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Jack and Godfrey Horne in fancy dress in 1924

  • BCA - 2019.1972
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  • 1924

Jack and Godfrey Horne in fancy dress in 1924.Godfrey Horne was killed in action in France. He was in one of the Guards regiments in WWII

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Folk songs written out by Ada Tanner in 1926

  • BCA - 2020.2469
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  • 1926

These folk songs were written out in a little note book by Ada Tanner in 1926. It is not easy to find such things written between the war years.

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Dawn and Tina Mansfield in fancy dress.

  • BCA - 2019.1976
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  • c1940

Dawn and Tina Mansfield in fancy dress having just passed the Elephant and Castle Inn. Note pre-decimalisation prices of the ice cream. 1d was 1 penny and 240 pennies made £1.

Bampton Community Archive

Fete at Weald Manor to raise funds for new floor in St Mary's

  • BCA - 2019.1965
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  • June 1960

This is a newspaper article from the Oxford Times June 10th 1960 which talks about the fete held at Weald Manor by kind permission of Mrs A.M. Colvile and her son Major R.A. Colvile. It was to raise funds for the renewal of part of the floor inside Saint Mary The Virgin Church, specifically the parquet flooring across the front of the aisles by the pulpit and lectern.
It was Whit Monday, the day of Morris Dancing in Bampton (until the government stopped Whit Monday being a Bank Holiday and fixed it at the last Monday in May with may or not be Whit Monday) and the dancers called at the Fete.

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