Other Public Buildings

Other Public Buildings

Ashton House, Village Rd, entrance hallConservative Club Bowling Club, founded in 1898Conservative Club, Village Rd. The Club was founded in 1882 at 16 Claughton Firs, moving to the Village Rd premises in 1897Rose Mount – industrial building on right was originally...
People & Events

People & Events

Empire Day 1951, Newburns LaneOxton School Class 2, 1951The Roadrunners playing at what the newspapers said was “the biggest ever congregation” in Christchurch in the mid 1960’s, with the Rev Skipper looking on.Staff and residents working at Ashton House during World...
Documents and Maps

Documents and Maps

Documents Newspaper article 1969Mortimer on Oxton 1847 Maps Oxton aerial photo 1920Wellington Rd & Beresford Rd 1875Village centre, c. 1860. Christchurch Road is shown as Church Road, and Palm Hill as Balls LaneTithe map, c. 1847, showing old Oxton Village around...