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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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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, a cutting from The Didcot Advertiser dated 3rd November 1964  about the building of the primary school extension.

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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, a postcard of Long Wittenham taken from the air in the late 1920s.  Download a higher resolution image here.

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History Group ‘Finds Washing’ Days

Following the very successful archaeological dig at the Sylva Wood Centre in September last year, the Long Wittenham History Group will be hosting two ‘finds washing’ sessions in the Village Hall on Sunday 6th May and Monday 7th May between … 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 The Cross, the first taken circa 1900 and the second taken sometime during the First World War:

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Long Wittenham Past

An occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time: a couple of views of St John’s Row in the days before the motor car:

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Long Wittenham History Group Publications

The Long Wittenham History Group is pleased to announce that their series of booklets on the history of Long Wittenham and surrounding area – The Chronicle – has been digitised and is available to read and/or download from the “History … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Scrapbook 2015 Display – 30th April

The WI and History Group have been putting together the Long Wittenham Scrapbook 2015 which sets out to give a snapshot of Long Wittenham over the last year. The Scrapbook (so far) will be on display in Long Wittenham Village … Continue reading

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