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The Primrose League Diploma of Association for James Green. March 30th

  • BCA - 2019.1856
  • Item
  • March 30th

This is the Primrose League Diploma of Association for the membership of James Green, March 30th 1886.The Primrose League was established in 1883 by Lord Randolph Churchill and John Gorst in the wake of the Conservative Party's loss to Gladst...

Bampton Community Archive

Win Jones aged 94 beats covid-19

  • BCA - 2021.2571
  • Item
  • 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

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

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

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

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

Children from Bampton School ready to sell poppies

  • BCA - 2020.2358
  • Item
  • 1998 or 1999

A group of five children from Bampton C of E Primary School ready to go out and sell poppies. Left to right they areHannah PearceTom BradleyDaniel BarrattLouise Hampton - became Mrs MustoeAndrew Licence

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

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

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

Parent frustration after parish closes play parks January 2021

  • BCA - 2021.2656
  • Item
  • January 2021

Mercury Close and Pembroke Place play parks were closed because of covid-19. Several parents offered to clean all the play equipment each day to help prevent the spread of the virus. After discussing government regulations with which the Parish ...

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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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

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

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

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

The Old Grammar School soon to have extensive restoration

  • BCA - 2021.2655
  • Item
  • January 2021

Work is due to start on extensive restoration work on the Old Grammar School in Church Close. In January 2021 all that was required was the final signature from OCC and that signature has been waited for for several months. It was hoped the work...

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

Robert Colvile jnr, a year after losing his wife

  • BCA - 2020.2471
  • Item
  • July 5th 2020

Robert Colvile jnr, born to Major Robert and Rosemary Colvile of Weald Manor talks in the article about losing his wife Andrea a year ago to a rare liver disease called autoimmune hepatitis. He has two small boys were at the time of Andrea's...

Bampton Community Archive

The Paddocks declared a fire and virus hazard at over crowded caravan site

  • BCA - 2021.2529
  • Item
  • December 2020

The Paddocks has permission for 8 plots with one static and one travelling caravan supposed to be on each plot. These articles detail how this has been breached. It also reports on the death of someone at the site who had been placed in a car an...

Bampton Community Archive

Death of Edith Susan Quick nee Sheppard Sept 10th 2020

  • BCA - 2021.2534
  • Item
  • September 2020

Edith Susan Quick nee Sheppard died on September 10th 2020. Edie came from a Bampton family of several generations. Her husband John was the principal founder member of the SPAJERS, our charity which creates fun events to raise funds for local s...

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

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

A few old photographs and newspaper cutting about Bampton Manor

  • BCA - 2018.1473
  • Item
  • early C20th

BA9AED - Bampton Manor seen in 1946.BABFC4 – Bampton Manor seen in the 1940sBA7D58 - Fire place and panelling in Bampton Manor, 18th century.BA603D - The main entrance to Bampton Manor. Stained glass above the porch in the first floor. This is on ...

Bampton Community Archive

Church View looking to St Mary's

  • BCA - 2020.2333
  • Item
  • first half C20th

This picture is of Church View looking North towards St Mary The Virgin church.No cars, no footpath and little in the way of horse droppings so probably around 1940-1950.

Bampton Community Archive

Covid-19 diminished Morris Dancing & Garlands Spring Bank Holiday 2020

  • BCA - 2020.2383
  • Item
  • May 25th 2020

The pandemic of covid-19 affected every aspect of the lives of people all around the world and the fun over the whole Bank Holiday weekend in Bampton should have started with the Shirt Race on Saturday May 23rd which had to be cancelled and the da...

Bampton Community Archive

Upstairs of the Grammar School to be brought back into use

  • BCA - 2021.2531
  • Item
  • November 2020

The staircase to the top floor of the Grammar School was removed in the 1960s when people stood a greater chance of getting to the ground floor by falling through the rotten floor than coming back down the stairs. The Bampton Community Archive me...

