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Charlbury Anti-Vaccination Protest Poster, 1897

Charlbury Anti-Vaccination Riots of 1897

Church Street, Charlbury

In 1897, riotous scenes in Charlbury made headlines nationwide as the small town found itself at the centre of the debate around compulsory smallpox vaccinations.

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The River Evenlode

Beating the Bounds Tragedy at Charlbury

River Evenlode, Charlbury

A quaint custom ended in disaster in 1924 when a capsized boat on the River Evenlode resulted in the drowning of three children.

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The B4022 Finstock to Charlbury road

A Phantom Coach between Charlbury and Finstock

B4022 Charlbury Road, Finstock

The B4022 is said to be haunted by a ghostly coach and four horses which many have heard but very few have actually seen!

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Charlbury Crossroads1

A Suicide Buried at the Crossroads

B4022, Charlbury

The crossroads known as 'Condive's Corner' is believed to be haunted by a suicide. Or was it a murder?

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The Iron Well at Cornbury Park

Spanish Liquor Day in Wychwood Forest

Cornbury Park, Charlbury

On Palm Sunday it is traditional for villagers to walk into Wychwood forest to collect spring water to mix with liquorice to make 'Spanish Water'.

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