18 April 2023
Highwayman-obsessed Horace Wright was described by some as 'the modern Dick Turpin', but by others as 'a candidate for an asylum'!
3 August 2021
Somerville House, 130 Banbury Road, Oxford
Baker Isaac Grubb incurred the town's anger when it was revealed he was selling bread to the university on the cheap.
2 August 2021
St. Andrew's Church, St, Headington
A misunderstanding ended in tragedy in 1872, when the Parish Clerk of Headington was accused of stealing cabbages from a neighbour.
30 June 2021
Bicester Railway Station, London Rd, Bicester
In 1861 a misunderstanding between station staff and a train driver cost the lives of 6 people at Bicester railway station.
24 May 2021
When accused of stealing a duck Thomas Beesley denied it, but 'He was proved a liar by the loud quacking coming from his coat pocket'!
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