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Church View looking towards St Mary's, early C20th

  • BCA - 2020.2324
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  • early twentieth century

These two pictures of Church View, looking North towards St Mary The Virgin Church were taken in the first half of the twentieth century. It was always the custom to 'air the house' in a morning and you can see bedroom windows wide open...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Bullets, Bampton's Cycle Speedway team in the early 1950s

  • BCA - 2018.1374
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  • 1952 1953

Bampton had a cycle speedway team in 1952 which certainly lasted for two full seasons. Someone near the track complained about the noise so it was disbanded. The cycle speedway in New Road, circa 1952/3. The Bampton side was known as the Bampto...

Bampton Community Archive

Delivery of pop

  • BCA - 2020.2322
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  • 1950s

A flatbed delivery lorry can be seen parked outside the carriage entrance to The Talbot. There are crates of pop on which in the 1950s would have been Tizer, Dandelion and Burdock and Lemonade.Two of the 4 petrol pumps that used to be outside the...

Bampton Community Archive

Hunt meet in the Market Square

  • BCA - 2020.2321
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  • very early twentieth century

This picture may have been taken at the very end of the 1890s but probably soon after 1900.The hunt is meeting between the West side of the Town Hall and Rosemary House which is next to Constables the bakers shop. You can see the name Constable o...

Bampton Community Archive

David Niven, Cecil Robinson, Charlie Whiting, Michael Trubshaw

  • BCA - 2019.2317
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  • during or just after WWII

This picture is of 4 men who either lived in Bampton or were friends of Bampton people.L-R:- David Niven the actor, Cecil Robinson who sang in St Mary's choir, Charlie Whiting and Michael Trubshaw.Michael's family lived in Little Place a...

Bampton Community Archive

George Dafter snr

  • BCA - 2019.1724
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  • early twentieth century

This is George Dafter snr hoeing his vegetable garden. His son, also called George delivered the post in Bampton for decades and was loved by all who knew him.Richard Taylor said"George Dafter, the gentleman in this picture, my maternal Grea...

Bampton Community Archive

Alfie Bryant's school in Wheelgate House, Market Square

  • BCA - 2019.2320
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  • 1897

Alfie Bryant's school at Wheelgate house, Market Square.Alfie also ran the Fire & Life Insurance Office from here. The school is possibly decorated for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897.There was very little that went on in Ba...

Bampton Community Archive

WRVS delivering meals on wheels

  • BCA - 2019.2319
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  • 1980s

The WRVS, Women's Royal Volunteer Service used to deliver meals to those in need.L to R Pat Garner from Aston whose husband Don was the scout leader in Bampton for many years, Jean Howell who was also president of the Bampton WI and Betty Smi...

Bampton Community Archive

Children from the National School, Church View

  • BCA - 2019.2318
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  • early twentieth century

These children are of mixed ages so they are probably quite a large cross section of the children from the National School in Church View.

Bampton Community Archive

Young men in Bampton's ATC c1950s

  • BCA - 2017.414
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  • c1950

These young men were in Bampton's ATC, probably in the 1950s. Some are named on the picture and if anyone can add more names or suggest corrections, do get in touch with the archive - the contact can be made from the Home Page of this websit...

Bampton Community Archive

Emmie Hunt having a laugh with a pram used for the shirt race

  • BCA - 2019.2315
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  • later 1950s

Mrs Emmie Hunt having a laugh, sitting in a pram used in a Shirt Race. She is the mother of 'Rocky' ie Ernie Hunt and she's outside one of the barns at Castle View Farm in Bridge Street.She was affectionately known as 'Aunt Em...

Bampton Community Archive

Threshing corn, early twentieth century

  • BCA - 2019.2314
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  • early twentieth century

Early in the twentieth century, before the advent of the combine harvester, corn was cut and taken away in stooks to be threshed out when convenient. In this picture, a belt from the steam driven tractor drives the threshing machine and there are...

Bampton Community Archive

Highmoor Brook under the Bridges, Bridge Street

  • BCA - 2019.2313
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  • first half twentieth century

This is the bridge over the Highmoor Brook in Bridge Street. It tends to be called Shillbrook these days but old maps have it as Highmoor and a converted barn by the brook is called Highmoor House.Note the sloping walkway seen on the right. It g...

