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Sonner Townsend b May 24th 1914 by Keith Chandler

  • BCA - 2021.2747
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  • 1914 2008

Sonner Townsend, the son of Albert Townsend who first owned The Elephant and Castle and later moved across the road to run Castle View Farm, was born in 1914 and danced in Bampton Morris from the age of 11. These notes and accounts as ever have b...

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Bampton Traditional Morris dancing in Witney July 1984

  • BCA - 2021.2728
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  • July 1984

By tradition the Bampton Morris dancers dance in Bampton on only one day a year. That used to be Whit Monday but when the government made the last Monday in May the bank holiday, which may or may not be Whit Monday the day of dance has stayed the...

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Arnold Woodley's side in the USA 1982

  • BCA - 2021.2695
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  • 1982

Arnold Woodley's side went to the USA in 1982 and this picture was taken while out there

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Letter from Frank Purslow to Bill somebody 1972

  • BCA - 2021.2693
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  • January 24th 1972

This is a letter from Frank Purslow who played for Francis Shergold's side for a few years and then transferred to Arnold Woodley's side c1970.

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Lawrence Adams' side between 1983 and 2003

  • BCA - 2021.2692
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  • 1983 2003

A group of photograph of Lawrence Adams' side taken between 1983 and 2003img240 Policeman Steve c2003img241 2003img242 from Hilary Blanford. Double jig, outside Morris Clown. Lawrence Adams left, Barry Care and Darren Lloydimg243 from Hilary ...

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Letters between Arnold Woodley and Sam Bennett

  • BCA - 2021.2691
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  • 1945 1950

These are letters between Arnold Woodley and Sam Bennett in the years 1945 to 1950. I am sorry the scanning is not better but the copies I was given were scans and not all of them were good. There is one further letter from Frank Purslow to Bill...

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Buscot Tanner and his family

  • BCA - 2021.2647
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  • 1911 to c1935

These photographs are all of Buscot Tanner and his family. They show1. 1911 Jingy on fiddle, Henry Radband with cake, Charles Tanner in doorway his brother Buscot Tanner in No1 position, David Edginton fool2. Buscot Tanner and his wife Sophia, se...

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First year some Bampton Men were Morris Dancing

  • BCA - 2021.2680
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  • May 20th 1986

This list was put together by Keith Chandler May 20th 1986 and records the first year some of the Bampton men Morris danced at Spring Bank holiday. They includeColin BatheMark BootyRoly BrownRichard BuckinghamRobin ConnaughtonAlister CookMathew G...

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Bampton Morris men outside the Elephant & Castle c1924 or 1925

  • BCA - 2021.2646
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  • about 1924

This picture was taken about 1924 or 1925 and shows the Bampton Morris Men outside the Elephant & Castle Inn. At that period in time, nearly all boys and men wore hats not just the dancers.

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Booklet "The Dancing English" by the EFDSS

  • BCA - 2021.2643
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  • c1950s

This booklet was produced by the EFDSS (English Folk Dance and Song Society). Sadly, there is no date anywhere in the booklet but prices are in pre decimal coinage and the photograph of the Bampton Morris dancers was taken in 1947. That does not...

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Son Townsend 50 years a Morris fool; children with garlands

  • BCA - 2021.2610
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  • 1974

In 197 Son Townsend clocked up 50 years as a Morris Dancer and later Fool in Bampton. He first danced out with the side in 1925. To mark the occasion a clock and silver salver were given to Son.The young dancers left to right behind Son are (I t...

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May Bank Holiday festivities in Bampton

  • BCA - 2021.2609
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  • circa 1974

Bampton always has a weekend filled with fun and laughter over the late May Bank Holiday. These cuttings talk about the Shirt Race and the Morris Dancing.In one of the cuttings you can also read about1. An exhibition of Arts and Crafts in the Tow...

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Exhibition on the History of Morris Dancing in Bampton 2014

  • BCA - 2021.2595
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  • June 2014

A double page spread about the exhibition of the History of Morris Dancing put on in the Vesey room by Janet Rouse for the Bampton Community Archive June to the end of July 2014.

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Morris Dancing in the Market Square 1897

  • BCA - 2021.2561
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  • 1897

This is one of the earliest photograph of the Bampton Morris Men taken in 1897, Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee year.The dancers areGeorge Wells/TaylorThomas William TannerJoseph RouseRobert DixeyGeorge DixeyJames DeweCharles Henry Tanner, r...

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Morris Dancing in the Market Square by a visiting side

  • BCA - 2021.2524
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  • 1985

These three photographs are of one of the visiting sides to Bampton in 1985 dancing in the Market Square outside the Village Hall in two pictures and at the West end of the Square in the third picture.

