Principal classes of records used


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'Principal classes of records used', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 5: Bullingdon hundred (1957), pp. XXII-XXIII. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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C 1 Proceedings, Early

C 2 Proceedings, Series I

C 3 Proceedings, Series II

C 5 Proceedings, Six Clerks' Series, Bridges

C 10 " " " Whittington

C 47 Miscellanea

C 50 Enrolments, Church Measures

C 53 Charter Rolls

C 54 Close Rolls

C 60 Fine Rolls

C 66 Patent Rolls

C 78 Decree Rolls

C 81 Warrants for the Great Seal, Series I

C 132 Inquisitions post mortem, Series I: Henry III

C 133 Edw. I

C 134 Edw. II

C 135 Edw. III

C 136 Ric. II

C 137 Hen. IV

C 139 Hen. VI

C 140 Edw. IV and Edw. V

C 141 Ric. III

C 142 Inquisitions post mortem, Series II

C 145 Miscellaneous Inquisitions

Court of Common Pleas

C.P. 25 (1) Feet of Fines, Series I

C.P. 25 (2) " " " II

C.P. 26 (11) Notes of Fines

C.P. 40 Plea Rolls

C.P. 43 Recovery Rolls

Ministry of Education

Ed. 7 Public Elementary Schools, Preliminary Statements

Exchequer, Treasury of the Receipt

E 32 Forest Proceedings

E 101 Accounts, Various

E 132 Deeds and Charters, Transcripts

E 134 Depositions by Commission

E 150 Inquisitions post mortem, Series II

E 152 Inquisitions, Enrolments

E 156 Letters Patent, Original

E 164 Miscellaneous Books, Series I

E 174 Returns of Papists' estates

E 178 Special Commissions of Enquiry

E 179 Subsidy Rolls, &c.

E 210 Ancient Deeds, Series D

Exchequer, Augmentation Office

E 308 Fee Farm Rents, Particulars of sale

E 317 Parliamentary surveys, Commonwealth

Exchequer, Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer

E 371 Originalia Rolls

Home Office

H.O. 107 Census, Population Returns

H.O. 129 Census, Ecclesiastical Returns

Justices Itinerant

Just. Itin. 1 Assize Rolls, Eyre Rolls, &c.

Duchy of Lancaster

D.L. 39 Forest Proceedings

D.L. 42 Miscellaneous Books

Court of Queen's Bench

K.B. 9 Ancient Indictments

K.B. 27 Coram Rege Rolls

Special Collections

S.C. 2 Court Rolls

S.C. 5 Hundred Rolls

S.C. 6 Ministers' Accounts

Court of Requests

Req. 1 Miscellaneous Books

Req. 2 Proceedings

Court of Star Chamber

Sta. Cha. 2 Proceedings

Sta. Cha. 8 "

State Paper Office

S.P. 1 State Papers Henry VIII, General Series

S.P. 29 State Papers Chas. II

Court of Wards and Liveries

Wards 5 Feodaries' Surveys

Wards 7 Inquisitions post mortem


Used in this Volume

Oxon. Dioc. Pp.
b 6–18Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1793–1824
b 21Oxford diocesan register, 1737–1802
b 29–36Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1814–27
b 37Bishop's visitations, 1778–87
b 38, 39, 41Bishop's visitations, 1831, 1834, 1838
c 21–31Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical court, 1570–1694
c 155Value of livings, 1675–1874
c 264Oxford diocesan register, 1604–23
c 273Churchwardens' presentments, 1842–8
c 327Diocese book, 1778–1808
c 332, 341, 344Bishop's visitations, 1866, 1875, 1878
c 430–2Return of recusants, 1682–1706, 1767–80
c 433Return of schools, 1815
c 434–5Register of faculties, 1737–1827
c 446Papers about Queen Anne's Bounty
c 448–9Terriers, early 19th century
c 454–6Faculty papers, c. 1660–1850
c 643–7Certificates of dissenting meeting-houses, 1731–1852
c 650–64Episcopal correspondence, 1635–1854
d 14–16Depositions and attestations in ecclesiastical court, 1543–93
d 105Oxford diocesan register, 1543–69
d 178Bishop Wilberforce's diocese book, 1854– 64
d 549Diocese book, 1807–12
d 552–65Bishop's visitations, 1738–74
d 566–81Bishop's visitations, 1802–23
d 701Bishop's visitations, 1854 (now printed in Oxford Record Soc.)
d 707Return of schools, 1808
d 708Bishop Fell's diocese book, c. 1685
Oxon. Archd. Pp. Oxon.
b 22–27Miscellaneous papers about Oxfordshire parishes
b 40–41Terriers, 17th century
c 35–44Archdeacon's articles of enquiry, 1837–68
c 46–115Churchwardens' presentments, 1730–1844
c 118Depositions in ecclesiastical court, 1616–20
c 141–2Terriers
c 153Archdeacon's visitation book, 1792–1802
d 13Archdeacon's visitation book, 1756–9
MS. Top. Oxon.
a 37–39Oxfordshire drawings, 18th and 19th centuries
a 42Oxfordshire sketches, 18th and 19th centuries
b 75Historical notes on Oxfordshire churches and parishes
b 210Papers about the Earl of Abingdon's estates, early 19th century
b 220Descriptions and drawings of Oxfordshire churches, c. 1808
c 42–68Historical collections relating to Oxfordshire by W. H. Turner, c. 1865–70
c 103–5Papers about Oxfordshire church restorations, mainly 1860–70
c 165–7Oxfordshire monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers, by Col. J. L. Chester, c. 1880
c 381Survey of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 1728
d 92–93Notes on Oxfordshire church restorations, c. 1892
d 351Enquiry into lands of Oxfordshire recusants, 1700
d 460List of medieval incumbents and presentations from the Lincoln registers and other sources prepared by Florence E. Thurlby and the Oxfordshire V.C.H. staff

The following manuscripts, now in the Bodleian Library, were deposited there during the compilation of this volume. Their Bodleian shelf-marks are given in the second column.

Oxford Diocesan Registry, Parish boxes: [uncatalogued]

Somerset House, Oxfordshire Wills: MSS. Wills Oxon. 289, 290 (index)

Ambrosden: Parish register, 1611–1745: dep. d 88

Beckley: Croke Papers penes Capt. J. Henderson: MSS. D.D. Henderson b 1 (R) and c 1–11

Piddington: MS. Chronology by H. J. Edwards: dep. c 177
Blomfield's MS. History: dep. c 178

Parish records (excluding registers):
St. Clement's: MSS. D.D. St. Clement's
Stanton St. John: MSS. D.D. Stanton St. John
Wheatley:MSS. D.D. Wheatley

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