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The Bampton Beam November 2007

  • BCA - 2021.2760
  • Part
  • November 2007

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and given free to every household. This issue is from November 2007, the year of dreadful floods in Bampton. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESThe Floodi...

Bampton Community Archive

Lew School & Post Office on a 1914 map

  • BCA - 2021.2759
  • Item
  • 1914

This map was drawn up in 1914. I've had to split it into two but you can clearly see where the 'join' is. It is Lew and shows houses which no longer exist and the same for the Post Office with the Post Office farm with it. You wi...

Bampton Community Archive

Invoice from Dr McCartney for Ruth Eley

  • BCA - 2021.2758
  • Item
  • October 1st 1947

This is an invoice from Dr McCartney to Mr & Mrs Eley dated October 1st 1947. Dr McCartney lived in Haytor in Lavender Square and ran his surgery from there. Mr Eley had been injured during WWII and he had an industrial accident after it, so...

Bampton Community Archive

RAF Brize Norton awarded the Firmin Sword of Peace

  • BCA - 2021.2755
  • Item
  • April 2021

RAF Brize Norton received the Firmin Sword of Peace, awarded in April 2021, after being deemed to have made the most valuable contribution to humanitarian activities of all RAF bases. The photograph shows Flight Lieutenant Ben Burton, the base�...

Bampton Community Archive

26 County people on Queen's Birthday Honours list 2021

  • BCA - 2021.2753
  • Item
  • 2021

26 people in the county have been named in the Queen's birthday honours list. They include Professor Martin Jonathan Landray for services to Public Health and Science. Martin lives in Bampton as do both his parents who were doctors, his mot...

Bampton Community Archive

Race for life to support teacher Wendy-Jane Copping

  • BCA - 2021.2752
  • Item
  • June 2nd 2021

Although Bampton Primary school is a small school, two members of staff have suffered from cancer and recovered. The children took part in their Covid bubbles in a Race For Life to help cancer research. Year 5 teacher Wendy-Jane Copping has been...

Bampton Community Archive

Death of Darren Mitchell from Stanlake

  • BCA - 2021.2751
  • Item
  • 1988 to 2021

Although not a Bampton man, Darrell was often in Bampton along with his father and brother working at their window cleaning business, so he was known by many people along with his father and son. He was a lovely young man who had his first heart ...

Bampton Community Archive

Some of the properties for sale in 2021

  • BCA - 2021.2750
  • Item
  • 2021

These are just a few of the many properties for sale in Bampton in 2021. With 160 new houses at the bottom of Mount Owen and at least 8 news ones in Weald Street, there were many new and old properties for sale.

Bampton Community Archive

Tommy Gerring aged 99. 1922-2021

  • BCA - 2021.2749
  • Item
  • 1922 2021

Tommy Gerring, born in 1922, died on June 14th 2021 after a short illness. He was a lovely man who worked all his life and in retirement he worked for the benefit of others in many ways. Almost until the last he still played whist 4 times a week...

Bampton Community Archive

Lynne Borrett June 1952 to May 2021

  • BCA - 2021.2748
  • Item
  • June 28th 1952 May 14th 2021

Lynne Borrett was a very faithful member of the choir at Saint Mary The Virgin for many decades where she sang alto. For several years she taught Janet Rouse the alto part to four hymns and an anthem every Friday in her own home. Originally, Lyn...

Bampton Community Archive

Sonner Townsend b May 24th 1914 by Keith Chandler

  • BCA - 2021.2747
  • Item
  • 1914 2008

Sonner Townsend, the son of Albert Townsend who first owned The Elephant and Castle and later moved across the road to run Castle View Farm, was born in 1914 and danced in Bampton Morris from the age of 11. These notes and accounts as ever have b...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam November 2006

  • BCA - 2021.2746
  • Series
  • November 2006

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and a copy given free to every household. This issue is from November 2006. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESNew Bus ServicesBampton Village HallSale of A...

Bampton Community Archive

A History of Lew from about 1960 by Don Rouse

  • BCA - 2021.2745
  • Item
  • 1960 to 1921

Don and Mary Rouse moved to Lew in 1959 and Don has farmed and lived there ever since. I asked him to write about his memories of Lew and this is his wonderful article.

