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Reginald Stamp, Queen’s Own Oxfordshire Hussars

The following notes are abridged from draft text for the forthcoming publication “They were a Wall – Wheatley in a World at War 1914-19” Reginald Weller Stamp, born in Wheatley in 1884, son of Charles Frederick Stamp, grocer, born in Cheltenham, and Sarah Anne Harriet née Weller, born in Woodstock.  The family were living on … Continue reading

The Stagecoach

Private coach-and-four being turned outside Aldens Farm, London Road, east of Wheatley Bridge, Coronation Year, 1937. The top-hatted occupant seems to be en route to a formal social event. A public stagecoach like this ran the London to Oxford road through Wheatley for nearly two centuries until steam took over from the horse. It also … Continue reading