1930 onwards

From 1930 Onwards

1944 – Oddington man has his own parachute:

It was reported that Francis P Trinder, of Oddington, was charged with failing to deliver a silk parachute to a member of the Forces or the Police.  Read more

1945 – Oddington after WW II

A large part of Oddington had for centuries been owned by a Lord of the Manor who owned the Oddington Estate…  Read more

1948 – First water supply for Charlton, Oddington and Noke

A report in the Bicester Advertiser of 12 March 1948 of a meeting of the Ploughley Rural Council included the following item:- Read more

1950 – A letter to Ceylon

Sydney and Audrey Hall left Ceylon in 1950 to take up residence at Manor Farm, Oddington, together with their son Philip and daughter Daphne. Read more

1951 – Kotmalee Dairy

Mrs Hall of the Manor Farm has just heard that the Kotmalee Dairy which she ran whilst she was in Ceylon and after which she named the Kotmalee herd of attested Guernseys. Read more

1953 – Celebration of Coronation at Oddington

As in all communities throughout the realm, Oddington celebrated in Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953.  Read more

1953 – The Bishop of Dorchester in Oddington

Bishop of Dorchester leading Rogation Procession at Oddington 1953.  Read more