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

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 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

Sweet Briar Cottage when it was thatched

  • BCA - 2019.2166
  • Item
  • first half C20th

This charming little cottage used to be called Pedlar's Patch and today is called Sweet Briar. The gate is next to Emmies on Bridge Street and the house is set back from the road, behind other cottages. It was the home of agricultural worke...

Bampton Community Archive

Full list of key workers whose children will be exempt from school closures

  • BCA - 2020.2357
  • Item
  • March 20th 2020

The outbreak of Coronavirus in 2020 has caused devastation to the way of life all around the world. New restrictions and advice were being given daily by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and two specialist advisers each day at 5pm from the week b...

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 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

News update from Robert Courts MP for Witney & West Oxfordshire at March 2020

  • BCA - 2020.2359
  • Item
  • March 2020

Robert Courts was elected to take over as MP for Witney and West Oxfordshire when David Cameron retired from being MP for the constituency. Robert emails a news roundup more less weekly and this one has much in regarding Coronavirus, also referre...

Bampton Community Archive

Dr Alan Cole's life story in his own words

  • BCA - 2020.2461
  • Item
  • 2020

Dr Alan Cole came to practice in Bampton in 1959 and was here long enough to have in some cases, looked after three generations of a family. He was 90 in 2020. His life story covers a part of world history that will not be repeated and makes a f...

Bampton Community Archive

Doris June Cleaver. Funeral service program

  • BCA - 2020.2476
  • Item
  • July 2nd 1936 to October 15th 2020

We are here today to Celebrate the Life of:My Wife of 61 YearsDoris June CleaverJuly 1936 – October 2020 * * *Doris was a true Bamptonian, the daughter of local builder and part time firem...

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Long Paddock in Weald St for sale

  • BCA - 2021.2530
  • Item
  • 2020

A house and field called Long Paddock in Weald Street for sale, offers in excess of £750,000 wanted

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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 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

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...

Bampton Community Archive

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 - 2019.2160
  • 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 - 2019.2163
  • 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...

Bampton Community Archive

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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Leaflet, fundraising for restoration of the pipe organ

  • BCA - 2019.2232
  • Item
  • 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...

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Sales brochure for the Lew House Estate 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2154
  • Item
  • 2019

Lew House and the attached estate was put on the market in 2019. It could all be sold as one item or lots of land could be purchased separately. This Knight Frank sales brochure gives all the details.

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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 - 2019.2162
  • 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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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...

Bampton Community Archive

David Williams and a World of Aquatic Art

  • BCA - 2019.2290
  • Item
  • 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

Post for a talk in St Mary's - The Role of Wine In The Church

  • BCA - 2020.2367
  • Item
  • March 17th 2019

The Friends of Saint Mary, Bampton as part of their fund raising have in recent years organised a series of two or three talks, one a month, in the springtime. Robin Shuckburgh was to talk on the Role of Wine in The Church but sadly, due to dread...

Bampton Community Archive

Donkey Derby in Sandford Field 2019

  • BCA - 2020.2480
  • Item
  • August 2019

The Bank Holiday Monday in August 2019 was a beautiful hot and sunny day and the Donkey Derby was extremely well attended.

Bampton Community Archive

Exhibition on Cricket in Bampton, January and February 2019

  • BCA - 2019.1841
  • Item
  • January 23rd 2019

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

Bampton Community Archive

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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Badgers in Oxfordshire to be vaccinated against TB

  • BCA - 2019.2175
  • Item
  • January 2019

The debate about whether cows give badgers TB, badgers give it to cows or if the disease is simply in the soil continues as does the debate on whether mass shooting of badgers is the answer. In Oxfordshire, it has been decided that vaccinating th...

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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...

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Mr Evans, a teacher in Bampton School taken c1959

  • BCA - 2019.2169
  • Item
  • c1959

This teacher is Mr Evans who taught at Bampton School and the picture was taken about 1959.Janet Westman said "Mr Evans was my favourite teacher. He was so young and handsome!, he encouraged me to draw, and would take us on cycle rides at the...