Bampton Community Archive

The Beam. December 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2231
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

The Beam. August 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2230
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  • 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!!...

Bampton Community Archive

The Beam. April 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2227
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  • 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 ...

Bampton Community Archive

Homes get go-ahead in spite of campaign.

  • BCA - 2019.2311
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  • March 19th 2014

Witney Gazette March 19th 2014. Homes get the go-ahead in spite of a vigorous campaign against them by locals. The council's deputy leader, Mark Booty who lives in Bampton suggested a compromise ie 60 homes built in 2017, 50 homes in 2019 a...

Bampton Community Archive

Baptist Church Nativity play 1965

  • BCA - 2019.2309
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  • 1965

This picture is of the Baptist Church Nativity Play, in their church on the High Street in 1965.Some of the children are Lyn Wheeler, Ann Morton, Andrew Morton, Angela Woolloff and Carol Burrows.

Bampton Community Archive

Prince Charles at St Mary's for Music in Country Churches. May 2005

  • BCA - 2019.2308
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  • May 2005

Prince Charles is patron of Music in Country Churches and as such is a very active supporter. This picture was taken by Sally Proctor.Music in Country Churches was celebrating its 23rd season in 2011. It is a charitable trust set up in 1989 with...

Bampton Community Archive

Bertha Waite

  • BCA - 2019.2307
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  • 1950s

In this picture Bertha Waite is seen with her bicycle on the Buckland to Gainfield Road.Bertha Waite was the sister of Harold Waite who was Marina Waite’s father.Harold was married to ? Morton who was the sister of Min Morton.Min was married to F...

Bampton Community Archive

Repair of the church steeple

  • BCA - 2019.1670
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  • 1995

Crowd gathering to watch the steeplejacks put the cockerel on top of the repaired spire. 1994. Dor Thompson in the brown cardigan and skirt at the front of the van and Janet Rouse on the extreme right videoing the proceedings.

Bampton Community Archive

Concorde formation for World Tour

  • BCA - 2019.2306
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  • May 18th 1972

In Concorde formation, men of the RAF from Brize Norton stood by a VC10. The men were crews from the VC10 and Belfast aircraft which will accompany Concorde with spares, servicing and sales staff on its world sales tour in June 1972. Two captains...

Bampton Community Archive

Labour control bid fails in UDC election

  • BCA - 2019.2305
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  • May 18th 1972

The Labour Party failed almost completely in the election at Witney on Wednesday week for representation on Witney Urban District Council. They won just one of 5 seats up for election.

Bampton Community Archive

Plan for Witney to have its own hospital

  • BCA - 2019.2304
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  • May 18th 1972

Witney RDC (Rural District Council) announced Witney should have its own hospital by the end of 1976.Much more information within the article.

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton win the Strauss Cup

  • BCA - 2019.2303
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  • May 18th 1972

Bampton beat Milton 3-0. Bampton team members mentioned includeKeith BishopDerek BishopKeithMr CassidyRoger SifordDave KyteMr SnookMr JewellFrank HudsonMr ClackMr BlakeThe skipper Barry Canning

Bampton Community Archive

Douglas Hurd claims there is a swing to the Tories

  • BCA - 2019.2302
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  • May 18th 1972

Witney Gazette May 18th 1972.Douglas Hurd at that time was the prospective Conservative candidate for for Mid-Oxfordshire. Douglas was speaking in the Bampton and Burford Conservative group meeting at Alvescot, where he happened to be living.

Bampton Community Archive

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

  • 2019.2301
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Fears charges for using Dix Pit in Stanton Harcourt will increase fly tipping

  • BCA - 2019.2299
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  • September 17th 2017

Many of the recycling centres in Oxfordshire have been threatened with closure and to try and avoid this, it was agreed a small charge of £1.50 would be made getting rid of non-household waste. A fear was expressed by many at the time - September...

