The Community of Brize Norton

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Extracts from 1916 Almanac can be found here

References in the Domesday Book can be found here, but see also the entry under genealogy

Brize Norton

The village dates from the Middle Ages and is mentioned in the Domesday Book.  Up to the first half of the 20th century the village was a self-sufficient agricultural community linked with Bampton.

A full write up is available:  

Brize Norton through the Ages - Millenium History

See also the recent publication concerning Brize Norton and World War One

Plus the item on then Oxfordshire Museum Service with pictures of old Brize Norton

Also there is a guide to St Britius Church here

The USAF Welcome Document makes amusing reading

The RAF Transport Command brochure is another piece of history

We have added a piece written by Dora Woodley with her memories of the village

Readers are encouraged to visit the Victorian History Society site

   

 

 

 

 

  


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Phil Holmes  Updated on Thursday 22 June 2016