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Sale of 2 dwellings in Church Street 1908

  • BCA - 2019.2203
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  • 1908

To be sold by auction byRichard Gillettat the Talbot hotel in Bampton on Wednesday March 4th 1908, by order of the trustees under the will of the late George Oakey, and under condition to be then and there produced.It looks as if the properties we...

Bampton Community Archive

Roy Shergold's home after the July 2007 floods

  • BCA - 2019.2206
  • Item
  • 2007

In July 2007 Bampton was hit by almost 6 inches of rain in less than 24 hours. Much of the village was flooded. Roy Shergold's home was inundated very suddenly. He told me that if Mary had still been alive, because she had to sleep downsta...

Bampton Community Archive

Ernest Christopher Buckingham, killed in action Sept 25th 1915

  • BCA - 2019.2205
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  • September 25th 1915

Richard Buckingham said"My great uncle Ernest Christopher Buckingham. Private 9991 Ox & Bucks Light Infantry. He is mentioned on the Menin Gate memorial. Brother to Shadrack “Jack” Buckingham who used to live at 1 Spring Cottages, \Pri...

Bampton Community Archive

Church Street in 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2204
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  • 1998

These photographs were all taken by John Grout in 1998 to record Church Street as it looked in that year.

Bampton Community Archive

After Market Square Garage was removed, before Thornberry Flats were built

  • BCA - 2019.2202
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  • 1998

These pictures, all taken by John Grout, record the brief moment in time where the Market Square Garage was totally removed and before Thornberry Flats were built on the site. Bell Cottage, the little thatched house is clearly visible.

Bampton Community Archive

Sign outside the Signal Camp in Weald

  • BCA - 2019.2200
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  • 1950s

This sign used to be outside the Royal Corps of Signals in Weald and was rescued when the RAF took over the site in September 1969. It is now in the museum of the Royal Signals and has been there since 2007.

Bampton Community Archive

Windmill frame used by Radio Hams in Weald

  • BCA - 2019.2201
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  • 1965

1965. This pylon was the framework that once held a windmill on White Owl farm. The farm belonged to Bert and Ted Wilkins. As they were not intending to mend the windmill, Ray Evans from the Royal Corps of Signals based in Weald asked if his ama...

Bampton Community Archive

Canteen at RAF Bampton Castle 1971

  • BCA - 2019.2198
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  • 1971

This picture was taken in 1971 and shows the canteen at RAF Bampton Castle in Weald just before the kitchen closed for the first time. Helping himself to lunch is Cyril Cawser, father of Myra and Caroline. He was a civilian working there in the ...

Bampton Community Archive

Frog Prince made by Jo Lewington

  • BCA - 2019.2197
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  • 1980s

This Frog Prince was made by Jo Lewington. I asked her to tell me about it and she said :-"This dates from my sculptor phase in the ‘80s. I made 3 or 4 of these. One was sent to the head of a fashion house in California ( I remember it as ...

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Cyril Smith & Son Christopher rebuilding wall at Castle View

  • BCA - 2019.2196
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  • 2004

Cyril Smith and his son Christopher re-building part of the wall at Castle View, once Castle View Farmhouse on Bridge Street in 2004.Cyril could turn his hand to any building problem and was known for getting about Bampton with his bicycle and he ...

Bampton Community Archive

Suzy Lamb's pram in Church View

  • BCA - 2019.2193
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  • early twentieth century

This view along Church View looking north towards St Mary's shows two interesting features.1. The pram belonged to Suzy Lamb who used it to carry the bits and pieces she sold around Bampton.2. There is no pavement on the right-hand side which...

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Junior Church in St Mary's Good Friday 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2192
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  • Good Friday 1999

Junior Church seen in St Mary's on Goof Friday 1999 along with their leader Mrs Margaret Battersby.

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Poster for the Witney to Fairford railway line

  • BCA - 2019.2191
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  • about 1955-1960

A British Railways Poster for the Witney to Fairford line including information on goods carried and some of the personnel who worked on the railway at Witney. They include station master S. V. Jones, chief goods clerk F. G. Law, supervisory good...

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Allotments by Cheyne Lane near the brook, C2000

  • BCA - 2019.2190
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  • about 2000

This plot of land is by Cheyne Lane on left just before reaching the brook having gone down from by the butcher's shop. It was worked as allotments for a few yeas but then that all stopped. The crops never looked robust and I think the rabb...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Brass Band, early C20th

  • BCA - 2019.2189
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  • early twentieth century

Bampton had a brass band in the very early days of the twentieth century. The picture of them playing outside the Town Hall was kindly lent to the Archive by Barbara Daw. At that time the arches of the Town Hall were bricked up as the space belo...