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Coach outing from Bampton c1933

  • BCA - 2019.1950
  • Item
  • c1933

This was a coach out from Bampton with many members of the Green family, all named on the photograph

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School class from around 1946

  • BCA - 2019.1845
  • Item
  • c1944

This picture of a school class was taken at the National School in Church View about 1946. The named children includeFred BishopFred BrooksBill DanielsBrian SadlerBob HuntDennis GreenBrian BarnetIvy BirdAmelia WrightDiane SadlerJacqueline Nichols...

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Baptist Sunday School outing, Emmie Papworth on the left wearing glasses

  • BCA - 2019.1816
  • Item
  • c1940

Baptist Sunday School outing, Emmie Papworth on the left wearing glasses; Miss Dutton on the extreme right and Rose Bishop, Emmie's sister, next to Miss Dutton.Mrs Ivings next to Emmie Papworth. They are all making sure a large group of child...

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Sam Bennett from Ilmington in Warwickshire

  • BCA - 2019.1801
  • Item
  • 1950s

Sam Bennett. He moved to Warwickshire but walked to Bampton to fiddle for the Morris at Whitsun. He would arrive at Mr & Mrs Townsend's Castle Farm on Bridge St and announce 'I be 'ere'. To earn his keep, he'd stay ...

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Freda Bradley with her Aunty Wyn in Queen Street circa 1940

  • BCA - 2019.1770
  • Item
  • c1940

Winifred Cook in Queen Street circa 1940 with her daughter.Winifred Cook was Fred Daniel’s step sister and aunt to Janet Westman.There used to be a row of about 6 little cottages in Lavender Square behind the Jubilee going into Queen Street, but t...

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Ada Tanner & daughter Stella plus two others

  • BCA - 2019.1750
  • Item
  • c1938

Partly a family photograph with mother Ada Tanner and daughter Stella on the left with two other children. Stella became Mrs Whitlock. Ada's maiden name was Butler. For the full family tree do have a look at https://atom.bamptonarchive.org...

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Frank Tanner (left) and Jock Court

  • BCA - 2019.1748
  • Item
  • c1950

Frank Tanner on the left on his way to a family wedding with Jock Court the father of Barbara and Betty.

Bampton Community Archive

Frank Tanner 1895-1980

  • BCA - 2019.1745
  • Item
  • c1935

Frank Tanner 1895-1980 married Ada Alexandra Butler June 3rd 1922. Ada 1903-1987. For the full Tanner family tree have a look at https://atom.bamptonarchive.org/index.php/5czy-8bkr-47kr

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Frances & John Henly with children Roy and Margaret c1950

  • BCA - 2019.1722
  • Item
  • c1950

Frances and John Henly with their children Roy and Margaret, c1950. John farmed Deanery farm and Hobbs buildings and they lived in Deanery farmhouse in Broad Street.

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Church View pre 1970

  • BCA - 2019.1673
  • Item
  • c1950

This is Church View looking north with the spire of St Mary The Virgin church visible at the far end. There is an open ditch running along on the right with large slabs over to allow access to each property.Richard Buckingham grew up on the stree...

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Oxfordshire Art Weeks, Bampton 2018

  • BCA - 2018.1526
  • Item
  • May 5th - 13th 2018

This leaflet was available for people to see all the places where Arts could be viewed in Bampton and exactly what type of Arts. This was Bampton's contribution for Art Weeks Oxfordshire 2018.

Bampton Community Archive

The Graveyard Shift: talk by Professor Roger Jones

  • BCA - 2018.1559
  • Item
  • February 18th 2018

The Friends of St Mary's have recently been organising a talk on a Sunday in February, March and April and this was the talk in February 2018.

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Carriage rides for the Bush Club Members October 2018

  • BCA - 2018.1609
  • Item
  • October 2018

The members of the Bush Club were treated to a wonderful horse-drawn open carriage ride one October day in 2018. Members and helpers include :-Joyce Cotter, Pam Broughton, Mollie Jones, Sadie RoseRobin & Pip Shuckburgh with grandchildren Huxl...

