Some history of Deddington
More information on Deddington to follow. I probably created the page as I had a link to Deddington 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 Deddington. When creating a page I do however post a few photographs and newspaper articles.
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If you would like to share any further information on Deddington - 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
"At the petty sessions, on Friday [before the Rev. T. Curme, Holford C. Risley, Esq., and W. M. Foster Melliar Esq.], Robert Payne
and John Payne, of Deddington, were charged with being drunk at Deddington on 24th of October. Both defendants pleaded guilty. Robert Payne had been before the Bench
twice before, once when he was eight years old; and when asked when the second offence was committed, he replied that he did not remember, as he did not keep any
account of it. He was now fined 5s. and 12s. costs, but chose the alternative of seven days at Oxford. John Payne was fined in a like amount, and allowed a fortnight
Banbury Advertiser : November 5th 1874 Page 5
"At the Special Sessions, on Thursday, before Captain Dashwood, Susannah Tighe was charged by P.C. Hathaway with being drunk and incapable
on the previous night. The constable deposed that at half-past ten at night he found the prisoner lying in a ditch on the Clifton Road. He picked her and found she
could not stand. She was drunk. A man who said he was her husband was with her. Witness locked her up. Fined 11s. 6d., or seven days."
Banbury Advertiser : July 30th 1885 Page 5