Bampton Community Archive

OCC document how tax payers' money is to be spent 2018/19

  • BCA - 2019.2297
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  • spring 2018

Each year, Oxfordshire County Council produce a document to show how and where they are to use council tax money and the money they get from central government, which has been cut annually for at least 10 years (as at 2018). Areas covered include...

Bampton Community Archive

1970 Pupils asked how Witney could be improved 1970

  • BCA - 2019.2296
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  • 1970

In 1970 pupils in Witney were asked for their ideas on how Witney could be improved. One suggestion was to re-name the town to Witney-on-The -Windrush. Seen in the picture are L-R Philip Clayton, Nanette Bishop, Marjorie Pollard OBE JP from The ...

Bampton Community Archive

WODC finally agree the Local Housing Plan September 2018

  • BCA - 2019.2295
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Youth Club Quiz in Witney. February 2nd 1973

  • 2019.2293
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  • February 2nd 1973

The Bampton team which took part in the Youth Quiz in Witney in 1973. Left to right - Gordon Walker, Nigel Cotton, Richard Sheppard, Lyn Wheeler, Andrew Pierce, Richard Buckingham with Group Captain Richardson from RAF Brize Norton who was the qu...

Bampton Community Archive

Learning the basics about doing enamelling 1981

  • BCA - 2019.2292
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  • 1981

A 2-day weekend course was held in The Gallery in the Town Hall in 1981 to teach the art of enamelling. The tutors were Peter Wolfe and Gudde Skryme from the guild of enamellers.

Bampton Community Archive

Henry Box pupils exhibit in The Gallery 1980

  • BCA - 2019.2291
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  • 1980

In 1980 some young artists from Henry Box School in Witney exhibited their work in The Gallery in the Town Hall in Bampton. There were paintings, woodwork, pottery, needlework and poetry. Clive and Katie Williams are seen here carrying some of t...

Bampton Community Archive

David Williams and a World of Aquatic Art

  • BCA - 2019.2290
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  • May 2019

David Williams is a stone carver with an interest in nature and capturing movement whether in a digital image or piece of rock. After watching trout leaping and disappearing in a flash, David worked on capturing this wonderful movement.

Bampton Community Archive

Art Week in Bampton 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2288
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Liam Burnside of West Witney accepting the cup at Bampton 6-a-side tournament

  • BCA - 2019.2282
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  • 1960s

Jason Seacole handing Liam Burnside of West Witney the Jubilee cup at Bampton 6-a-side tournament.Michael Irvin in the cloth cap. Mick was treasurer and a great help with Bampton Boys helping my Ken East with the running of the team.Kevin Curtis ...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Morris Men dance at Sidmouth.

  • 2019.2283
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  • 1980s

These are the Bampton Morris Men in the marquee at Sidmouth in 1999..Martin Carthy is centre front getting his guitar ready to play for them.Derek Schofield with the microphone.

Bampton Community Archive

Witney School outing to Patterdale early 1970s

  • BCA - 2019.2286
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  • early 1970s

This is a group of pupils from Henry Box school in Witney and shows a few pupils from Bampton. They include Douglas Foreshew, Wesley Rouse, Peter Jackson, Andrew Wythes, Bryn Wythes. The cagoules were standard used at Patterdale and this is wher...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Town Hall c1960

  • BCA - 2019.2285
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  • c1960

This picture of the Town Hall is taken from the east end of Bridge Street. You can see a little of the Market Square Garage and the shop next to it. The clock on top of the Town Hall was put their in thanks to Philip Southby. When work was done...

Bampton Community Archive

Three little ballet dancers C1968

  • BCA - 2019.2284
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  • c1968

Penny Jackson has told me"With regard to the ballet photo it is me on the left Amanda Brown nee Gascoigne centre and a girl called Debbie on right. We had lessons in the room that is now the Vesey room in the library. Our tutor was Mrs Wood...

Bampton Community Archive

WI Drama Group, 'Spring Review'

  • BCA - 2019.2281
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  • early 1970s

This is the cast of the WI Drama Group who took part in their play called 'Spring Review'The cast from left to right are1. Janette Keyte2.3. Hazel Henly4. Sylvia Barney5. Mavis Clack6. Ada Tanner7.8. Audrey Court9. Carol Court10. Alice P...