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Newspaper cuttings from 1982

  • BCA - 2021.2518
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  • 1982

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1982 and the topics covered includeconcern over housing scheme which would mean some tenants losing half their gardensDarby & Joan club, WI Club,Buckland Road to be closed for up to three months while the ...

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Newspaper cuttings from 1980

  • BCA - 2021.2516
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  • 1980

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1980 and the topics covered includeMorris dancingOur Youth Club members who took part in a 24 hour table tennis marathonBampton's first junior May Queen Tanya NewlandBampton Fair and Molly Cole's dol...

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Newspaper cuttings from 1975

  • BCA - 2021.2515
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  • 1975

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1975. Topics covered includeMorris dancingShirt race won by Frank Piercy with partner John Fox plus a picture of Barry Bowls after the racePumpkin Club grand weigh-inJason Seacole scoring 2 goals at Wembley t...

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Cuttings from local papers in 1973

  • BCA - 2021.2512
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  • 1973

These newspaper cuttings are from local papers in 1973. Topics covered includethe Bingo club, coffee morning in aid of Cancer Research Bampton branch, Darby & Joan Club, jumble sale for the ATCSgt David Sturgis of the 1st Battalion The Royal ...

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men, May Bank Holiday 2003

  • BCA - 2020.2492
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  • May 2003

All these pictures of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men were taken on May Bank Holiday 2003. Dancers include John Shuker, David Townsend, Martin Landray, Cyril Smith, Billy Main, fool Ray Borrett and musician Reg Hall.

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men dancing at Bampton House

  • BCA - 2020.2491
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  • c1986

This picture shows 5 young dancers and a their musician at Bampton House in Bushey Row, probably in 1986. The dancers seen visually left to right are Martin Ferguson, Paul Townsend, Craig Godwin, Cyril Smith (not a youngster) and Joe Perry with J...

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William Nathan 'Jingy' Wells playing the fiddle in 1923

  • BCA - 2019.1847
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  • 1923

William Nathan 'Jingy' Wells danced, fooled and played the fiddle for Bampton Morris from the late nineteenth century and well into the twentieth.In this picture he is seen with his fiddle.The hat, waistcoat, trousers and socks (odd sock...

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Drawings of Cyril Smith and Francis Shergold by Alan Beers

  • BCA - 2020.2488
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  • 1990

These two sketches were done by Alan Beers in 1990 and given to Bob West, who has kindly allowed the Archive to scan them. They are of Cyril Smith and Francis Shergold. Francis was squire of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men and Cyril had also ...

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Tickhill Gala Day 1996

  • BCA - 2020.2486
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  • 1996

This was Gala Day at Tickhill in Yorkshire. Bampton Traditional Morris Men, Squire Francis Shergold were three of the dance sides invited to take part along with Yorkshire Ladies side Yorkshire Chandaliers and the now disbanded Broadstone Morris ...

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1983 Shirt Race and Morris Dancing

  • BCA - 2020.2485
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  • May 1983

This newspaper cutting is about the Shirt Race and the Morris Dancing in Bampton at the late May Bank Holiday in 1983. Ian Baker 6 and Ivan Lomas 8 won the fancy dress aspect of the Junior Shirt Race. Reg Hall with his fiddle is seen enjoying a ...

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Hand written Bampton Morris Music 1926

  • BCA - 2020.2470
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  • 1926

This music score was kept by Ada Tanner in 1926 but there is no way of knowing if she wrote it out. The tunes are for four Morris dancesNutting GirlRose TreeOld Tom Oxford or Old MollyJockey to The Fair

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Music score for Bampton Morris tunes compiled in 1926

  • BCA - 2020.2468
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  • 1926

This music score of Bampton Morris Dance tunes was kept and covered by Ada Tanner in 1926. It was passed on to her daughter Vera Elward who has now passed it to her daughter Janet Newman. The dance tunes listed areThe Flowers of EdinburghThe Mai...

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men, May 2018

  • BCA - 2020.2464
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  • May 28th 2018

The first picture shows the dancers of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men who were out dancing on May 28th 2018.Two dancers were unable to dance that day, Martin Landray who broke his ankle two days earlier when taking part in the Shirt Race and G...

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men 2003

  • BCA - 2020.2442
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  • Spring Bank Holiday Monday 2003

A few photographs taken of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men dancing on Spring Bank Holiday in 2003.Musician Reg HallDancers Jonny Shuker, Toby Perry, Cyril Smith, Billy Main and Martin Landray. Ray Borrett the fool dancing the fool's jig.

