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The Story of Heyford: Lost Street Names

Census Returns There has been a census return once every ten years from 1841 onwards. The only exception was in 1941 because of war time. The details of these census’ are made available to the public when they are 100 … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: The Village Lads in the 1950’s

This photograph, taken in the early 1950’s, shows some of the village lads, including Tony Nickolls, Colin Haynes, Barry Nickolls and Brian Clements. Extract from The Story of Heyford – Volume 4 of 4 – Page 32

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The Story of Heyford: Cricket on the Village Green

Like most villages in England Nether Heyford sported the idyllic sight of twenty two people dressed in immaculate whites playing the age-old sport of Cricket on the Village Green. A team game remarkably like cricket was being played in England … Continue reading

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