Bampton Community Archive

Old Bamptonians 1950s

  • BCA - 2019.2280
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  • 1950s

This picture is of the side called 'The Old Bamptonians' These girls used to play for the National School in Church View and wanted to carry on playing after their school days.Counting from left to right1. Monica Newman2. Janette Keyte3...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Carnival 1958

  • BCA - 2019.2277
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  • 1958

This is a picture of one of the entries in the Bampton Carnival of 1958. The theme is 'Baby Clinic' and was put on by the Guides and some Brownies.People on the cart are1. Jean Elward2. Sue Hunt3. April Humphries4.5. Teresa Rouse6.7. Ro...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Carnival 1958

  • BCA - 2019.2277
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  • 1958

This picture shows just one of the many groups that took part in the carnival in 1958. The theme for this group was 'Baby Clinic.' People on the cart are1. Jean Elward2. Sue Hunt3. April Humphries4.5. Teresa Rouse6.7. Rosemary Ham8. D...

Bampton Community Archive

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
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Statutory Declaration by G.A. Graves & J.H. Graves, July 12th & 13th 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2273
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  • July 12th & 13th 1960

This is the Abstract of the Title of The executors of George Collins Graves to property in Church Street October 23rd 1903.Names mentioned in the document include :-1. George Collins Graves2. John Berriman Smith3. Anne Smith4. Margaret Ann Clarke5...

Bampton Community Archive

Search re land with The Cottage March 2nd 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2272
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  • March1960

These documents all relate to a search on the land with The Cottage (now called Roseanne) in Church Street in March 1960 on behalf of Mr & Mrs L.M. Slatter.

Bampton Community Archive

Official search requests re land in Church St, 1959, 1960 and 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2271
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  • 1959 196

These three documents are all to do with search requests for the house which today is called Roseanne in Church Street.The names on the forms are:-1. March 3rd 1959 - Jesse Thomas King, Edith Mary King, Mabel Jane Bartlett2. July 18th 1960 - Geor...

Bampton Community Archive

Abstract of the title of executors of B C Graves 1960. Oct 23rd 1903

  • BCA - 2019.2269
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  • October 23rd 1903

These are three documents all related to a search regarding the land immediately behind and what was to the east side of The Cottage, now called Roseanne in Church Street.The date is March 2nd 1960,

Bampton Community Archive

Mr & Mrs L M Slatter request search on land with The Cottage March 2nd 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2268
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  • March 2nd 1960

Under the Town and Country Planning Act of 1954, an application made for notice under section 33 (1) regarding land at Church Street. A need to know if in the next 5 years the council propose to acquire, compulsory or otherwise, or if the council...

Bampton Community Archive

Statutory declaration by G.A. Graves & J.H. Graves July 12th & 13th 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2267
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  • July 12th & 13th 1960

This is a statutory declaration by G.A. Graves and J.H. Graves made on July 12th and 13th 1960.They say the land in Church Street along with shed and pigsties was conveyed to their father George Collins Graves October 23rd 1903 in a conveyance bet...

Bampton Community Archive

Documents lodged with Land Registry 1959-2008

  • BCA - 2019.2262
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  • 1959 2008

This is a simple list of documents that have been lodged with the Land Registry from 1959 to 2008 with regard to the property called Roseanne. On some documents it has been spelt Roseann.Names mentioned are:-E.M. KingMr & Mrs G J SlatterMr G....

Bampton Community Archive

Legal documents re The Cottage & Thatched Cottage 1965-1967

  • BCA - 2019.2260
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  • 1965 1967

This pulls together various legal documents that have been put on this website all to do with 'The Cottage' now called Roseanne in Church Street and sometimes there's reference to 'Thatched Cottage' with which it is semi-d...

Bampton Community Archive

Conveyance of 'The Cottage' along with 'Thatched Cottage'

  • BCA - 2019.2257
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  • March 30th 1908

This document dated March 30th 1908 is a conveyance by the solicitors Messrs John Townsend Rose & John Wakelin to Mr Henry Peter Faulks and concerns the conveyance of 'The Cottage' (today called Roseanne) and 'Thatched Cottage&#...