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam March 2010

  • BCA - 2021.2744
  • Series
  • March 2010

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from March 2010. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESNotice of District & Parish Council Elections - 6 May 2010Strange Goings On in Bamp...

Bampton Community Archive

Edwardian post cards, mostly to Alice Edginton

  • BCA - 2021.2742
  • Item
  • Edwardian era

These post cards were found for sale somewhere on the south coast by Carol. She took the time to find out where Black Bourton is and found this website and contacted us to see if we'd like the post cards. We are thrilled to have them becaus...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam July 2009

  • BCA - 2021.2741
  • Series
  • July 2009

The Bampton Beam used to be produced and given free to every household three times a year. This issue is from July 2009 and the articles covered and advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESLoo of the Year Awards!Photo of Bampton’s award winning ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Lockdown Lowdown issue 8, June 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2740
  • Series
  • June 2020

In response to the first lockdown in the spring and early summer of 2020 because of Covid-19, this 8th issue of the Lockdown Lowdown was produced and a copy sent to every household. All the work was done by a team of volunteers and the cost was pa...

Bampton Community Archive

The Lockdown Lowdown issue 7, June 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2739
  • Series
  • June 2020

In response to the first lockdown in the spring and early summer of 2020 because of Covid-19, this 7th issue of the Lockdown Lowdown was produced and a copy sent to every household. All the work was done by a team of volunteers and the cost was pa...

Bampton Community Archive

The Lockdown Lowdown issue 6 May 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2738
  • Series
  • May 2020

In response to the first lockdown in the spring and early summer of 2020 because of Covid-19, this 6th issue of the Lockdown Lowdown was produced and a copy sent to every household. All the work was done by a team of volunteers and the cost was pa...

Bampton Community Archive

The Lockdown Lowdown issue 5 May 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2737
  • Series
  • May 2020

In response to the first lockdown in the spring and early summer of 2020 because of Covid-19, this 5th issue of the Lockdown Lowdown was produced and a copy sent to every household. All the work was done by a team of volunteers and the cost was pa...

Bampton Community Archive

The Lockdown Lowdown issue 3, May 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2736
  • Series
  • May 2020

In response to the first lockdown in the spring and early summer of 2020 because of Covid-19, this 4th issue of the Lockdown Lowdown was produced and a copy sent to every household. All the work was done by a team of volunteers and the cost was p...

Bampton Community Archive

The Lockdown Lowdown, 1st May issue 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2735
  • Series
  • May 2020

In response to the first lockdown in the spring and early summer of 2020 because of Covid-19, this third issue of the Lockdown Lowdown was produced and a copy sent to every household. All the work was done by a team of volunteers and the cost was...

Bampton Community Archive

Lockdown Lowdown, Issue 2 in April 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2734
  • Series
  • April 2020

In response to the first lockdown in the spring and early summer of 2020 because of Covid-19, this second issue of the Lockdown Lowdown was produced and a copy sent to every household. At this point it was still giving a nod to the now defunct B...

Bampton Community Archive

The Lockdown Lowdown April 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2733
  • Series
  • April 2020

As an extra to the Bampton Beam which was produce just 3 times a year, the Lockdown Lowdown was created and produced weekly initially. Its aim was to keep people informed of what help was available, what was open, and to provide a tiny bit of lig...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Aid Network April 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2732
  • Series
  • April 2020

With the outbreak of Covid-19 very early in 2020 a national lockdown was brought in where people had to stay at home other than to go out and buy food and they were allowed one hour of exercise a day. People had to stay 6 feet / 2 metres apart, k...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam March 2008

  • BCA - 2021.2730
  • Series
  • March 2008

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and given free to every household. This issue is from March 2008. The topics covered and advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton Post Office to Stay Open by Martin BarrettFloodi...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam July 2008

  • BCA - 2021.2729
  • Series
  • July 2008

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and given to every household. This issue is from July 2008. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESFlooding Again – with photographs, Steve Radband clearing c...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Traditional Morris dancing in Witney July 1984

  • BCA - 2021.2728
  • Item
  • July 1984

By tradition the Bampton Morris dancers dance in Bampton on only one day a year. That used to be Whit Monday but when the government made the last Monday in May the bank holiday, which may or may not be Whit Monday the day of dance has stayed the...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam March 2007

  • BCA - 2021.2727
  • Series
  • March 2007

The Bampton Beam used to be produce three times a year and this issue is from March 2007. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESOut With The Old - (we mean the bus not Pam and Phillis!) In With The New!Annual Paris...

