This picture shows the spire of St Mary The Virgin Church in Bampton seen across Sandford field. It was taken early in the twentieth century. Today, a hedge obscures the view of the houses in the foreground but not all still exist.
This article is about the AGM of the Bampton with Clanfield and Aston, Lew and Shifford church AGM. The vicar was Rev. Andrew Scott and this was his first year here. Alan Keef was elected secretary. Hilda Pickard was electoral roll keeper, Tim Bryce was treasurer and reported a 40% increase in parish share. A report of the diocesan synod was given by Ruby Riches and of the Mothers' Union by Mrs Betty Cooper. Churchwardens elected were Aston - Mr P Hook and Mr A Keef Bampton - Mrs Hilda Pickard and Mr Norman Gregory Clanfield - Mr P Horne and Mr Fred Farmer Lew - Mr Charles Radclyffe and Mrs Olive Gush Shifford - Mrs Betty Cooper and Mr Tim Bryce.