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Nether Heyford Baptist Chapel – About Us

Welcome to our Chapel as we celebrate 220 years of its existence. In 1799, a small group of Heyford people first met together regularly for worship in a building belonging to Mr Richard Adams and before that time they attended … Continue reading

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Heyford Amblers – April 2019

Heyford Amblers continue to meet once a month for their Sunday walk at a venue to be decided by a group member and every Tuesday for a short walk from the Village Green commencing at 10:30 am. New members are … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: The Canal Burst of 1939

In October 1939, prolonged and heavy rainfall brought the canal level up dangerously high. A break of sixteen feet wide occurred on the Weedon bank, releasing 300 million gallons of water into an already swollen River Nene. The entire Nene valley became … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: Heyford’s Midwife

Mrs Anne Clarke was a midwife in Heyford for forty years. Born around 1846, Miss Bateman as she then was took a nurses training course at St Thomas’ Hospital in London. She was sent to Heyford to recover from housemaid’s … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: Heyford’s Historical Heritage

It is mostly the towns and cities that have their histories recorded, but many Northamptonshire have published their records in various ways. Heyford too has a rich historical heritage, and this series of booklets is one way in which we … Continue reading

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Memories of Nether Heyford: Joan Collins

What I Know And Remember About Nether Heyford. (The memories of Joan Collins, and life at Wharf Farm) Continue reading

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