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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, an article from the Oxford Mail dated 13th April 1961 in which it was reported that the Parish Council had agreed to demolish … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, an article from the Oxford Mail dated 3rd October 1958 reporting on a parish council meeting, which suggest that, despite there being far … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, an article dated February 1939 about Clifton Hampden Bridge and it’s toll sign, from Morris Mirror magazine.  This was the official organ of … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. With the village’s sewerage system in the news, we have some items from 1962 when the system was installed.  First, a newspaper cutting dated 17th … Continue reading

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Big Lunch Update

Members of village groups attended a meeting on Monday 26th November at the Athletics Club to plan for the village Big Lunch which is lined up for Sunday 30th June next year on Bodkin’s Field. The Wittenham Big Lunch will … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. Last time, this feature showed some aerial photographs of the village taken in 1959.  Sharp eyed residents will have spotted that this was before the … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, some fascinating aerial photographs of the village taken in 1959.  Click on the thumbnails to view or download high resolution versions.

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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, then and now photographs of No. 17 High Street:  the first taken in the early 1900s when it had become the village police … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, two photographs of No. 15 High Street:  the first taken in 2016 and the second taken sometime before 1900 when it was the … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, two photographs of Carmela Cottage, next to the primary school.  The first taken recently and the other taken when it was the village … Continue reading

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