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Horse Fair on Church Green

  • BCA - 2022.3412
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  • 2022

Horses on Church Green. Men with white flags kept the horses under control. A strip of white rag was tied on the tail of a horse when it was sold. In later years, a white sticker was stuck to their rumps. Note the temporary railing in front of Church Gate house. Ladies and children stayed safe in the churchyard while they watched proceedings.

Nik Stanbridge

Horses outside the church, thought fit for use down the coal mines

  • BCA - 2022.3433
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  • 2022

Horses on Church Green. Men with white flags kept the horses under control. A strip of white rag was tied on the tail of a horse when it was sold. In later years, a white sticker was stuck to their rumps. Note the temporary railing in front of Church Gate house. Ladies and children stayed safe in the churchyard while they watched proceedings

Nik Stanbridge

Horse Fair. Horses on Church Green

  • BCA - 2022.3437
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  • 2022

The annual horse fair in Bampton. These horses are in Church Street. Note that both men and women wore hats and ladies' clothes were generally down to their ankles.

Nik Stanbridge

Horse Fair on Church Green in the rain

  • BCA - 2022.3451
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  • 2022

Horse Fair on Church Green in the rain. Horses sold on the green were considered suitable to be pit ponies and the Welsh miners knew to come to this part of Bampton for the pit ponies. The Plain tree just right of centre is now a huge tree (2014).

Nik Stanbridge

Horse Fair, Church Green

  • BCA - 2022.3438
  • Item
  • 2022

Horse Fair - ponies tied up on Church Green were considered by the vendors to be suitable for pit ponies and the Welsh miners knew to come to this part of Bampton to buy their pit ponies. Here, the ladies and children are inside the church wall away from the horses but able to watch the proceedings. It was an event much enjoyed by all and the ladies and children have got their best hats on.

Nik Stanbridge

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