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Shirt Race and Morris Dancing Whitsun 1985

  • BCA - 2020.2441
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  • Whitsun 1985

Over the Bank Holiday weekend at Whitsun 1985. Ian Baker and Ivan Lomas won the fancy dress competition held prior to the Shirt Race. Reg Hall enjoyed a pint between playing on the Monday. Terry Rouse danced in as the fool outside the Horse Shoe.

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Spring Bank Holiday Morris Men 2003

  • BCA - 2020.2438
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  • 2003

Francis Shergold's side, the Bampton Traditional Morris Men on Spring Bank Holiday. Craig Godwin and Jamie Wheeler got their tankards for 25 years of dancing with the side, presented at Weald Manor.This was the last year Rod Stradling was on...

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Sunday practice at the Horse Shoe 2001

  • BCA - 2020.2436
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  • 2001

The Sunday before Bank Holiday Monday the Morris sides in Bampton have their last practice. In these photos the Bampton Traditional Morris side can be seen in the garden of the Horse Shoe, their headquarters at the time. People include Reg Hall ...

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Young dancers in 1980

  • BCA - 2020.2437
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  • 1980

These are the young dancers in Francis Shergold's side 1980, the Bampton Traditional Morris Men. They include Keith Rouse, Jamie Wheeler and Craig Godwin.

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Rumworth and South Downs, guest sides 1986

  • BCA - 2020.2435
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  • 1986

May Bank Holiday 1986 the two visiting sides with Bampton Traditional Morris Men under squire Francis Shergold were Rumworth also called Manley Morris and South Downs. Most of these pictures are of Rumworth, the last two are South Downs.

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Postcard from Jan, Jasper & Andrew Walsh to Andrew West

  • BCA - 2020.2434
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  • 1986

This card was sent from Jan, Jasper and Andrew Walsh to Andrew West in 1986.Francis Shergold seen on the left, Terry Rouse centre the fool, Tony Daniels behind Terry. Jamie Wheeler playing the accordion.

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Belgium. Boerke Naas. Sint Niklaas 1997

  • BCA - 2020.2426
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  • 1997

These picture were taken when Francis Shergold's side, the Bampton Traditional Morris Men were invited to dance in Belgium in 1997 at Boerke Naas. Sint Niklaas . Some of our dancers and musicians include Reg Hall musician, Bob West cake, Lia...

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Fun with photos up in the Horse Shoe

  • BCA - 2020.2433
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  • 1999

These two pictures were taken in the Horse Shoe, licencee Alan Clarke, probably in 1999. Ted Poole is in one picture but the other one shows fun had with pictures and captions.

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men's party 1981

  • BCA - 2020.2432
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  • 1981

These two pictures were taken at the end of the party of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men when the dancers did a couple of Morris dances. Some in the photos include Billy Main, Jasper Walsh, Toby Perry, Andrew Lloyd, Tony Daniels, John Shuker a...

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March 29th 1981 in the Elephant & Castle

  • BCA - 2020.2431
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  • March 29th 1981

These pictures were taken in the Elephant & Castle in 1981. Some of the people include Rocky, Steve Pearce, Dave Rose, Keith Chandler, Fred Cook, Roy Shergold, Jasper Walsh, Lionel Cook landlord, Martin Ellison, Harry Ellison, Jan Walsh, Kath...

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Reg Hall 1970

  • BCA - 2020.2429
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  • 1970

A photograph of Reg Hall playing the fiddle in 1970

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Bill Daniels 1980 by Eric Stott

  • BCA - 2020.2428
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  • 1980

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

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August Bank Holiday 1981 Wadebridge

  • BCA - 2020.2425
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  • August 1981

The Bampton Traditional Morris Men, squire Francis Shergold, danced in Wadebridge on August Bank Holiday. Some of the people in the photographs include Reg Hall musician, Martin Ferguson, Ivy Poole, 'big' Eric Stott, Colin Bathe, Trig M...

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May Bank Holiday Morris Dancing 2005

  • BCA - 2020.2424
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  • May 2005

These are photographs of the Bampton Traditional Morris Men dancing on Spring Bank Holiday Monday in 2005. The visiting guest Morris sides are Abingdon and Leyland Morris.

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Morris Dancing Spring Bank Holiday 2004

  • BCA - 2020.2422
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  • 2004

These photographs taken by Bob West record some of the Morris dancing of Tony Daniel's side in 2004

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May Bank Holiday weekend May 2000

  • BCA - 2020.2420
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  • May 2000

These photographs taken by Bob West record some of the activities of the late May Bank holiday weekend in 2000. Francis Shergold's morris side and visiting teams Sherbourne and Eynsham

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May Bank Holiday weekend 1997

  • BCA - 2020.2417
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  • May Bank Holiday 1997

These pictures were taken by Bob West during the May Bank holiday weekend 1997. People in the pictures include Ann and Francis Shergold, Reg Hall, Craig Godwin, Jamie Blackwell and other members of the Francis Shergold side.

