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Index to “Within Living Memory”

Leslie and Griselda Taylor (eds.),
Within Living Memory: Recollections of Old Headington, Oxford

(Friends of Old Headington, 1978)

INDEX

Air quality, 8
Alden, John, 24
Aldis shop, 71
All Saints Chapel, Highfield, 11, 12, 52
Allotments, 71
Amateur Choral and Dramatic Society, 17
Anderson, Dr R. G., 46
Anstey, Revd. Christopher Robin Paul (vicar 1956–64), 15
Archer, Mrs Gwen, 43
Armstrong, Revd. Alexander Nenon (vicar 1916–24), 12, 15
Arthur Sanctuary House, 23
Aston, Mr (sweep), 62
Atkinson, Mr, 27
Ayres, Mr (cowman), 63

Baby health clinic, 34
Badcock, Mr, 31
Bales family, 21
Ballachey, George Baker, 30
— Mrs, 30, 33, 35, 56, 70
Bank, The, St Andrew’s Road, 52
Baptist chapel (Old High Street), 59
— (The Croft), 60, 64
Baraka, Stoke Place, 46
Bareacres, Barton Lane, 25, 67, 70
Barnum & Bailey’s Circus, 37
Barson, Mr (builder), 53
Barton Academy of Dramatic Art, 14
Barton End, 68
Barton Farm, 43, 44, 59
Barton Lane, 54, 67
—(No. 33), 54
—The Barn, 48
Barton Manor, 13, 14
Bayley family, 26
Beaufoy family, 30, 66
Beeches, The see Bury Knowle House
Bell, Charles F., 30, 60, 70
Bell, The, 30, 33, 54, 58
Bell-ringing, 67
Bennett (bell-ringer), 56
Berlin, Sir Isaiah, 47
— Lady, 7, 20
Berry the Baker’s, 45, 58
Berry, Bill, 29, 31, 36, 44, 64–9
— Dick, 69
— Harry E., butcher, 20, 37, 44, 46, 50, 59, 62, 64
— Jack, 62, 69
— Jim, 53
— Ken, 51, 64–9
— Mrs Harry, 42
— Mrs Sarah Ann, 43, 45, 64, 64
— William John, 37, 43, 45, 51, 58, 64, 69
Beveridge, Sir William, 26
Bird, John (schoolmaster), 35
Bird, Revd. Henry Edward (“Dicky”) (vicar 1924–46), 12, 15
Bishops of Lincoln, 9
Bishop’s Visitation, 18C, 10
Black Boy, 31, 51, 54, 56, 57, 58, 60
Blackburn, Revd., 52
— Mrs, 53
Blenheim Nurseries, Barton, 54
Bolt, Archie, 31
Bond family, 31
— Edward, 31, 64
— Mrs, 44
Boss, Miss Louisa, 28
Bowen, Elizabeth see Cameron, Mrs
Bowerman (butcher), 71
Bowles, Leonard, 18, 20
Bowls Club, 57, 59
Bradley, Horace, 68
Brass Band, 54, 59
Bridgwater, Mrs, 52, 60
Bright, Revd. Dr, 11
Britannia, 30, 54
British Workman, 17, 29, 30, 33–35, 43, 50, 54, 58, 59, 62
Brown, Dick, 24, 44, 67
— Florrie, 62, 67
— Freddie, 53
Buckler, J. C., 11
Bullingdon Highway Board, 18
Burke, 50
Bury Knowle House, 30, 50, 53, 66
Butler, Mr (relieving officer), 64

