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Collection of 53 Photographs by Taylor and Taunt
53 photographs, some as postcards, of Campden scenes (some modern copies from the WoolstaplersMuseum) and people, including: 1. Maypole dancing 2. A band 3. Donkey and trap 4. Lady and bear 5. Market Hall 6. Policeman 49.G 7. Pony and trap 8. Guide camp 9. Scout parade 10. Campden Station 11. Steam rollerrolling the high street 12. Coach outsie the gates to Old Campden House 13. Coronation tree ...
John Horne seed catalogue 1955
Digitised copy of the 1955 seed catalogue from John N. Horne, corn & seed merchant, Leasbourne.
Springhill Polish Camp coal account 1953-4
Four copied pages of Campden coal merchant’s accounts (Garnet Keyte) naming Polish families who received coal 1953, 1954 and undated.
Campden Town Hall specification for alterations 1891
Typed extract from the specification for the alterations to the Town Hall, planned in 1891 but not put into effect until 1897. This specification was not followed.
Chipping Campden Town Trust papers 1889 - 1991
Town Trust papers 1889 -1991: Copy of Charity Commission schedule, forming the Trust; Minutes 1974 – 1989; Minutes of Parish Assembly 1990; Accounts 1991. Also copy of resignation letter from Mr Haydon, Sec to Town Trust 1920
Two Passes for Campden Lockheeds Shadow Factory
Two folded stiff board passes for Sylvia Mary Pieters and Charles John (Jack) Bruce, who both worked at Lockheeds Shadow Factory in Chipping Campden in WWII. The passes are stamped 1941.
Lest we forget: article about Polish camps
Article from ‘Cotswold Life’ November 2009, by June Lewis, about Polish camps in the Cotswolds.
Radio programmes featuring Campden people
Dramas and documentaries made by the BBC 1930s-1950s: 4 newspaper cuttings about plays in the ‘Slocombe’ series – Liberty Hall; Motor Car or Hosses; Pump and Circumstance – about a fictional village in this area (forerunner to The Archers) 3 letters from the BBC about locating the information; 1 copy of the schedule for the broadcast of ‘Pump ...
'Have A Go' radio programme in Campden
Wilfred Pickles ‘Have A Go’ radio programme was broadcast from Campden on 28th September 1948. Two newspaper cuttings and one copy, with photographs. 1 entrance ticket 1 songsheet
A short account of the possible history of Weighbridge House. Article on the website. William and Samuel Hiron.
Microphone at Large: 1934 Radio Times & cuttings
Digitised copy of Radio Times, 1934, advertising ‘Microphone At Large’ – first broadcast in Campden. (Resulting in newspaper account entitled ‘Who put the B in BBC’) 3 newspaper cuttings about Polly Waine and the programme. Copy of newspaper photo with names appended. (see COMMA 9.14)
Fisher collection of deeds: MF50
MF50 – 17 April 1770 – Mortgage for 500years William Roberts (borrower), John Freemen (lender) Consideration: £27 annually Other names – Walter Webb, Richard Wake, William Roberts, John Allen
Fisher collection of deeds MF48 & MF49
MF48 – 24 March 1770 – Lease for one year on a messuage in CC MF49 – 25 March 1770 – Release on same messuage, in effect a sale of the property from John Allen to William Roberts. Other names – Walter Webb, Richard Wake, William Roberts
Fisher collection of deeds MF46 & MF47
MF46: 17 March 1769 – Lease for one year MF47 18 March 1769 – Release, in effect the sale of one messuage in CC, from John White to John Allen. Other names – Walter Webb, Richard Wake, Richard Keen
Fisher collection of deeds - MF43 & MF44
MF 43 – 21 July 1825 – Lease for one year on two dwellings MF 44 – 22 July 1825 – Release on same two dwellings, from George Crossley, Elizabeth James to Lucy Russell Other names – Joseph James, John Blakeman, John Ellis, alice Keyte, William Beckett, Robert James
Fisher collection of deeds - MF41 & MF42
MF 41 – 27 October 1786 – Lease for one year on two messuages MF 42 – 28 October 1786 – Release on two messuages, in effect a sale from John Ellis, of CC, threadmaker, to John Blakeman, of CC, fruiterer Other names – Alice Keyte, John Allen, William Smith, Edward Smith
Fisher collection of deeds - MF39 & MF40
MF 39 – Lease for one year on two adjoining messuages in Chipping Campden MF 40 – Release on same two messuages, in effect a sale from John Addys [Addis] of CC, weaver, and Samuel & Rebecca Ellis to John Ellis, threadmaker.
Fisher collection of deeds: MF37 & MF38
MF 37 – 3 April 1700, Licence for one year on five messuages MF 38 – 4 April 1700, Release – in effect the sale of five messuages from William Bravell, of London, and his wife Lydia to John Addys [Addis] of Chipping Campden, labourer. Other names – William and Sarah Russell, Robert and Ursula Rose
East Banqueting House Watching Brief 1990
Report of East Banqueting House Watching Brief, undertaken in 1990 for Gloucestershire County Council. Copyright reserved.
Dudley Howell: funeral service
Typed account of the funeral of Dudley Howell 2 April 2020
Slate-making in the Cotswolds
Article about Cotswold slate-making by John Slee. Photographs and illustrations by Roy Thorpe. Cotswold Life 1958
Betty Keyte: recollections of WWII & family life
Betty Keyte’s recollections, recorded by Glyn Johnson, about coming to Campden as a landgirl in WWII and working at Haines’s dairy farm. Married land work life in the 1950s and 60s.
Ladbrook family butcher invoices
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Original Henry Taunt photos including; churches of Willersey, Ebrington, Lower Quinton, Ilmington, Honeybourne, Long Marston, Saintbury, Weston Sub Edge & Mickleton. Admington Hall, Foxcote House & Hidcote House,
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