Bampton Community Archive

A wonderful View. Heaven & Hell, Death & Judgment - original colour

  • BCA - 2019.2252
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  • early twentieth century

This very old newspaper or magazine article was found by John & Rose Grout when they were doing work to the old fireplace in their home called Roseanne, in Church Street.It's a real bit of Fire & Brimstone and such a pity the date is ...

Bampton Community Archive

Abstract of Titles of Mr G. A. Graves

  • BCA - 2019.2251
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  • 1966

This is the Abstract of Title of Mr G. A. Graves and makes reference to1. the memorandum endorsed on the Probate of the Will of George Colin Graves deceased dated February 3rd 19662. a conveyance dated July 28th 1960 made between George Alfred Gra...

Bampton Community Archive

Statutory declaration of Mrs M. J. Bartlett re 'The Cottage'

  • BCA - 2019.2250
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  • March 9th 1959

This statutory declaration by Mabel Jane Bartlett is to stay she's known the property called 'The Cottage' (now known as Roseanne in 2019) for 35 years. After reading a conveyance dated April 13th 1934 between Henry Peter Faulks an...

Bampton Community Archive

Requisition for an official search re 'The Cottage' by OCC and WRDC

  • 2019.2249
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  • January 9th 1959

The solicitors who put in this application were Ravenor, Batt and Lee, 14 The Hill, Witney.It relates to 'The Cottage' in Church Street, a property which now has the name Roseanne.The total cost for searches by OCC (Oxfordshire County Co...

Bampton Community Archive

In estate of Jesse Thomas King deceased, assent to Edith Mary King

  • BCA - 2019.2246
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  • January 25th 1949

Legal document dated January 25th 1949 In the Estate of JESSE THOMAS KING Deceased - Assent - vesting the Deceased's Estate in his wife/widow Edith Mary King.The property was called 'The Cottage' and is now called Roseanne, in Ch...

Bampton Community Archive

Conveyance of 'The Cottage', now known as Roseanne, in Church Street 13.4.1934

  • BCA - 2019.2245
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  • April 13th 1934

An application for an Official Search for The Cottage (now known as Roseanne) garden and premises situate in Church Street Bampton on April 12th 1934 followed by :-Conveyance on April 13th 1934 between Henry Peter Faulks of Clanfield in the county...

Bampton Community Archive

Conveyance of property now called Roseanne in Church Street

  • BCA - 2019.2244
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  • April 13th 1934

A conveyance 1934 between the vendor Henry Peter Faulks of Clanfield, gentleman and the purchaser Jesse Thomas King of Bampton, builder’s labourer. Sale cost was £145.It was for the messuage with the garden, outbuildings and premises adjoining on...

Bampton Community Archive

Conveyance, Thomas Angel Smith to George Oakey

  • BCA - 2019.2265
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  • August 16th 1887

This is a conveyance made on August 16th 1887. Mr Thomas Angel Smith to Mr George Oakey, the two cottages which are semi detached and today called 'Roseanne' and 'The Cottage' in Church Street. The gardens measure 1 rood and ...

Bampton Community Archive

Official certificate of search, 'The Cottage' - now Roseanne - by WRDC

  • BCA - 2019.2243
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  • April 12th 1934

This is a schedule to search relating to 'The Cottage' a property now (2019) called Roseanne. The handwritten account says:-All that messuage or Cottage together with the garden outbuildings and premises thereto adjoining and belonging ...

Bampton Community Archive

Sale of parcel of land behind the garage with Roseanne

  • BCA - 2019.2241
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  • May 5th 1967

This is the conveyance of a small plot of land behind the garage of the house now called Roseanne in Church Street.Sold by Alice Investments Ltd to Mr George James Slatter and his wife Mrs Lucy Mary Slatter who owned Roseanne.It cost £1.