Callaway, 50, 53
Cameron, A. C.
Cameron, Mrs Elizabeth, 22, 42, 43
Carter, Mr, 31
Castle, Joseph, 11
Cattle, Arthur, 69
— Ralph, 69
Cemetery, 17
Cemetery Cottage, 67
Cemetery Lane, 46
Charlton Lea, see Rookery, The
Chaundy, Mrs, 62
Chequers, The, 53
Church Hill Farm, 43–44, 48, 67
Church House, 27, 63
Clarke, Miss, 27, 39, 52, 59
Clerke, Venerable Archdeacon, 17
Co-operative Society, 18
Coal and clothing clubs, 59
Coates family, 30
Coggins, Mr, 27
— Mrs (née Webb), 27, 31, 32, 33, 44, 52, 60–1
Collinwood Road, 66
Congregation of the Sacred Heart, 30
Cook family, 26
Cooke, Bill, 43
Cooper, Percy, 25, 34
— Cooper, Mrs (laundress), 56
— Johnnie, 58
— Mr, 56, 62
— William, 18
Coppock, George, 53
Corby, Mr, 44, 71
— Mrs, 71
Coster, Tom, 52
Council houses, London Road, 67
Court, The, 21, 31
Cousens, Henry, 58
Cox (coachman), 52
Cox, Mark, 39, 53
Crawford, Jack, 66
Creese, Charlie, 34, 62
Creswick family, 21–22
Cricket Club, 18, 34, 50, 62, 68
Croft, The, 56, 59, 72
— (No. 6), 21
— (No. 7), 48
Cross, Bob, 28, 56, 66
Crown & Thistle, 31
Crozier, Mrs, 58
— Crozier, Miss Harriet, 35
— Crozier, Miss Mary Ann, 35
Cuckoo Lane, 20, 57, 60, 71

Dakin, Miss, 25
Davenport family, 52
— Misses, 37, 63–4
Davies, J. D., 33
Dawes, Mr, 24, 52
Day, Revd. George Edmund, 13, 15
de Pluggenait, Hugh, 9
Demant, Col., 26
Deneke, Miss Helena, 43
— Miss Margaret, 43
Denstoke see Baraka
Desborough, General, 29, 33–4
Dickinson, Mrs Edie, 31, 61–3
Dickinson, Reg, 31, 62
Dockray, Mr, 25, 39, 62
Douglas family, 52
Douglas, Lord Sholto, 21
Douglas, Professor, 69
Dowdenay, Mrs, 21
Drage, Miss Gertrude, 21
Drake, Miss Elizabeth, see Mattock, Mrs John
Dring, Mr (carrier), 39, 57, 69
Drum and fife band, 59
Dunstan Cottage, 46
Dunstan Road, 48, 57
— Charlton Lea, No. 4), 25, 46
Dunstan, Saint, 24
Dupuis, Mrs, 27

Eastman, Revd. Derek Ian Tennant, 15
Edel, Mrs, 63, 64
Edgcombe, Mrs, 27
Edney & Son, Tailors, 51
— Alan, 28, 51, 69
— Bert, 28, 50, 51, 58, 69
— Miss Mabel, 39
— Mrs Alice (née Berry), 20, 30, 50–1
— Roger
— William, 69
Edwards (hauliers), 67
— Fred, 29
— J. G., 22
Eliot-Smith family, 28, 66
Elsfield, footpath, 28
Elton, Lord, 46
Emden, Dr A. B., 25, 46, 47
Ethelred the Unready, 9, 24
Ethelred Court, 24, 48
Evans, F. L., 21


Fanshawe, Major, 66
Farms and farming, 43–44
Fete and flower show, 56, 67
Field family, 27
Field School see St Andrew’s School
Fielden, E. B., 30
Fish window, 15
Flack, Mrs, 52
Football club, 18, 34, 59
Forest Lodge, 66
Fox, Gifford, 68
Fox hunting, 67
Fox, The, 30
Franklin, Mr (coroner), 16, 18, 54
Frith, D. S., 48

Gammon, Tom, 62
Gardiner, George, carrier, 16
Garth family, 29
Gibson, Dr, 39
Gillivers, 45
Godfrey, Mr, 69
— Mrs, 52
— Robert, 17, 27
Gomme, Teddy, 53
Gould, Mr, 27
Graham, Alethea, 28
Grange, The, 28, 59, 66, 67
Gray family, 46
Green, Mr, 28
Greenways, 46
Griffin, Percy (jeweller), 53, 71
Grimsley family, 31
Gurden, Mr, 24–5, 46