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Mary Ellis in the ATA during WWII died aged 101

  • BCA - 2018.1621
  • Item
  • August 28th 2018

Mary Ellis was a wonderful lady who flew over 1,000 planes including more than 400 Spitfires. She was born in Leafield near Witney and was a good friend with our own Molly Rose OBE who was also in the ATA. Mary was 101 when she died. The artic...

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Paths & roads unfinished at Oakwood Gate, some repaired more than once

  • BCA - 2018.1654
  • Item
  • December 11th 2018

Some footpaths and sections of road at Oakwood Gate, built by Cala Homes off New Road have either never been made up or have been repaired more than once. The path by the side of the field leading to the school is still to be done and people have...

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£4.3 million lottery grant for Kelmscott Manor

  • BCA - 2019.1680
  • Item
  • October 2018

Kelmscott Manor has been awarded £4.3 million by the National Lottery's Heritage Lottery Fund to save the building from dilapidation and to construct new facilities. the house was the retreat of influential designer William Morris fro 1871 t...

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Downton Abbey the film confirmed July 2018

  • BCA - 2019.1691
  • Item
  • July 2018

After 6 series created for TV audiences, it was confirmed in July 2018 that a film 'Downton Abbey' would be made. Later in 2018 some filming took place in Bampton. The pictures show some of the scenes of workers and extras at Church Gr...

Bampton Community Archive

Flower Festival at St. Mary The Virgin Church

  • BCA - 2019.1692
  • Item
  • May 2018

The Flower Guild of Saint Mary The Virgin Church in Bampton holds a wonderful Flower Festival over the late May Bank holiday each year and 2018 was no exception.

Bampton Community Archive

Jeremy Gray & Gilly French celebrate 25 years of Bampton Opera

  • BCA - 2019.2179
  • Item
  • July 2018

Gilly French and Jeremy Gray celebrated the 25th year of the Bampton Classical Opera in 2018. They are the founders and still work tirelessly to make every year a huge success. It is now known as one of the top venues and events of its type and ...

Bampton Community Archive

Wool in Witney and Oxfordshire talk by Richard Martin.

  • BCA - 2018.1565
  • Item
  • April 15th 2018

The Friends of St Mary's have been organising one talk a month for three months from February since 2016. This is the poster for a really interesting talk given by Richard Martin from Filkins Woollen Weavers on April 15th 2018. This is a po...

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Phil Addison and Terry Rouse

  • BCA - 2018.1593
  • Item
  • 1934-2018

A couple of very dear old rogues - but then I'm biased. Phil Addison on the left, born 1934 and Terry Rouse also born in 1934. If you haven't read Phil's book about his 10 years in Bampton from 1940 to 1950 when aged 7 to 17, you&...

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Advert and Parish Profile for new Vicar to come September 2018

  • BCA - 2018.1616
  • Item
  • spring 2018

Rev David Lloyd retired at the end of September 2017 and then an advert and Parish Profile was created. The first entry here is the advert and the remaining 19 pages are the Parish Profile which candidates would have been given. Rev Cannon Janic...

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Tombola to raise money for Breast Cancer research

  • BCA - 2018.1622
  • Item
  • August 8th 2018

Laura Hatwell opened her garden in New Road to run a tombola to help raise funds for Breast Cancer Research. Laura's dear grandmother died of cancer 10 years ago and the raising funds for the research is very close to her heart.

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West Ox Arts holds an exhibition of the work of 20 of its members

  • BCA - 2018.1624
  • Item
  • August 2018

There are 180 members of West Ox Arts and 20 of them put the exhibition together to raise funds to keep the Association running. Each member pays £25 a year but more money needs to be raised to keep the use of the gallery and support local artists.

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton School hold own world cup festival 2018

  • BCA - 2018.1626
  • Item
  • 2018

Bampton Primary School's nursery class spent this term exploring the tournament, which ran from June 14th to Sunday's final in July. The children looked in depth at the countries taking part in Russia, including tasting foods, making fl...

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