Thomas Phipps was landlord of the Barrington Arms for 23 years from 1889 - 1912. As well as running a popular pub he was also the Captain of the Shrivenham Cricket team for nearly 15 years. He died in Swindon in 1926 and his obituary appeared in the newspaper, North Wilts Herald. To read a transcription please go HERE
To read more information on Thomas Phipps' time as landlord of the Barrington Arms please see listing number N805 in this catalogue
We are always on the look-out for more information about Shrivenham and district. If you have old photos, know of historical facts, old documents (especially deeds) please contact us...
If you would like to view any item please visit the centre on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 10 am - 12 noon. We can also open outside of these hours with prior arrangement.