Thame Local History
Late Victorian Dates (1871 - 1901)
Local Board of Health formed.
A new Congregationalist Chapel opened in the High Street.
|1874||Friday Street was renamed North Street.|
|1875||The Wesleyan Chapel in Upper High Street was destroyed by fire and rebuilt.|
Thame Grammar School sold the Saracen's head to Francis Seymour.
The girl's school moved to the old Grammar School building.
|1878||Fire Engine House opened in Park Street.|
|1879||Lord Williams Grammar School opened on Oxford Road.|
|1883||Thame United Football Club was formed. Link|
|1887||Thame Town Hall opened.|
|1888||The first official Thame Show was held. Link|
The Crendon Bridge was destroyed by floods.
Local roads improved.
|1896||The Crendon Bridge was rebuilt.|
|1897||Victoria Cottage Hospital opened.|