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Memories of Banbury

The Flying Horse

I worked at the pub on Parson Street. Banbury is a great town, to remember crazy memories, like when you did not have any money then there would be no electric or TV. I remember St Mary's church bell practice was on Wednesday evening. When the Birds factory came to town the air smelled of coffee and people were complaining ...Read full memory

A memory of Banbury by Carol Jeacock

Ello Ello Ello

We moved into the Police House at Tyne Hill in January 1955. It was bitterly cold and we had no coal. My husband was still at Eynsham Hall and I was there with three children, 3years, 2years and one month old. I managed as best I could, sorting wood from the hedgerow until the coal man called.  The local village, Sibford ...Read full memory

A memory of Banbury by Sami Whitford

A Town Of Inbreds

1) Highest known amount of people infected with chlamadia in one place. 2) Most teenage pregnancies in all of Britain 3) EVERYONE here is on some kind of drugs, usually pills 4) This includes is right now, and we are primary school children 5) No1 cn spel 6) If you go into town there are an obscene amount of little ...Read full memory

A memory of Banbury by Brogan And Fred

I Was Confirmed Here In 1948

My Confirmation was in 1948 with 12 boys and 12 girls. Many years have passed since then.

A memory of Banbury by Dorothy Davis

Stone's Map Ten Mile Round Banbury

I recently acquired an old map entitled Stone's Map Ten Miles Round Banbury - it looks like it is over 100 years old. Not sure if it is the original 1855 map. It is on some kind of canvas material. Someone has stamped it on the back with a date of 1906 - but it may be older. It was printed by H. Stone 57 High ...Read full memory

A memory of Banbury by tmcsorley

Fishing On The Canal

I used to fish here quite a bit in the late 1960s. It was not far from the bus station.

A memory of Banbury by Leslie Sykes

Admiral Holland Singers!

I am looking for anyone who has any memories of this group of singers and or photographs, they performed locally and were very popular, familiar names were David Gibbs, Ted Whale, Eric Hilton, George Mason, Dennis Jones. They sang in local pubs and I believe appeared once on television - ATV News! Any help with this ...Read full memory

A memory of Banbury by Denise Howes

1963 Till 1971

I used to go to this lovely swimming pool. I learnt to swim and dive here, and used to dive off the spring board.

A memory of Banbury by Leslie Sykes

St Mary's Church

I was confirmed at St Mary's in 1970 and I was also married in this church in 1979.

A memory of Banbury by Leslie Sykes

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