Bampton Community Archive

A soldier in WWI uniform

  • BCA - 2021.2726
  • Item
  • c1914 to 1918

This photograph was lent to the Archive in 2003 and no notes were put with it. I contacted the National Army Museum to see what they could tell me about it and this is their reply."The uniform in the image you have sent through is post 1915 ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam November 2005

  • BCA - 2021.2725
  • Series
  • November 2005

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from November 2005. The topics covered and the advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESTraffic Calming Build Out Saga Finishes! by David Hawkins, Bampton Parish CouncilPhot...

Bampton Community Archive

West Ox Arts program of events for the first part of 2015

  • BCA - 2021.2724
  • Item
  • January to May 2015

The West Ox Arts based in the upstairs of Bampton's Town Hall have a always had a wonderful series of exhibitions. This leaflet lists the exhibitions to take place between January and May in 2015. Events planned for these months include:-Bi...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam March 2006

  • BCA - 2021.2723
  • Series
  • March 2006

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from March 2006. The topics covered and the advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESParish Council and District Council Elections 4 May 2006Bampton Post Office – Yet Anot...

Bampton Community Archive

Wedding of Miss Dora M Busby to Mr Gerald T E Unwins August 23rd 1930

  • BCA - 2021.2720
  • Item
  • August 23rd 1930

Newspaper clipping August 29th 1930. Miss Dora M Busby, only daughter of Mr I W Busby of Busby's shop on the corner of High St with Bushey Row (now called Strawberry Cottage) married Mr Gerald T E Unwins of Uppingham, Rutland. They were mar...

Bampton Community Archive

Restoration of Quebec Cottage, Cheapside 2018

  • BCA - 2021.2717
  • Item
  • 2018

In 2018 Quebec Cottage in Cheapside was fully restored. The first photograph in black and white was taken in 1997 and the second picture was taken July 11th 2011 and shows the cottage completely hidden by trees growing up against the front of the...

Bampton Community Archive

Jill Ruck's garden at Oban House, Bridge St.

  • BCA - 2021.2715
  • Item
  • 2011

Jill Ruck was a keen gardener and had a wonderful eye for balance, form and colour. She opened her garden for Hidden Gardens in 2011 and all but the 2nd picture here were taken that day. She altered very slightly the surround to the mini pond wh...

Bampton Community Archive

Wedding of Edith and Harold Foreshew 16th April 1949.

  • BCA - 2021.2714
  • Item
  • April 16th 1949

Wedding of Edith and Harold Foreshew 16th April 1949. Edie was the sister of Emmie Papworth. Edie lived in a single story dwelling in Church View which was converted from the National School's kitchen and dining room at one time. Her home ...

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Natasha, father Tom and Tom's mother Emmie Papworth

  • BCA - 2021.2713
  • Item
  • c1982

This picture shows a young Natasha with her father Tom and Tom's mother Emmie Papworth. They are in Church View almost opposite Emmie's sister's house, Edie Foreshew. Tom is wearing his fire fighter's uniform.

Bampton Community Archive

Ham Court farmhouse in the 1870s

  • BCA - 2021.2711
  • Item
  • 1870s

This is a photograph of Ham Court farmhouse, seen from the SW, in the 1870s. This was before the Victorian extension was added to the south.

Bampton Community Archive

A few properties for sale in 2014

  • BCA - 2021.2708
  • Item
  • 2014

These are just a few of the properties that were for sale in Bampton in March, July and August 2014

Bampton Community Archive

Viewing the exhibition about Bampton's WI February 2004

  • BCA - 2021.2706
  • Item
  • February 2004

These two photographs show a few people who came to view the exhibition put on by the Bampton Community Archive in the Vesey room in the Old Grammar School in February 2004.