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Francis Shergold & others May Bank Holiday weekend 1999

  • BCA - 2020.2408
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  • 1999

These pictures all taken by Bob West during the May Bank Holiday weekend in 1999. People in them includeFrancis ShergoldPaul GossRod StradlingBob DavenportBob WestMartin LandrayRuth WheelerAnn ShergoldDanny StradlingReg Hall

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Morris Party November 2004

  • BCA - 2020.2412
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  • November 2004

These pictures, all taken by Bob West record the November Morris party of Tony Daniels' side, held in the Village Hall.

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Spring Bank Holiday Morris Dancing 2004

  • BCA - 2020.2411
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  • 2004

These photographs, all taken by Bob West are of the Tony Daniels' morris side in 2004. People in the pictures includeCraig Godwin - who became squire after TonyMargaret BarnesLiz RoseMarian RouseBob WestAndrew WestBrian RouseRoger WestToby P...

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Spring Bank Holiday Weekend 2004

  • BCA - 2020.2410
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  • 2004

These pictures all taken by Bob West, were taken in 2004. Many are taken in the garden of the Horse Shoe. Some of the people in the pictures includeBob WestTed PooleBilly MainMary Cook & brother Tommy TannerTony DanielsDave RoseAnn & Fr...

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Morris Dancing Spring Bank Holiday 2000

  • BCA - 2020.2409
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  • 2000

These photographs, all taken by Bob West at the Spring Bank Holiday day of Morris Dancing 2000. All but the last two are Tony Daniels' morris side, (now at 2020 under Craig Godwin). The next to last picture is of Sherbourne Morris and the l...

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May Bank Holiday Morris Dancing 1997

  • BCA - 2020.2406
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  • May 1997

The photographs were all taken by Bob West who carried the cake for the Morris for very many years. They are all of the May Bank Holiday 1997 Morris Dancing

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

  • BCA - 2020.2383
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  • 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...

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Group photo, Bampton Tradition Morris Men, 1997

  • BCA - 2020.2382
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  • 1997

Over the last 10 to 20 years, a group photograph of the Bampton Traditional Morris men has been taken at Grey Barn in Queen Street and this one was taken in 1997. The dancers, fool and cake carrier are1. Francis Shergold – squire2. Peter Mathias3...

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Bampton Traditional Morris, May Bank Holiday Monday 1980

  • BCA - 2020.2381
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  • 1980

Dave Rose is seen dancing outside the Talbot on May Bank Holiday Monday in 1980. Roy Shergold is fooling and a youngShaun Mullis can be seen resting on a car.

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men dance at Tickhill in 1995

  • BCA - 2020.2380
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  • 1995

Another much enjoyed visit by the Bampton Traditional Morris Men to Tickhill where music sessions were enjoyed as much as the dancing. Photographs by Bob West

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men's Party 1996

  • BCA - 2020.2376
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  • 1996

Each year, usually in November, the Bampton Traditional Morris Men had a party with singing and dancing and a lovely buffet. Swindon Folk Club members were invited along with a few other special friends associated with the side. These pictures w...

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Bertie Clark on fiddle for Bampton Morris

  • BCA - 2020.2375
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  • some time between 1926 and 1938

Between 1926 and 1938 Bertie Clark, although not a Bampton man, played for the Bampton Morris Men and he can be seen here on the left. The dancers are on the South side of the Market Square in front of Folly View semi-detached houses.

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Obituaries for Colin Harold Bathe and David John Titchener

  • BCA - 2020.2368
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  • 2011

Colin Harold Bathe died on May 8th 2011 at the age of seventy three. His close friend David John Titchener, widely known as Curly, preceded him by just a few months dying at the age of seventy six on January 20th 2011. Both were well known in t...

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Mathew Green's side Morris dance in Sidmouth

  • BCA - 2020.2365
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  • 1999

Mathew Green's Morris side, the Bampton Morris Men are seen here dancing in Sidmouth at their annual festival in 1999. Mathew is on the extreme left.

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Bampton Morris

  • BCA - 2020.2363
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  • between 1926 and 1938

This picture must have been taken some time between 1926 and 1938 because that was the period when Bertie Clark, seen here on the fiddle, played in Bampton.They are dancing at the East end of the Market Square.