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Repair of the spire of St Mary's & re-gilding of the cockerel weather vane

  • BCA - 2019.2188
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  • 1994

In 1994 the church bells of St Mary The Virgin were silent while the top of the spire was repaired. The weather vane cockerel was re-gilded at the same time. The round ball of concrete in which the weather vane was seated was removed and a new o...

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Wedding photograph of Stan Hawkins & Mavis Horne

  • BCA - 2019.2187
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  • probably early 1960s

Stan Hawkins and Mavis Horne were married in Bampton. They had two sons David and Michael and they lived on the Aston Road.

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Local Plan for housing finally agreed by government's planning inspectorate

  • BCA - 2019.2185
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  • September 2018

For what feels like years and years, WODC have been putting together a Local (housing) Plan and at long last, it was agreed by the governments planning inspectorate. All far too late to stop the speculative developments which WODC could not stop ...

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Bampton School used the World Cup to widen their learning

  • BCA - 2019.2184
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  • July 2018

Bampton's Primary School nursery class made use of the World Football Cup, held in Russia, to aid their learning. They learned where the countries who took part were on a map, they had food tasting specific to some of the countries, they mad...

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Non-stop tunes for floral fun in Clanfield

  • BCA - 2019.2183
  • Item
  • 1978

John Chipperfield usually has a page in the Witney Gazette where he recalls events in times past. This item recalls the time in 1978 when Susan Morris, pictured at the organ in Clanfield Church played for 10 hours taking turns with John White an...

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Bampton residents organise a mass clean-up around Bampton

  • BCA - 2019.2182
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  • July 2018

The people of Bampton always pull together when push comes to shove. Residents got fed up with the litter about the paths and lanes and organised a mass clean-up. This article gives much more detail about it.

Bampton Community Archive

O2 mast near Bampton has been faulty since August 2nd 2018

  • BCA - 2019.2181
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  • September 19th 2018

This article was written for the September 19th issue of the Witney Gazette. It reports that the O2 telecommunications mast near Bampton has been faulty since it was first reported on August 2nd 2018. There is huge frustration with it being faul...

Bampton Community Archive

An Exhibition on some of Bampton's Families

  • BCA - 2019.2180
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  • September 2018

The Bampton Community Archive puts on three exhibitions each year which run for two months. In September 2018 Janet Newman put up a wonderfully researched exhibition on some of Bampton's Families. Family trees were printed out on scrolls fo...

Bampton Community Archive

Jeremy Gray & Gilly French celebrate 25 years of Bampton Opera

  • BCA - 2019.2179
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  • 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

August Bank Holiday 2018

  • BCA - 2019.2178
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  • August Bank Holiday 2018

The SPAJERS once again held the Donkey Derby on August Bank Holiday Monday 2018. Many village clubs and societies have stalls in the field and there is a wonderful tea tent. The day gives fun to all while raising funds to give Bampton's pen...

Bampton Community Archive

Letter from Frank Purslow to the Witney Gazette

  • BCA - 2019.2177
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  • 1970s

Frank Purslow was not only an excellent melodeon player, he taught many local people as well. He also had a wonderful catalogue of music gathered throughout his life. It was shocking to see it all put outside the gate of his house after his deat...

Bampton Community Archive

Funeral of George Collins June 29th 2018

  • BCA - 2019.2176
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  • Sept 22nd 1915 to June 5th 2018

George Collins and family came to Bampton in 1943 from Somerset when he bought Weald Farm. George lived to be 102 years old and was active almost to the last. The Archive filmed a conversation with George who talked about his farming life and yo...

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Badgers in Oxfordshire to be vaccinated against TB

  • BCA - 2019.2175
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  • 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
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  • 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

Thatched hayricks

  • BCA - 2019.2173
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  • first half twentieth century

Before farmers had large barns to store their hay, they built hayricks and a rick thatcher would come and thatch them to keep the water out. It was a useful way of having a store of food near where it was wanted. This was a skilled job and Bampt...

Bampton Community Archive

Various place where the Post Office has been in Bampto

  • BCA - 2019.2172
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  • 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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WI Christmas Party for Bampton children c1955

  • BCA - 2019.2171
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  • c1955

In the years after WWII the WI used to host a lovely Christmas Party for Bampton's children. This picture was taken about 1955.1. Jean Lomas2. Rosemary Ham3. Olive Peacock4. Ann Jackson5. Daphne Jackson6. Peter Ham7. Roger Bunce8. Jean Elwar...

