Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My School And Shop,Where I Spent My Pocket Money

my names norbert, I lived at the abbey in the early 1960 s. so Ionly had a 5 minuets walk to the school. my teacher was mr. vale. if i remember right the headmaster was a mr curd. i used to go to Rump & Tombs next door to get a ice lolly in the summer times,also spent my 6d ...Read full memory

Sutton Courtenay, High Street C1955

When my family moved to Sutton Courtenay in the 1960s this was the only shop left in the old part of the village. It was a fabulous place with big glass jars of sweets behind the counter, I used to visit here as soon as I received my pocket money! It was run by the Mussells, I think (pronounced ...Read full memory

A memory of Sutton Courtenay by Sean K

George Orwell

George Orwell (real name Eric Blair), who was the author of '1984' and 'Animal Farm', is buried in All Saints' churchyard.