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Bampton Traditional Morris, first dance after tea

  • BCA - 2020.2361
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  • 2009

The Bampton Traditional Morris Men had their tea in the old school in Church View for many years. In the last few years, they began a tradition of doing a dance inside, away from the public to get their legs going again but it was done without mu...

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Fiddler Bertie Clarke

  • BCA - 2020.2342
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  • 1940s

Although Bertie Clarke did not live in Bampton, he sometimes helped out by playing at Whitsun for the Morris dancers. Jamie Wheeler informed the Archive ..."Bertie Clarke (1877-1958)lived in Carterton. I think he was a post He was bought in...

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The Dixey family plus their Morris dancers

  • BCA - 2019.1672
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  • Twentieth century

MO11EE - Morris dancing in Weald Manor in 1947. All people as you see them left to right - Jingy (William Nathan) Wells (fiddle), Francis Shergold, Bobby Wells (cake), Bill Brown, Bob Whitlock, Reg Whitlock, Ted Dixey, Fred Pettifer. Watching are...

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William Kimber, who played for Heading Quarry was a friend of Bampton Morris.

  • BCA - 2020.2343
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  • 1940s

William Kimber, who played for Heading Quarry was a friend of Bampton Morris. His side danced at Mrs Birch's Sandfield Cottage in Headington and her son-in-law was staying. Cecil Sharp was transfixed with what he heard and with the help of Wi...

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Jingy Wells playing fiddle 1950

  • BCA - 2020.2341
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  • 1950

Jingy Wells playing the fiddle with his son Bobby, holding the cake, standing behind him. 1950

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Morris Men outside the Elephant & Castle c1924

  • BCA - 2020.2338
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  • 1924 or 1925

Bampton Morris dancers c1924/5 outside the Elephant & Castle.The sign over the pub door says Posting House, Horses, Carriages, Brakes. Personal attention given, Albert Townsend. The 3rd and 4th lines are hard to read which is a pity but it lo...

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Bampton Morris Men dance at Sidmouth.

  • 2019.2283
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  • 1980s

These are the Bampton Morris Men in the marquee at Sidmouth in 1999..Martin Carthy is centre front getting his guitar ready to play for them.Derek Schofield with the microphone.

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Year when dancers first danced in Arnold Woodley's side 1970-1974

  • BCA - 2019.2275
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  • 1970 1974

Barry Care gave the Archive the following list which was taken from Arnold Woodley's notebook. He was recording the first year dancers danced in his side and said:-"Arnold Woodley kept records in the 1970s. After Arnold's death I ...

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February 23rd 1974 Letter from Arnold Woodley to all his team

  • BCA - 2017.1069
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  • February 23rd 1974

Trevor Hewett wrote"I was one of those who received Arnold's 'copy to each' letter. We had been to dance at The Albert Hall. Friday night, Saturday matinee and Saturday night performances, followed by an all-night session in t...

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Morris Dancing in Bampton in 2000, venues and times

  • BCA - 2019.2256
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  • Spring Bank Holiday Monday 2000

On Monday, May 29th, Bampton's three Morris sides danced throughout Bampton keeping alive a tradition that is several hundred years old. The leaflet was produced for sale at 50p to help people find any of the three sides at any time in the d...

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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...

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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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Bampton Tradition Morris Men's Annual Party 1996

  • BCA - 2019.2148
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  • 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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Bank Holiday Monday 1999 Morris Dancing

  • BCA - 2019.2147
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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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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

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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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Letter from Cecil Sharp House to Rose Wells on death of Nathan 'Jingy' Wells

  • BCA - 2019.2100
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  • November 1953

This letter is from the chairman of Cecil Sharp House, Douglas Kennedy to Rose Wells who lived at 18 Fox Close in Bampton. It was to thank Rose for the letter she sent informing them of her grandfather's death. Nathan William 'Jingy&#...

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men, outside The Talbot

  • BCA - 2019.2051
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  • about 1985

L-R Bill Daniels, Ray Borrett, Billy Main, Tony Daniels (started dancing in 1965), Martin Ferguson, David Rose dancing outside The Talbot under squire Francis Shergold

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Visiting Morris sides outside the George & Dragon

  • BCA - 2019.2053
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  • post 1994

Two visiting teams outside the George & Dragon; Eynsham are dancing and Abingdon Morris are waiting to dance. There are no signs outside the inn so it must be post 1994.

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men outside The Talbot

  • BCA - 2019.2052
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  • between 1986 and 1988

Reg Hall playing the fiddle for squire Francis Shergold's team The Bampton Traditional Morris Men outside the Talbot

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