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Children at tree planting in memory of Mary Farmer

  • BCA - 2019.2170
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  • c1995

Miss Mary Farmer taught at Bampton school for many decades and three generations of many families. The children in these two pictures are seen planting a tree in her memory. Mary died in 2003.

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Mr Evans, a teacher in Bampton School taken c1959

  • BCA - 2019.2169
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  • 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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Bampton Traditional Morris Men at Bampton House, 1994

  • BCA - 2019.2168
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  • May Bank Holiday 1994

This photograph was kindly sent to the Archive by Graham Rose. His father, Bernard, took the picture in 1994 when the Bampton Traditional Morris Men were dancing on their lawn at Bampton House. Francis Shergold was squire of the side in 1994.Tha...

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WI Children's Christmas Party 1956

  • BCA - 2018.1555
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  • 1956

Long before the days when everyone had a TV and many IT toys and gadgets, the WI Christmas Party was much enjoyed my many children. This group photo was taken 1956 at a Christmas party given by the WI.In no particular orderSusan Hunt, Tom Papwo...

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Annual inspection of RAF Bampton Castle in Weald

  • BCA - 2019.2167
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  • April 1993

RAF Signals station at Weald.The air officer supporting Air Command carrying out the annual inspection in April 1993.The RAF took over use of the site in September 1969 from the Royal Corps of Signals which had been stationed there since it opened...

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Sweet Briar Cottage when it was thatched

  • BCA - 2019.2166
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  • 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...

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Amateur Radio Club on Lundy Island 1965

  • BCA - 2019.2165
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  • 1965

The pennant of the 3rd Squadron, 14th Signals Regiment, Bampton, flies over Lundy Island where the men from Bampton Signals camp have gone to operate an amateur radio station. 1965."It was a modified Marconi Diversity receiver using an RCA (R...

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1965 A pylon that once held a windmill on White Owl Farm

  • BCA - 2019.2164
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  • 1965

1965. This pylon was the framework that once held a windmill on White Owl farm. The farm belonged to Bert and Ted Wilkins. As they were not intending to mend the windmill, Ray Evans from the Royal Corps of Signals based in Weald asked if his am...

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Brooks family in the twentieth century

  • BCA - 2019.1883
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  • twentieth century

Mrs Brooks of Mill Green showing a cross in the window to indicate a member of the family is away at war. WWI. She was the mother of Brannon Brooks and mother-in-law to Nellie Brooks who was the mother of Nan, Jim, Connie, Teddy, Bob, Nellie and B...

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Bampton Has Talent June 8th 2014

  • BCA - 2017.886
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  • June 8th 2014

In 2012 as part of the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, an evening of entertainment was organised which asked the question "Has Bampton Got Talent?" Clearly it had and so in 2015 when a similar evening was organ...

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Cycle ride to raise the need for a cycle pathway Bampton-Tadpole Bridge

  • BCA - 2017.245
  • Item
  • 1999

In 1999 there was a mass cycle ride organised to highlight the need for a cycle pathway from Bampton to The Trout Inn at Tadpole bridge on the Buckland Road. The bridge crosses the River Thames. Young and old took part but sadly, it did not lead...

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Open Gardens June 16th 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2160
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  • 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 - 2019.2159
  • 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 - 2019.2158
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  • 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 - 2019.2161
  • 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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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...

Bampton Community Archive

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...

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Wedding of Ken Mullis and April Humphries September 9th 1961

  • BCA - 2019.2157
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  • September 9th 1961

This is a wedding photograph for April Humphries and Ken Mullis taken outside the west door of St Mary The Virgin Church, Bampton on September 9th 1961.From left to right -Shirley Daniels / Mr Jim Mullis /Miss Barbara Mullis / Miss Laurel Humphrie...

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Barratt family

  • BCA - 2019.2156
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  • C20th

Roy Barratt and his family came to Bampton in the early to mid 1960s and quietly played a very active part in Bampton life. Pat in the WI and Roy was an excellent photographer who documented all sorts of events long before we had a Community Arch...

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Cromwell House in Cheapside, Hilda Kent & Margaret Howse

  • BCA - 2017.1236
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  • 1990s

Cromwell House is in Cheapside between Exeter House and The Old Forge. Hilda Kent lived there along with Margaret Howse after WWII until their deaths. Hilda did some research on the house and her notes are included in the pdf. They both worked ...

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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...

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Sales brochure for the Lew House Estate 2019

  • BCA - 2019.2154
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  • 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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Airman, Reg Smith, married Albert Radband's sister, Beryl Joan Radband.