Bampton Community Archive

Letter from Habgood & Mammatt re proposed auction price of The Swan

  • BCA - 2021.2705
  • Item
  • September 28th 1964

Letter from Habgood & Mammatt on September 28th 1964 to Mrs E L Townsend, at (formerly) The Swan Inn, Buckland Road regarding their suggestion of a reserve auction price for the sale of The Swan, Buckland Road. They suggested £3,200.

Bampton Community Archive

Community Shop closes for 3 weeks for huge sort-out

  • BCA - 2021.2704
  • Item
  • June 25th 2014

June 25th 2014. The Community Shop in Rosemary Lane closed for 3 weeks for a complete check through the stock, redecoration and reorganisation of the space.

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Hanging the banner of the Bampton branch of the WI

  • BCA - 2021.2703
  • Item
  • May 21st 2014

The Bampton branch of the WI had to close when the cost of maintaining the hall in the Market Square, which today is known as the Village Hall, became impossible.There banner was made by Pat Barratt and shows the items associated with Bampton:-Sai...

Bampton Community Archive

Men of Royal Berkshire Regiment WWI

  • BCA - 2021.2701
  • Item
  • world war one

Group of 12 soldiers of the Royal Berkshire Regiment including front row left, Billy Flux who married Lizzie Tanner. WWI

Bampton Community Archive

A visit to the Houses of Parliament c1939

  • BCA - 2021.2700
  • Item
  • c1939

This picture was lent to the Archive to copy by Bill Mathews. The young boy at the front is probably Bill which is why he will have kept the photograph. On the back it says it was a visit to the houses of Parliament. Interesting that if Bill wa...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam July 2007

  • BCA - 2021.2699
  • Series
  • July 2007

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from July 2007. Articles covered and advertisers includeARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton Sewer Network ImprovementsMineral Extraction Proposal by Ralph Norman, Bampton Parish Co...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam March 2005

  • BCA - 2021.2698
  • Series
  • March 2005

The Bampton Beam used to be produce 3 times a year. This issue is from March 2005. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESWake Up Bampton – Bampton Fire Service Needs You!Photo of Fire Service of Bampton 1939Movies...

Bampton Community Archive

Jill Tweed, a member of West Ox Arts

  • BCA - 2021.2696
  • Item
  • 1969 -2003

For many year Jill Tweed was a member of West Ox Arts but her work spans a much greater length of time. These three pages from a book called Modern British Sculpture by Guy Portelli gives a good flavour of the range of Jill's work and the co...

Bampton Community Archive

Arnold Woodley's side in the USA 1982

  • BCA - 2021.2695
  • Item
  • 1982

Arnold Woodley's side went to the USA in 1982 and this picture was taken while out there

Bampton Community Archive

Letter from Frank Purslow to Bill somebody 1972

  • BCA - 2021.2693
  • Item
  • January 24th 1972

This is a letter from Frank Purslow who played for Francis Shergold's side for a few years and then transferred to Arnold Woodley's side c1970.

Bampton Community Archive

Lawrence Adams' side between 1983 and 2003

  • BCA - 2021.2692
  • Item
  • 1983 2003

A group of photograph of Lawrence Adams' side taken between 1983 and 2003img240 Policeman Steve c2003img241 2003img242 from Hilary Blanford. Double jig, outside Morris Clown. Lawrence Adams left, Barry Care and Darren Lloydimg243 from Hilary ...

Bampton Community Archive

Letters between Arnold Woodley and Sam Bennett

  • BCA - 2021.2691
  • Item
  • 1945 1950

These are letters between Arnold Woodley and Sam Bennett in the years 1945 to 1950. I am sorry the scanning is not better but the copies I was given were scans and not all of them were good. There is one further letter from Frank Purslow to Bill...

Bampton Community Archive

Marjorie Pollard OBE

  • BCA - 2021.2690
  • Item
  • 1931 1937

The three pictures show :-Women's touring team v Rest of The World. June 16th 1935Marjorie hitting, annual cricket match at Berkhamsted, Herts. July 31st 1931Marjorie Pollard at the crease. May 5th 1937Marjorie Pollard OBE lived at The Deaner...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam July 2006

  • BCA - 2021.2689
  • Series
  • July 2006

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and given free to every household. This issue is from July 2006. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESThe New Parish CouncilExtra Day Heralds Shopmobility Suc...

