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Oxfordshire – Chipping Norton

Bliss Tweed Mill, opened 1873 to replace the old mill which burnt down in 1872 (now converted to residential apartments).

Chipping Norton is a market town in the western part of Oxfordshire.  Julius Sladden lived here for nearly a decade, from August 1869 to January 1879, before moving to Badsey.

The main businesses in the town were Hitchman’s Brewery, where Julius worked, and Bliss Tweed Mill – Julius was friendly with the owners of the mill.

Chipping Norton railway opened in 1855, linking the town with the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway at Kingham Station.

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