Hall, Edwin J., 21, 22, 53, 55, 71
Hambledon, 24
Hamersley, Miss Margaret, 21, 39–40, 46
— W. H., 21
Hanks, Mr, 32
Harris, Mr, 25
Hartwell, Mr & Mrs, 44
Hatch, The, 22
Hathaway, Harry, 44
— Mr, 20, 44, 67
Hawthorn, The see Cuckoo Lane
Headington Hill Hall, 22
Headington House, 20, 52, 54, 57
Headington Produce shop, 46
Headington Quarry Church, 11
Headington School, 21, 40, 44
Headington Sports Ground Ltd, 28
Headlands, 51
Hedges, butcher, 14
— family, 28
— Miss Gertie, 52, 61–3
Heggie, Ian, 48
Henry I, 9
Hermitage, The, 16, 25, 30, 60, 70
Hewitt, Mr (newsagent), 53
— Miss, 52
Hicks, Mr, 21
Highfield, 44
Hitchings, Dr, 18, 38, 53, 62, 71, 72
Holford-Scott, Revd, see Scott-Tucker, Revd. John
Holmes, Mr & Mrs, 21
Hoole, Col. James, 22, 50, 57, 67
— Mrs, 57
Horscroft, Mrs, 70–1
Horwood Close, 52
Huckin, Charles, 32
Hunsdon House School, 39
Hunt, Amos, 21
Huntingdon, Miss, 65
Hutch, The, 22

Innes, Dr Rose, 22

Jacks, Mrs Olive, 43
Jackson, Mr, 31
Jacobs, Maurice, 33
— Mrs (carrier), 57
Jeffcoat, Jonathan, 52
— Row, 52, 66
Jeffery, Revd. Robert Martin Colquhoun, 15
Jennings, wood engraver, 14
Jesmond Cottage, 33, 69
Johnson, John, 25, 46, 70
Jones, Mrs, 44
Juel-Jensen family, 62

Keble College, 15
Kemshead, Chaloner T. T., 22
Kennett Road, 53, 62
Kilner, Professor, 21
Kimber, William, 38, 52
Kingerlee, S. J., 47
Kingscote, Col., 30
— Mrs, 50
Knowles the builder, 38
— Thomas, 30

Laing, Major C. M., 30, 39
Larkins Lane, 67
Latimer, Digby, 28
Laundries, 56
Laurel Farm, 25, 27, 44, 54, 63
Laurels, The see Workhouse
Levett, Miss Agnes Janet, 39, 46, 52, 69
Library, 30
Liddell, Professor E. G. T., 25, 30, 56, 69–70
Lighting, 18, 70, 71
Lime trees, 67
Lindens/Linden House, The see Priory, The
Little family, 46
Loads, Jim
Lock, Sir Joseph, 30
Loder, Mr, 17
Louch, Raspberry, 54, 56
Lower Farm, 44

Macaulay, Miss, 27
Mackarness, John, Bishop, 11
Mackintosh, Christine, 22
Mafeking night, 50
Mair, Mrs, 26
Manor, 16
Manor estate/park, 46, 56
Manor Farm, 23–24, 44, 52, 57, 60, 61
Manor House, 22–23, 34, 50
Map of village, 19
Margaret Road fields, 57
Margaret Road School, 69
Markby, Sir William, 52
Mason, John, 26
Massie, Dr John, 18, 24, 52, 58, 65, 66
— Mrs, 24
Masters, Mrs Iris (née Mattock), 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 42, 54–7
Mathers Farm, 43, 51, 65, 67
Mattock, George, 53, 70, 71
— Iris, see Masters, Iris
— Mrs John, 52
— Mrs William, 42
— William, 27–8, 54
— Nurseries, Barton Road, 62, 64
May Day, 56–7
McDowall/McDowell family, 26, 28
McGarvey family, 22
McKay, Dr, 53
Meadow Larkin, 49
Melville-Lee, Colonel, 47
— Major-General, 25, 46
Mills, Dick (thatcher), 60
Minstrel group, 59
Minty family, 46
Miss Steff’s School, 36, 54–5, 58, 62, 64, 71
Mobbs, Misses, 53
Monckton Cottage, 62
Moore, Miss, 27
Morrell, George H., 22, 39
Morris, Charlie, 25, 31, 51, 56, 62, 70
Morris family, 67
Motor buses, 39, 69, 71
Moulin Rouge Cinema, 71
Mulgan, Mr, 46
Mulliner, Miss, 21
Munro, Miss Iris, 14

