Some history of Banbury
More information on Banbury to follow. I probably created the page as I had a link to Banbury from another page. When building the site it is easier to place links as they crop up rather than go back later on. I realise this is frustrating if you were specifically looking for information on Banbury. When creating a page I do however post a few photographs and newspaper articles.
Have Your Say
If you would like to share any further information on Banbury - perhaps you drank in one of the pubs in the past? Or maybe knew a previous publican running one of the boozers? Whatever the reason it would be great to hear of your stories or gossip. Simply send a message and I will post it here.
Related Newspaper Articles
"A sentence of 14 days' imprisonment was passed on Frederick Porter, a caravan dweller, of Turner's Field, Banbury, who pleaded
"Guilty" at a special Police Court at Banbury an Tuesday to being drunk and disorderly in Grimsbury on the previous night. P.C. Bradnam said he was called to
the Bell Inn, and at the request of the landlord ejected Porter and his brother. When outside the brothers again began fighting. Frederick Porter, who refused to go
away, became abusive and struggled with witness, who, with assistance, brought him to the police station. Porter told the magistrates that the trouble arose as the
result of quarrel with his brother, who "had been getting on to him all day." Supt. Hedges said Porter had previously been convicted for being drunk and
disorderly, and said that on the last occasion he was fined 10s. and £5 for assaulting the police."
"Scene Outside Public House"
Banbury Advertiser : October 27th 1938 Page 1
"A Regular Seaman, Brian Northover, of 5 Easington Road, Banbury, due to return to his ship today [Wednesday] was fined £1
at a special Banbury court today for being drunk and disorderly in the town last night."
"Banbury Sailor Was Drunk"
Banbury Advertiser : January 4th 1956 Page 4