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'Principal sources used', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 6 (1959), pp. XXII-XXIII. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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C 1Proceedings, Early
C 2Proceedings, Series I
C 3Proceedings, Series II
C 5Proceedings, Six Clerks' Series, Bridges
C 33Decrees and Orders, Entry Books
C 43Pleadings on Common Law Side, Rolls Chapel Series
C 47Miscellanea
C 54Close Rolls
C 60Fine Rolls
C 66Patent Rolls
C 78Decree Rolls
C 93Proceedings of Commissioners for Charitable Uses, Inquisitions and Decrees
C 132Inquisitions post mortem, Series I: Hen. III
C 133Edw. I
C 134Edw. II
C 135Edw. III
C 136Ric. II
C 137Hen. IV
C 139Hen. VI
C 140Edw. IV and Edw. V
C 141Ric. III
C 142Inquisitions post mortem, Series II
C 145Miscellaneous Inquisitions
C 146Ancient Deeds, Series C
Court of Common Pleas
C.P. 25(1) Feet of Fines, Series I
C.P. 25(2) Feet of Fines, Series II
C.P. 26(1) Notes of Fines
C.P. 40Plea Rolls
C.P. 43Recovery Rolls
Exchequer, Treasury of the Receipt
E 32Forest Proceedings
E 40Ancient Deeds, Series A
E 41Ancient Deeds, Series AA
E 106Extents of Alien Priories
E 134Depositions by Commission
E 150Inquisitions post mortem, Series II
E 164Miscellaneous Books, Series I
E 178Special Commissions of Enquiry
E 179Subsidy Rolls, &c.
E 210Ancient Deeds, Series D
Exchequer, Augmentation Office
E 308Fee Farm Rents, Particulars of sale
E 315Miscellaneous Books
E 318Particulars for Grants of Crown Lands
E 326Ancient Deeds, Series B
Exchequer, Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer
E 368Memoranda Rolls
E 372Pipe Rolls
Exchequer, Office of the Auditors of Land Revenue
L.R. 2Miscellaneous Books
Home Office
H.O. 107Census, Population Returns
H.O. 129Census, Ecclesiastical Returns
Justices Itinerant
Just. Itin. 1Assize Rolls, Eyre Rolls, &c.
Duchy of Lancaster
D.L. 7Inquisitions post mortem
D.L. 29Ministers' Accounts
D.L. 30Court Rolls
D.L. 42Miscellaneous Books
D.L. 43Rentals and Surveys
Court of Queen's Bench
K.B. 27Coram Rege Rolls
Special Collections
S.C. 2Court Rolls
S.C. 6Ministers' Accounts
S.C. 11Rentals and Surveys, Rolls
Court of Requests
Req. 2Proceedings
Court of Star Chamber
Sta. Cha. 2Proceedings
State Paper Office
S.P. 16State Papers Domestic, Chas. I


d.d. Dashwood (Oxon.)Dashwood family papers about Bicester and Kirtlington
d.d. ValentiaValentia family papers about Bletchingdon and Hampton Poyle
Oxon. Dioc. Pp.
b 6–18Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1793–1824
b 21–23Oxford diocesan registers, 1737–1868
b 29–36Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1814–27
b 37Bishops' visitations, 1778–87
b 38, 39, 41Bishops' visitations, 1831, 1834, 1838
b 70Returns of church, rectory, and school buildings, 1860
c 21–31Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1570–1694
c 66–76Presentations to livings, 17th–19th centuries
c 155Value of livings, 1675–1874
c 264Oxford diocesan register, 1604–23
c 266Oxford diocesan register, 1699–1736
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 courts, 1543–93
d 105–6Oxford diocesan register, 1543–69, 1660– 1702
d 178Bishop Wilberforce's diocese book, 1854– 64
d 179Bishop's visitation, 1857
d 549Diocese book, 1807–12
d 552–65Bishop's visitations, 1738–74 (that of 1738, d 552–5, now printed in Oxon. Record Soc.)
d 566–81Bishop's visitations, 1802–23
d 707Return of schools, 1808
d 708Bishop Fell's diocese book, c. 1685
Oxf. Archd. Pp. Oxon.
b 22–27Miscellaneous papers about Oxfordshire parishes
b 40–41Terriers, 17th century
c 2–27Liber actorum of archdeacon's court, 1566–1761
c 35–44Archdeacon's articles of enquiry, 1837–68
c 46–115Churchwardens' presentments, 1730–1844
c 118Depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 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
a 64–69Drawings by J. C. Buckler and J. Buckler
b 75Historical notes on Oxfordshire churches and parishes
b 86–87Papers about Hampton Poyle, 16th–17th centuries
b 121, 178–91, 210Papers about the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 18th–19th centuries
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 112Memoranda about Islip by W. Vincent, rector, 1807
c 165–7Oxfordshire monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers, by Col. J. L. Chester, c. 1880
c 307Collections of Sir John Peshall, mid-18th century
c 328/1–4Papers about Hampton Gay manor, 16th– 20th centuries
c 381Survey of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 1728
c 398Transcripts of charters of Bicester, Clattercote, Littlemore, and Studley Priories
d 90Notes on church restorations, c. 1892
d 171Collections of C. Richardson, early 19th century
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
MS. Top. Gen.
e 23Tours of R. Gough, c. 1760–80
MS. Wills Oxon.Oxfordshire wills, 1543–19th century

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