A timeline of news, stories and pictures from 1849.
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Union Fellowship Society25 June 1849
The earliest known direct reference to the Headington Brass Band.
ISLIPThe second anniversary of the Union Fellowship Society was held on Monday last, at the Fox and Grapes Inn... The proceedings were of an agreeable character, and the conviviality was kept up until a late hour, assisted by the Headington Brass Band.
JACKSONS OXFORD JOURNAL 2 July 1849
WHIT MONDAY FESTIVITIES28 May 1849
WHIT MONDAY FESTIVITIES... The members of the Britannia and Quarry Clubs went in procession to church, the Headington band accompanied the former...
JACKSONS OXFORD JOURNAL 2 June 1849