Tackley Local History Group

Stories From Our Past

Coffee Lodge, Miss Sharp and a Teapot

An ornate personalised teapot begins this tale of temperance and philanthropy in the late 1800s.

What Coins Can Tell Us

Coins and trade tokens, dating from the 3rd century BC to 1850, give context to Tackley.

The Revolt of the Field

Rural poverty led to unrest and ultimately emigration from 1870s Oxfordshire, with some tragic consequences.

The Standard Memorial

A memorial in St Nicholas’ Church begins this story of a seventeenth-century rector and his family.