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The Story of Heyford: Heyford Feast – The visiting fair

Heyford Feast The fair has been coming for Heyford Feast in October for as long as anyone can remember. Heyford Feast is the anniversary of the dedication of our Parish Church and takes place on the first Sunday after the … Continue reading

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Heyford Sports 300-Club – Winners

2019 – February 300-Club Winners 1st (£65) Mike Davison (14) 2nd (£30) Wendy Allen (89)   2018 – December 300-Club Winners 1st (£65) D. Dawley (202) 2nd (£30) Tennis Club (151) 2018 – November 300-Club Winners 1st (£65) Mark Smith … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: Heyford’s First Motor Vehicles

In the 1920’s cars were very few and far between. Groups of people used to walk up from the village to the A5 , then known as The Turnpike, to watch for cars. Doris Lovell nee Denn remembers sitting on the … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: The Tops

The photograph below was taken in the 1930’s. On the left is the Foresters Arms. There were then no houses between here and the Denny’s house on the corner of Middle Street. In this photograph the view is clear right … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: Three Wise Men

Pictured here around 1950 are Wakefield Whitton, William Denny , and Bernard Kingston. Mr Whitton owned Brook Farm before it was demolished and replaced by the modern houses in Watery Lane and Brookside. Wakefield Way was named after him. William Denny … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: The Methodist Chapel

The chapel buildings Methodism was very much a part of village life in Heyford for almost 130 years. It flourished from the 1830s until the 1960s. The first chapel was built in 1838. This was the small red brick building … Continue reading

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