Bampton, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Morris Dancing After The Fair At Bampton

I went along on Saturday 1st November and watched Devon based Grimspound Border Morris perform outside "The Swan" along with three other teams of dancers including Sweet Coppin clog dancers from Taunton to mark the close of the 2008 Charter Fair. Sadly the landlord, Robin, died just this year. It ...Read full memory

My Memory's Of Bampton & Going To School There Ect.

My mum & dad & three brother's lived in and around Bampton in the 1950 & 1960, I & my brothers went to the primary & secondary modern schools, My mum & dad went back to live there in the 1970 and lived for about 10 years until mum died in 1981, We also lived in near by village of ...Read full memory

A memory of Bampton by Ernest Curtis

St Michael's Church

St Michael's Church hall is a typical meeting hall for community events and is the venue for monthly dances organised by the Bampton Folk Dance Club. I first started going to these dances a couple of years ago with my wife Elizabeth and we enjoyed the live music by the 'Friendly Folk Band' and the new caller invited ...Read full memory