryant
Bullem
Burrow
Butt
Carter
Chandler
Clack
Clifford
Clinch
Collins
Cook
Cook
Cowley
Cox
Coxeter
Cripps
Croft
Dewe
Dickens
Dipper
Dumbleton
Dutton
Edgington
Eldridge
Evans
Forest
Fox
Frampton
Francis
Frederick
Gerring
Giles
Gillet
Grove
Hambridge
Hardman
Harris
Holliday
Hollis
Hudson
Hutchings
Jackson
Jeeves
Jones
Knight
Lambeth
Leforestier
Long
Lord
Luckett
May
Miller
Newport
Oakey
Patt
Perkins
Pettyfer
Pinnock
Pinnocks
Plaster
Pnnock
Prior
Pusey
Reed
Richards
Robins
Rose and Bullen
Sellard
Shepherd
Smith
Southby
Sparrowhawk
Spiers
Spurret
Steede
Stevens
Stone
Swinburn
Taylor
Teall
Thompson
Townsend
Trafford
Vesey
Waite
Walker
Walsh
Ward
Werman
Whitaker
Widdows
Wilkins
Williams
Winstanley
Winterborne
Young 

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Funeral of Tom Smith aged 59 in 1969

  • BCA - 2021.2543
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  • September 1969

Tom Smith was the son of a gypsy Queen and for 1969, the number of people and cars who came to his funeral was a very memorable affair. To this day, locals call the bend just outside Bampton on the Bampton to Brize Norton Road 'Hoppy's Corner.' It's on the right leaving Bampton just after passing the allotments.

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Freda Daniels as a young girl

  • BCA - 2021.2542
  • Item
  • 1930s

Freda Daniels was not quite 3 years old when she was dressed up to sell poppies in 1929. She was born April 13th 1927. The photograph of her sitting has '3 years old' written on the back.
When she married she became Mrs Freda Bradley.

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