Bampton Community Archive

Rupert Dent, Conservative for Bampton & Clanfield Ward

  • BCA - 2021.2688
  • Item
  • May 6th 2021

Rupert Dent is the Conservative candidate for the Bampton and Clanfield Ward at the West Oxfordshire District Council elections on May 6th 2021

Bampton Community Archive

Village Garage Sale & Hidden Gardens 2021

  • BCA - 2021.2686
  • Item
  • June 13th 2021

Alternate years, the Bampton Community Archive organises a Village-wide Garage Sale in the morning and Hidden Gardens in the afternoon. In 2021 this event took place on Sunday June 13th. Profits from the Garage Sale were for the Bampton Library ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam July 2005

  • BCA - 2021.2685
  • Series
  • July 2005

The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year. This edition is from July 2005. Topics covered and advertisers include:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESTraffic Calming Build Out Saga Continues by David Hawkins, Bampton Parish CouncilHilda Kent Does Us ...

Bampton Community Archive

History of the Eeles shop to the Co-op shop

  • BCA - 2018.1597
  • Item
  • 1969-2014

Tony Scott told the ArchiveI believe International Stores took over (from Eeles) in 1969 and altered and extended the premises, covered the cellars & converted the accommodation into a self contained flat.It was then became Gateway until it cl...

Bampton Community Archive

Buscot Tanner and his family

  • BCA - 2021.2647
  • Item
  • 1911 to c1935

These photographs are all of Buscot Tanner and his family. They show1. 1911 Jingy on fiddle, Henry Radband with cake, Charles Tanner in doorway his brother Buscot Tanner in No1 position, David Edginton fool2. Buscot Tanner and his wife Sophia, se...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton National School class photo 1922

  • BCA - 2019.1935
  • Item
  • 1922

This photograph, taken in 1922 according to the date on the bottom right corner, is of a class at Bampton National School in Church View. It is sad that we don't know the names of any of the children in the picture. The picture was lent to t...

Bampton Community Archive

Mr Gordon with his class, different years, early twentieth century

  • BCA - 2019.1789
  • Item
  • early twentieth century

Taken early in the twentieth century, both pictures show Mr Gordon with his class, but the pupils are from different academic years. Some children can be seen in both pictures and clearly, they are older in the second picture.The school was the N...

Bampton Community Archive

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

  • 2019-09-11/0
  • Item
  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

Emmie Papworth outside her Newsagents Shop in Bridge Street

  • BCA - 2021.2678
  • Item
  • 1981

This picture shows Emmie Papworth standing outside her newsagents shop in Bridge Street. Emmie was a much loved person and I never heard a bad word said about her and I never heard her say anything unkind about anyone. She was always smiling. L...

Bampton Community Archive

Lloyd Hughes Owens' extracts from Vestry meetings between 1859 and 1916

  • BCA - 2017.842
  • Item
  • 1859-1916

Lloyd Hughes Owens read through old Vestry minutes and extracted bits he found interesting. They were hand-written notes and the Archive is indebted to Miriam James for typing them out to make life easier for the reader. These extracts are both ...

Bampton Community Archive

H. Chandler, perhaps related to Albert Chandler the saddler from Bampton

  • BCA - 2021.2684
  • Item
  • January 17th 1941

The caption on the back of the photograph says H. Chandler January 17th 1941. His uniform looks to be American.Grace Eeles lent the Archive this photograph to scan. Sadly we have no way of knowing if he was related to Albert Chandler the saddler...

Bampton Community Archive

James & Elizabeth Green 1904 Church View

  • BCA - 2021.2683
  • Item
  • 1904

The family tree and descendants of James Charles Green b.1838 who married Elizabeth Wing b.1839 and who both died in 1910 can be seen athttps://atom.bamptonarchive.org/index.php/9t45-72n5-n5k2There is a photograph here showing the family of James ...

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West Ox Arts to have a big Arts Sale 2015

  • BCA - 2021.2681
  • Item
  • 2015

This flyer was produced to advertise the great big Arts Sale by West Ox Arts at the start of 2015

Bampton Community Archive

First year some Bampton Men were Morris Dancing

  • BCA - 2021.2680
  • Item
  • May 20th 1986

This list was put together by Keith Chandler May 20th 1986 and records the first year some of the Bampton men Morris danced at Spring Bank holiday. They includeColin BatheMark BootyRoly BrownRichard BuckinghamRobin ConnaughtonAlister CookMathew G...