  • BCA - 2019.1959
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  • 1950s

Airman, Reg Smith, married Albert Radband's sister, Beryl Joan Radband.He was the brother of twins Peggy and Dolly.Godfather of Jamie Wheeler.Marion Paintin said "Joan and Reg had two children Linda and Michael who married my sister Sus...

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St Mary's seen from Sandford Field

  • BCA - 2019.2153
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  • 1950s

This view of St Mary The Virgin Church was taken looking across Sandford Field, probably in the 1950s but could be ten years earlier. Several of the little cottages seen here have been demolished and Sandfords, the house, has been considerably en...

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Os Williams' family in the 1890s

  • BCA - 2019.2152
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  • 1890s

These two photographs are of the family of Os Williams and were taken some time in the 1890s. Os Williams was a fireman in Bampton.Os Williams is seated in the front row on the left in the large group photo. These pictures were lent by David Darby.

Bampton Community Archive

Selection of dance tickets for events run by the SPAJERS

  • BCA - 2019.2151
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  • 1960 1970

The SPAJERS - The Society for The Preservation of Ancient Junketing - organised many dances as part of their fundraising events to enable them to give fun to Bampton's senior citizens while everyone had fun.There are 6 tickets here with dance...

Bampton Community Archive

Morgan Brothers in financial difficulties 2011

  • BCA - 2019.2150
  • Item
  • March 2011

This newspaper cutting talks about the financial problems of the Morgan Brothers. They own and rent much land in Sharney which is close to the Thames SE of Weald, so there is local concern about the farming of their fields.

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Bampton Tradition Morris Men's Annual Party 1996

  • BCA - 2019.2148
  • Item
  • November 1996

The Bampton Traditional Morris Dancers held their annual party in November for years and invited the Swindon Folk club members to join them. When the Folk Club started in the 1960 the Morris side under squire Francis Shergold went to several even...

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WOAA Spring Exhibition 1974

  • BCA - 2019.2115
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  • April 27th to May 31st 1974

Poster for the Spring Exhibition April 27th to May 31st 1974 which included works by Anthony Baynes, William Bunce, Laurence Fleming, Richard Hobbs, Claerwen Holland, Angela Mulliner, Charles Mussett, Margaret Ralston, Gary Woodley.

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Bank Holiday Monday 1999 Morris Dancing

  • BCA - 2019.2147
  • Item
  • Bank Holiday Monday 1999

Morris Dancing on Bank Holiday Monday 1999The Bampton Traditional Morris Men.There are two more collections of photos from 1999 at2019.21452019.2146

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Morris Dancing Bank Holiday Monday 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2146
  • Item
  • Bank Holiday Monday 1999

Morris Dancing around Bampton on the late May Bank Holiday with visiting sides Manley from Rumworth and Chipping Campden.This is the Bampton Traditional Morris Men.There are two more collections of photos from 1999 at2019.21452019.2147

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Bank Holiday Monday Morris dancing 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2145
  • Item
  • Bank Holiday Monday 1999

Bank Holiday Monday 1999 Morris Dancing around Bampton and three pictures of a music session late in the day in the pub.Musicians are Reg Hall, Jamie Wheeler, John Grout. Squire Francis Shergold and cake carrier is Bob West.This is the Bampton Tr...

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The Bampton Cluster of Schools entered the Art Competition by WOAA 1976.

  • BCA - 2019.2144
  • Item
  • 1976

Admiring the work on display at the Gallery in the Town Hall are Karen Taylor aged 8, Edward Forester-Walker aged 7 and Tom Woods aged 5.Six local schools took part.Works included portraits of Mum, the local librarian and nurses as well as embroid...

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Young writers' competition organised by WOAA December 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2143
  • Item
  • December 1975

In December 1975 prizes were awarded in the young writers' competition organised by WOAA.In the picture, judge John Skinner is giving a prize to Liz Matthews of Eynsham who won 2nd prize in the under 14s poetry section.On the left is Catherin...

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Christmas Craft Fair December 1975 - spinning

  • BCA - 2019.2142
  • Item
  • December 1975

At the Christmas craft fair in December 1975, Rosalind Green is showing how spinning used to be done with a beautiful spinning wheel made by Crowdys Wood Products, then based in Clanfield. Her daughter Hannah is standing next to her.Christmas card...

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Christmas Card competition November 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2141
  • Item
  • November 1975

WOAA organised and held a Christmas Card competition in November 1975. There were over 150 entrants.Top picture, Mrs Angela Mulliner is looking at some of the cards with Anderley Moore and Heather Manly.The lower picture shows 11 year old Tim Ma...

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Drama workshop for 25 youngsters 1973

  • BCA - 2019.2139
  • Item
  • 1973

The activities were organised by the local drama student Peter Phillips from the Italia Conti School and two of his friends from the London College.Left to right are Luella Keeble and Candy Westman with Peter. 1973Two professional theatre workers...

