Memory Lane Monday: Take a stroll through history with John Chipperfield

Memory Lane Monday: Take a stroll through history with John Chipperfield

Memory Lane Monday: Take a stroll through history with John Chipperfield

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Night a policeman drowned escaping from a hostile crowd

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A CONSTABLE drowned in one of the first incidents dealt with by the new Oxford City police force.

Was Harry Ball one of Rising Sun pub’s landlords?

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

HARPSICHORD Place, a modern development off Cherwell Street, St Clement's, is a revival of an old Oxford name.

Band strummed a popular note

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

DOES anyone remember Jack Viner’s dance band? It appears to have been very popular, particularly in the 1930s.

Blaze burned into memory of firefighter

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

RETIRED firefighter Bill Law vividly remembers the day a thatched cottage caught alight.

The changing face of: Woodstock

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Pupils at Marlborough School were given the task of preparing the decorations for the mayor’s ball in 1972. Norman Allan, left, and Michael Brown, both 14, are pictured hard at work in the art class.

The best with bandages won twice

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

IF YOU suffered an injury, you could always rely on these girls to help you.

Hailing rail days of old

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

WHEN the Oxford Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway opened in 1853, Chipping Norton found itself a few tantalising miles from the steel road to Victorian prosperity, writes William Crossley.

Showing a nose for a good story

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

WITH a nose and outfit like these, young Jo Butler can be playing only one part – Pinocchio.

Life in the very slow lane

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

AMID all the recent anniversaries, one has been overlooked – the day the last tram ran in Oxford.

MAILBAG: Pop star Billy met with art winners

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

I READ your interesting articles on Helen Shapiro in Memory Lane recently and thought your readers might be interested in another pop star of the 1960s.

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