Item BCA - 2017.544 - Postcards of old Bampton sent to the Archive by Mrs Maureen Bindley October 14th 2015

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BCA - 2017.544


Postcards of old Bampton sent to the Archive by Mrs Maureen Bindley October 14th 2015


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pdf of one letter with the 9 postcards

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These nine postcards were kindly sent to the Archive by Mrs Maureen Bindley. They show New Road with houses built on the south side only, Broad Street from north to south, the War Memorial with the Malt Shovel in the Market Square in the background, Broad Street looking from south to north, H B Jones in the Market Square which today most people think of Adrian Simmonds' shop and The Lamb which has since been pulled down and it the site of Thornberry flats for the over 55s and another one showing the same plus the George & Dragon, H B Jones plus the Talbot and Central Garage with its four petrol pumps and a delivery lorry with wooden crates of Tizer, Dandelion & Burdock and other fizzy drinks, The Town Hall from Bridge Street also showing Constable's bakery, J Brown grocer, The Jubilee and the Talbot, St Mary The Virgin from Church View. These pictures were probably taken in the 1930s

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