Napier family, 52
Napier House, 40
New Headington Infant School, 37
Newhalls, 21
Newman, Reg, 30
Nichol, Miss, 33
Nicholson, Sir Charles, 63
North Lodge, 28, 50, 51
North, Sally, 46
Northway, 44
Noyes, Col. Finch, 24
Nuffield, Lord, 28
Nursing Association, 18

Oak, E. C., 48
Oddfellows fete, 54
Old Headington Infant School, 37, 50, 58, 71
Old High Street (No. 82), 46, 59
Old High Street (No. 76), 67
Old High Street, 46
Old High Street (No. 86), 46, 63
Old High Street (No. 84), 39
Old High Street (No. 55), 46
Olivier, Miss, 27
Ormerod School, 23, 41
Osler Pavilion, 22, 69
Osler Road, 46, 72
Osler Road lodge, 46
Oxford Fields, 71

Parish Council, 18
Parish Hall, 17, 42, 47, 70
Parker family, 22
Parker, Mabel, 62
Parker, Miss Sylvia, 52, 61–3
Pearce, Mrs, 43
Pearson, Revd. Alleyn Ward, 15
Peat, Dr & Mrs, 27
Peppercorn, William, 22
Peterson family, 26
Pether, Misses, 28
Pether of Stowford Farm, 14
Philippa, Countess of Warwick, 10
Phillips family, 67
Phipps, Mrs
Pickstock, Alderman Frank, 47
Pollard, Graham, 14
Pontin, Mr & Mrs, 27
Porcher, Miss, 21, 40
Post Office, 45, 53, 58, 60
Pound House, The Old, 22
Pound, The, 22, 59
Pratt, Albert (carrier), 67
Pratt, Miss, 67
Price, Captain, 24, 55
Prince’s Castle, 30, 44, 59
Pring, Revd. Joseph Charles, 10–11, 15
Priory, The, 16, 29–30
Pullen’s Tree, 60

Quick Service Boot Shop, 53

Radcliffe Infirmary, 15
Radcliffe, Miss, 26
Rance, Mr, 15
Rawlinson, Mr & Mrs Ralph, 15
Richards, Dr D. H., 24, 26
Ricketts, Charles, 18
Ricketts, F., 44
Robinson, Revd. John, 13
Rogers, James, 17
Rookery Cottages, Stoke Place, 47, 61–2
Rookery School, 25, 39
Rookery, The, 18, 24–5, 46, 54–55, 65
Rowell, Major, 68
Royal Standard, 30
Rudd family, 45, 53, 58, 60, 63

Sadler, Sir Michael, 24
Sanctuary, Arthur, 63, 69
Sandy Lane Cottage, 70
Sandy Lodge, 20–21, 40, 46
Sawyer, Mr (wheelwright), 59
Saxon castle, 54
School in the Croft, 54
Schools, 35–41
Scott-Tucker, Revd. John, 11–12, 15, 50, 51
Sharp, Cecil, 52–53
Shelford, Miss, 43, 62
Shell garage, 52
Shops, 45–6
Shotover Flying Club, 33
Smith, Alec
Smith, Ernie, 62
Smith, Jim, 54
Smith, Miss, 29
Smith, Samson (market gardener), 24, 25, 52, 58, 62–3
Smith, Walter, 21
Smith’s shoe shop, 72
Soanes, Mrs
Solloway, Mr, 55
Somersford, Mr (bank manager), 62
Somerville, Mrs, 46, 67
Soup kitchen, 34
South Lodge, 53, 70
St Andrew’s Church, 9–15, 57
St Andrew’s House, 17, 26–27
St Andrew’s Lane (No. 1), 27–28
— (No. 2), 46, 66
St Andrew’s Road (No. 3), 52
— (No. 10), 27, 52, 59
— (No. 39), 52
— thatched cottages, 25–26, 55
— (No. 16), 52, 62
St Andrew’s School, 36, 51, 59, 69
St Christopher mural, 10
St Frideswide, 9, 10
Stace, George, 18, 34, 36–38, 69
— Miss Mabel, 39
— Miss Margaret, 38
Steenbuck, Revd. Christian, 13
Stephen Road, 46, 71
Stobie, Dr, 69
Stocks, 22
Stoke, 25, 39
Stoke Cottage, 25, 26
Stoke Place, 46, 55, 56, 60
Stone, Fred, 28
Stopps, Alfred, 33
Stopps family (Church Hill Farm), 43, 66, 67
Stopps, Mrs, 42
Stopps, Wilfred, 33
Stow, Arthur (blacksmith), 59, 60
Stow, Jack, 30, 31, 36, 57–60
Stowe, Joseph (vet), 24, 44
Stoyes family, 20
Stringer, 43
Stringer, Joseph, 59
Stringer, Sid, 59
Sturgess family, 29
Sumner, Percy, 69
Sunnyside, 22, 69
Surman family, 27
Swan, The, 30

