Sad Affairs

SAD AFFAIRS: A Century of Stories about the Oxford Canal at Adderbury, taken from Jackson’s Oxford Journal Jackson’s Oxford Journal, Sat Nov 26th 1808, Issue 2900 A few days since an inquisition was taken at Adderbury, before Mr Gough, one … Continue reading


MAPS  1922 OS map covering the whole of the village, east and west. Three sheets.  Field ownership maps (3 copies), believed to be of the period Enclosure – 1769.  William Hunt Chamberlin Estate Map 1808.  Photocopy of map of The … Continue reading

Coach and Horses in the 1930s

Hearing about the 200 year celebrations brought back memories of the Coach and Horses being the first public house I went into. It would have been the late 1930s. I had been with my Dad and he said we would … Continue reading

Paper Mill at Adderbury Grounds

The bridle path off the Oxford Road at the end of Berry Hill Road is still known as Paper Mill Lane from the days when it led to a mill making watermarked paper for bank notes. A mill existed here … Continue reading