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A look back at summer 1914: War inevitable but county life carries on regardless

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE people of Oxfordshire were determined not to let the threat of war in 1914 disrupt their normal way of life. There was a full cricket programme, with teams competing for the Telegraph and Airey Cups, while Oxford City took on the mayor, Alderman the Rev W Sherwood, and the Corporation at bowls.

A look back at summer 1914: All kinds of products were still on sale

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

IT WAS business as usual for Oxford shops as war approached. The summer sales were coming to an end and shop managers were keen to extract those last few coppers from housewives’ purses to fill their tills.

A look back at summer 1914:

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

WHAT was life like as war approached in 1914? By all accounts, people were determined to carry on as usual.

The teacher did all that he could

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE compensation culture is not new – it was alive and well 70+ years ago.

Pageant of magnificent flying machines

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THERE were thrills aplenty when Captain Charles Barnard brought his ‘Air Circus’ to Oxford.

the changing face of: Finstock

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A donkey derby provided lots of laughs at the village fete in 1988.

It was the finest season since 1908

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THESE smartly-dressed boys were on the way to make their mark in the football world. They were members of the successful Oxford Boys’ under-15 team, who fought their way to the final of the English Schools’ Trophy competition in 1966.

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