Tagg, Mrs, 27, 44
Taylor, Caroline, 16
Taylor, Charles (“Pubbler”), 31
Taylor, Dick (verger), 63
Taylor, Edie, 31
Taylor family, 26
Taylor, Miss Maggie, 63–4
Taylor, Revd. J. W. A., 24
Temperance Society, 33
Tempero, Mrs, 46, 66
ter Haar family, 46
Thomas, Charlie, 32
Thomson, Guy, 20
Tite family, 22
Tolley, 50, 53
Townson, Revd. Robert Walter, 12, 15, 17, 68–9
Townson, the Misses, 21
Trustee Savings Bank, 53
Tuckwell, Revd. L. S., 11, 15, 16, 52
Tumim, Joseph
Turnpike gate, 51, 60, 63
Turville Petre family, 22
Tyndale, Auriol, 51
Tyndale, Henry 51
Tyndale, Marcia, 51
Tyndale, Mary, 51
Tyndale, Revd. Edmund Francis Guise, 11, 13, 15, 17, 27, 51, 52

Unity House, 28
Urban District Council, 20
Utin, Mr & Mrs Archie, 40

Vallis, Arnold, 53
Vallis, Mr & Mrs (schoolteachers), 16, 35
Vashti, 13–14
Viking Sports, 34

Waldencote, 22
Waring, James, 15
Warren, Mr, 46
Water, 59
Watson-Taylor, Miss, 22, 34
Watson-Taylor, Mr, 16
Webb, Mr, 50
Wellbourne, Vashti de Montfort, 13
Wells, Papa (cab-man), 33, 57, 58
West Lodge, 24, 44, 62
West, Mrs Oliver, 43
West, Samuel, 52
Westbourne Terrace, 55, 64
Wheeler, Bill, 45, 59, 60, 62
Wheeler, Jim (farmer), 28, 43, 44, 67
Wheeler, Mrs, 28
Wheeler-Booth family, 28
White Hart, 16, 17, 30, 32–3
White Horse, 30
White Lodge, 20–21, 25, 55, 61
White, Tom, 44, 69
White, William, 44
Whorwood, Henry Mayne, 15
Whorwood, Revd. Thomas Henry, 15
Wick Farm, 67
Wiggins family, 67
Wiggins, John (farmer), 22, 44, 60, 61
Wilberforce, Bishop, 11
Wiles family, 21
Wilkins, Misses, 59
Wilkinson, William, 17
William Orchard close, 48, 66
Williams, A. A., 22
Williams, Jack, 33
Williams, Mr (pork butcher), 46, 52, 69
Willis, Audrey, 46
Willis, John, 46
Windmill Road, 64
Wingfield (dairyman), 52
Wingfield Convalescent Home, 17, 18
Women’s Institute, 41–44, 54
Wood Farm, 44
Woods, Miss Katharine, 39, 41, 72
Wootten, Kate, 24
Wootten, Montague, 17, 18, 21, 22, 54, 60, 62
Wootten, Parsons, & Thomson, bankers, 54
Wootten Wootten estate/park, 46, 50, 51, 53, 62, 71, 72
Wootten Wootten, Mrs Sarah, 20, 64
Wootten Wootten, William, 20
Woottens, 44, 50, 57
Workhouse, 71
Wyatt, Mr, 16, 17
Wylie, Mrs Ann, 13, 28
Wylie, Robert, 28, 43, 47, 59, 66
Wylie, William M., 13, 28

Yeates, Thomas, 35
Yockney, Mr & Mrs, 28

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