Thame Local History
Late Victorian Dates (1871 - 1901)

1871 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.
1877 Thame Grammar School sold the Saracen's head to Francis Seymour. More
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
1894 The Crendon Bridge was destroyed by floods.
Local roads improved.
1896 The Crendon Bridge was rebuilt.
1897 Victoria Cottage Hospital opened.

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