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Easter Inquirer being compiled 1974

  • BCA - 2019.2140
  • Item
  • 1974

Helping to organise the layout of this year's Easter Inquirer were Daniel Porter and Matthew Phillips assisted by Mr Brian Winston, chairman of the scheme sponsored by the literature panel of the West Oxfordshire Arts Associate. 1973.

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West Oxfordshire Arts Association (WOAA) Fair 1974

  • BCA - 2019.2137
  • Item
  • 1974

Don McNeil with some of his pottery figures on exhibition at the West Oxon Art Association's Fair. 1974Tony Handley demonstrating the art of country chair restoration. 1974

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Children at the Craft Fair at West Ox Arts November 1974

  • BCA - 2019.2136
  • Item
  • November 1974

Two year old Suzannah and five year old Martin Landray trying out some of the glove puppets made by Jan Burrage of Carterton at the Arts Association craft fair. November 1974Clare and Hannah Green with some of the toys made by their father that we...

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men at Tickhill

  • BCA - 2019.2135
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  • c1995 to 1997

This photograph was taken in Tickhill at Rock House when Bampton Traditional Morris Men went up to Yorkshire for a weekend of dancing. The date is probably 1995 but could be 96 or 97.The ladies are wives and girlfriends and daughters of the dance...

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Reg Hall playing the fiddle, 1970

  • BCA - 2019.2134
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  • 1970

This is Reg Hall playing the fiddle for Bampton Traditional Morris Men at Whitsun 1970

Bampton Community Archive

Bill Daniels 1980

  • BCA - 2019.2133
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  • 1980

This lovely photograph of Bill Daniels in his Morris gear was taken by Eric Stott in 1980

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Drawing of Francis Shergold 1990

  • BCA - 2019.2132
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  • 1990

This delightful drawing of Francis Shergold was done by Alan Beer in 1990.Alan lived in Gothurst, next to the Eagle Inn in Church View.

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Opus 5 perform in Bampton March 17th 1979

  • BCA - 2019.2131
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  • March 17th 1979

With financial help from Southern Arts, WOAA were able to get Opus 5 to sing in Bampton. The professional singers :-John VickersJohn WilmanTrevor OwenRoger HemingwayAlan FairsThey have sung in Worcester and Gloucester Cathedral choirs, with the B...

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Members' Exhibition Feb-Mar 1979

  • BCA - 2019.2130
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  • February 11th to March 3rd 1979

The poster advertising the members' exhibition to run from February 11th to March 3rd 1979. It was put on with financial help from the Southern Arts Association.Items created by 90 members were shown and for sale

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Review of the exhibition held in the Gallery March 1977

  • BCA - 2019.2125
  • Item
  • March 1977

Two cuttings with comments about the exhibition in March 1977.Works by Ann Manly, T. H. Cooke , J. Martin, Michael Brockway, E. Baylis, Anthony Baynes and Audry Lintott are singled out for praise while others are deemed embarrassingly amateurish.

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Liza Hobbs and David Wright give a recital in St Mary's April 1977

  • BCA - 2019.2124
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  • April 1977

A collection of newspaper cuttings about the recital given in St Mary's by Liza Hobbs soprano and David Wright. It was presented by WOAA. Lisa was in her final year at Trinity College of Music of which David was a fellow. Music by Purcell,...

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Article - The Arts Thrive in Bampton February 1976

  • BCA - 2019.2123
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  • February 1976

An article titled 'The Arts Thrive in Bampton' by Harriet Daniels talking about the various exhibitions and workshops that have been arranged by WOAA

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WOAA writing competition 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2121
  • Item
  • November 1975

WOAA writing competition November 1975'Prose' for 14 years and under'Poetry' 14 years and over'Drama' 14 years and over and 14 years and under

Bampton Community Archive

Southern Arts December 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2120
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  • December 1975

Inside Bampton Arts Centre; diary and review. Article by Brian Mulliner about the beginnings of WOAA.

Bampton Community Archive

Events catalogue for May, June and July 1976

  • BCA - 2019.2118
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  • May, June & July 1976

This is the little catalogue for May, June and July 1976 listing all the upcoming events.It also briefly list a few things that will take place in August, September and October 1976

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WOAA Events in May, June and July 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2116
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  • May, June, July 1975

This is the events brochure for May, June and July 1975 and a cutting from the West Oxfordshire Standard July 25th about the exhibition called 'Jackdaw.' It included many items whose attraction or beauty was incidental to their purpose.

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