Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Abingdon-on-Thames and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Mr Hemmings Traditional Abingdon Morris Invite Whitethorn Morris To Their Day Of Dance

I remember this well - a glorious early Summer's day and lovely spots to play music, dance and drink beer with Mr Hemmings Traditional Abingdon Morris. We started - I think - at a pub called "The Ox" and progressed through the day with dance ...Read full memory

Cheers Steanes Langfords Simons And More

My mother's ancestors all seemed to live in Abingdon and the surrounding villages of Launton, Kiddlington, Bicester, Charlbury etc. and I am collecting photographic records of these families and their activities for a family tree.  Photos are a good way of recording events.  There ...Read full memory

Stevens Boat Yard And Tea Gardens

My Great Grand parents owned Stevens Boat Yard and tea gardens at that time. I can't see if the name Stevens is clear on the building at the front of the point of the island but that is what its says. The people in the skiff may also be them I can't see well enough in this small photo. My Great ...Read full memory

A memory of Abingdon-on-Thames by liz