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The Despoiling of England - article in the Daily Mail 2014

  • BCA - 2021.2676
  • Item
  • December 17th 2014

This article, written by Sue Reid and Robert Hardman is taken from the Daily Mail, December 17th 2014 and the writers talk about the despoiling of England by firms like Richborough Estates who are taking advantage of places like West Oxfordshire w...

Bampton Community Archive

David Radband is mentioned in Dispatches

  • BCA - 2021.2674
  • Item
  • 2010

This is the citation to PTE David Radband when he was mentioned in dispatches for his outstanding and considerable bravery when the fighting and insurgency in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, was at its height in 2009. This cutting is from the Nove...

Bampton Community Archive

Children in fancy dress

  • BCA - 2021.2673
  • Item
  • first half twentieth century

These children are in fancy dress probably taking part in a village day of fun. But the ground looks very wet and muddy and as the front children are using an old fashioned bath chair for their 'part', the young boys are wearing hob-nai...

Bampton Community Archive

Saint Mary's seen from the garden of the Grammar School

  • BCA - 2021.2670
  • Item
  • 2008

This picture shows the spire of Saint Mary The Virgin Church and the SW aspect of Churchgate House - once a vicarage - seen from the garden of the Old Grammar School.

Bampton Community Archive

Burning the bristles off a pig before butchering

  • BCA - 2021.2669
  • Item
  • August 21st 1928

This is a picture post card showing how bristles used to be burnt off a pig before butchering the carcass. The card was sent to Miss E Townsend at the Elephant & Castle Inn which her parents owned. While this was not taken at the Inn, Albert...

Bampton Community Archive

Adrian Simmonds 2003

  • BCA - 2021.2668
  • Item
  • 2003

Adrian Simmonds' shop in the Market Square was like an Aladdin's cave. If there was something you needed he could nearly always find it somewhere in there. He also had the best supply of pet food for miles around. The letter of thanks...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Home Guard marching past The Talbot

  • BCA - 2021.2664
  • Item
  • 1942

This is a picture of Bampton's Home Guard marching past The Talbot Hotel in WWII was sent to the Archive by Trish Cassidy

Bampton Community Archive

Rose Radband as Britannia

  • BCA - 2021.2665
  • Item
  • first half twentieth century

This is Rose Radband born in 1889 dressed up as Britannia. Rose was Trish Cassidy's great aunt. She was also Poppy Adlem's great aunt and Poppy said :-"This is my Great Aunt also she lived next door to us in Church view and came ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 2004

  • BCA - 2021.2663
  • Series
  • December 2004

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from December 2004. The topics covered and the advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESVillage Traffic IssuesStrange Activities at Strainge’s Butcher Shop – The Old Layout ...

Bampton Community Archive

Vaccines flown to the Falklands from RAF Brize Norton

  • BCA - 2021.2661
  • Item
  • February 2021

3,000 doses of the Oxford AstraZenica vaccine have been flown by military aircraft to the Falkland Islands. The government has pledged to get vaccinations to all overseas territories

Bampton Community Archive

Clanfield Plough to open after alterations as the Double Red Duke

  • BCA - 2021.2660
  • Item
  • February 2021

The Plough in Clanfield was sold by Martin and Chrissie Agius at the start of 2020 and throughout the period of the Covid-19 pandemic, much building work has gone on for the new owners and it is due to re-open early this year, 2021 or as soon as g...

Bampton Community Archive

Winifred Jones aged 94 beats covid-19

  • BCA - 2021.2659
  • Item
  • January 27th 2021

Winifred Jones aged 94 has beaten covid-19 and puts her recovery down to keeping fit with exercise and weights. Winifred is a member of the Bush Club.

Bampton Community Archive

Death of Peter Lewis January 3rd 2021

  • BCA - 2021.2657
  • Item
  • January 3rd 2021

Peter Lewis died on January 3rd 2021. Peter came to Bampton when he was stationed at Radio Station Bampton, Royal Corps of Signals, Weald. He met Sylvia while station here, married her and they never left Bampton. He was an electrician and for ...

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