Bampton Community Archive

Conveyance of property in Church Street

  • BCA - 2019.2240
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  • July 28th 1960

This is a conveyance of land including garden, shed, yard and pigsties at the back of the house now called Roseanne in Church Street.Mr G. A. Graves and Mr J. H. Graves sold to Mr George James Slatter and his wife Mrs Lucy Mary Slatter, who owned ...

Bampton Community Archive

Conveyance of freehold cottage in Church St. now called Roseanne

  • BCA - 2019.2239
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  • March 10th 1959

This is a conveyance of a freehold cottage and premises situate in Church Street, Bampton in the county of Oxford.The personal representative of Edith Mary King deceased to Mr George James Slatter and his wife Lucy Mary Slatter.The sale price was ...

Bampton Community Archive

Restoration and renovation of Roseanne, Church Street

  • BCA - 2019.2253
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  • 2008

When John and Rose Grout bought Roseanne in Church Street, they set about renovating and modernising the property. It is a very old house and John photographed beams, timbers and stonework as he went in 2008.John Grout said:-"The two cottage...

Bampton Community Archive

Certified copy of a Death certificate for Lucy Mary Slatter

  • BCA - 2019.2261
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  • December 28th 2007

This is a certified copy of an entry pursuant to the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953.It declares the death of Lucy Mary Slatter on December 28th 2007. Her maiden name was Fox.She was born September 22nd 1912. She was a dinner lady and th...

Bampton Community Archive

A Brief personal history of RAF Brize Norton in 1944 by Robert J Griffith

  • BCA - 2019.2259
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  • 1944

Robert Griffith writes the following piece of social history from a personal point of view and it's eminently readable to anyone interested in WWII and RAF Brize Norton."On the 27th August 2009, it was my privilege to attend the Memorial...

Bampton Community Archive

Morris Dancing in Bampton in 2000, venues and times

  • BCA - 2019.2256
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Sale of 'The Cottage' and Thatched Cottage 1908

  • BCA - 2019.2254
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  • March 4th 1908

Dwelling houses - The Cottage (now called Roseanne) and Thatched Cottage, semi detached, were for sale by auction in the Talbot Inn, Bampton on March 4th 1908. Thatched Cottage was almost certainly two dwellings at some previous point in time. B...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton, The Way It Was, by Freda Bradley

  • BCA - 2019.2238
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Carnival time with children on a cart

  • BCA - 2019.2237
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Jack & The Beanstalk, 1969

  • BCA - 2019.2236
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  • 1969

This is the cast list for Jack & The Bean Stalk which was put on by Bampton Drama group in 1969.Angela CollettAudrey CourtJoan KeyteSylvia BarneyJanette Anderson nee KeyteBetty CollettJoan BuckinghamFlorence LovellMildred RouseClaire WythesPen...

Bampton Community Archive

Spring Review April 24th 1969

  • BCA - 2019.2235
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  • April 24th 1969

The WI Drama group put on many pantomimes and plays in the 1960s which were really enjoyed by everyone who went to see them and tickets always sold out. Hilda Pickard had a wonderful knack of producing them. This is the list of people who took p...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton's pumping station in 1914

  • BCA - 2019.2234
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  • 1914

The pumping station for Bampton used to be nearer to Brize Norton than Bampton along Station Road. This picture was taken at the pumping station in 1914.An interesting mixture of clothing with some in shirt sleeves and two looking fit to be on a ...

Bampton Community Archive

Repair of the church steeple May 1995

  • BCA - 2019.2233
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  • May 1995

In May, 1995, the top of the steeple of St Mary's was repaired and a new mounting for the weather vane was put on. While the vane was down it was re-gilded. These are the two men who did the work.

Bampton Community Archive

Leaflet, fundraising for restoration of the pipe organ

  • BCA - 2019.2232
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  • September 2019

On February 17th 2016 work began to dismantle the old pipe organ in St Mary's.Douglas Clare, one of our two churchwardens in April 2019 wrote the following article for the May issue of Contact, the church magazine for the Bampton & Clanfi...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Directory 2010

  • BCA - 2019.2226
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  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Directory 2008

  • BCA - 2019.2225
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  • 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.

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Directory 2006

  • BCA - 2019.2224
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  • 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

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  • 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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