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'Principal sources used', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 8: Lewknor and Pyrton hundreds (1964), pp. XXII-XXIV. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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C 1Proceedings, Early
C 2" Series I
C 3" Series II
C 5" Six Clerk's Series, Bridges
C 47Miscellanea
C 53Charter Rolls
C 54Close Rolls
C 60Fine Rolls
C 66Patent Rolls
C 78Decree Rolls
C 93Proceedings of Commissioners for Charitable Uses, Inquisitions and Decrees Inquisitions post mortem, Series I:
C 132Hen. III
C 133Edw. I
C 134Edw. II
C 135Edw. III
C 136Ric. II
C 137Hen. IV
C 138Hen. V
C 139Hen. VI
C 140Edw. IV and Edw. V
C 141Ric. III
C 142Inquisitions post mortem, Series II
C 143" ad quod damnum
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) " Series II
C.P. 26(1) Notes of Fines
C.P. 40Plea Rolls
C.P. 43Recovery Rolls
Exchequer, King's Remembrancer
E 36Miscellaneous Books
E 40Ancient Deeds, Series A
E 119Bailiff's Accounts of Edmund, Earl of Cornwall
E 134Depositions taken by Commission
E 149Inquisitions post mortem, Series I
E 150" " " " II
E 164Miscellaneous Books, Series I
E 178Special Commissions of Enquiry
E 179Subsidy Rolls, &c.
E 210Ancient Deeds, Series D
Exchequer, Augmentation Office
E 315Miscellaneous Books
E 317Parliamentary Surveys
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. 107Various, Census Papers, Population Returns
H.O. 129Various, Census Papers, Ecclesiastical Returns
Justices Itinerant
J.I. 1Assize Rolls, Eyre Rolls, &c.
Duchy of Lancaster
D.L. 42Miscellaneous Books
D.L. 43Rentals and Surveys
Court of King's Bench
K.B. 27Coram Rege Rolls
Special Collections
S.C. 2Court Rolls
S.C. 5Hundred Rolls
S.C. 6Ministers' Accounts
S.C. 11Rentals and Surveys, Rolls
S.C. 12" " "Portfolios
Court of Requests
Req. 2Proceedings
Court of Star Chamber
Sta. Cha. 2Proceedings, Hen. VIII
Sta. Cha. 4" Mary
State Paper Office
S.P. 10State Papers, Domestic, Edw. VI
S.P. 15" " Addenda, Edw. VI to Jas. I
Ch. Oxon.Oxfordshire charters
d.d. Oxon. AdwellMiscellaneous papers from Adwell parish chest
d.d. AshhurstPapers about the Ashhurst family and its estates, 16th–20th centuries
d.d. BarrettEstate documents (mainly 17th century) relating to the Belson family
d.d. BertiePapers relating to the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 15th–19th centuries
d.d. BlountBlount family papers
d.d. BullingdonRate books and valuation lists of Bullingdon R.D.C.
d.d. Clerke BrownFamily deeds relating to Aston Rowant, Kingston Blount, and Stokenchurch
d.d. Cooper and CaldecottDeeds and family papers from the offices of Messrs. Cooper and Caldecott, solicitors, Henley
d.d. Ducat HamersleyCourt Rolls, accounts, maps, &c. relating to Pyrton manor
d.d. Ewelme HonorEwelme Honor court leets, 1712–19th century
d.d. HobbsMiscellaneous Oxfordshire deeds
d.d. Par. LewknorLewknor parish records, 18th–19th centuries
d.d. Par. PyrtonChurchwardens' accounts, 1548–1688, 1688–1882; overseers' accounts, 1768–1848; other poor-law papers; vestry minutes, 1777–1816, &c.
d.d. Par. WatlingtonChurchwardens' and charity records, 1616–1939; overseers' accounts, 1656–99, &c.
d.d. Par. South WestonChurchwardens' accounts, 1770–1908, &c.
d.d. Wykeham-MusgraveFamily papers relating to their Oxfordshire properties
Lyell 15Abingdon Cartulary
Oxon. Dioc. Pp.
b 6–18Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1793–1824
b 20Petitions, plans, and correspondence
b 21–23Oxford diocesan registers, 1737–1868
b 25Bucks. and Berks. diocesan register
b 38, 39, 41Bishop's visitations, 1831, 1834, 1838
b 70Returns of church, rectory, and school buildings, 1860
c 18Thame peculiar acts, 16th–17th centuries
2 21–31Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1570–1694
c 49Episcopal citations, 1688–91
c 68Presentation deeds, 1559–1863
c 85Registration deeds, 1609–1856
c 93–94Libels and articles, undated
105Proclamations and draft faculties, c. 1670–1740
c 155Value of livings, 1675–1874
c 206–9Oxford diocesan ordination papers, 1791–97
c 264Oxford diocesan register, 1604–23
c 266Oxford diocesan register, 1699–1736
c 327Diocese book, 1778–1808
c 332,341, 344, 350Bishop's visitations, 1866, 1875, 1878, 1884
c 430Returns of recusants, 1682–1706
(fn. 1) c 431–2Returns of papists, 1767–80
c 433Return of schools, 1815
c 434–6Register of faculties, 1737–41
c 441Return of places of worship, 1810
c 443Modern papers
c 446Papers relating to Queen Anne's Bounty
c 448–9Terriers, early 19th century
c 454–6Faculty papers, c. 1660–1850
c 495–6Transcript of Britwell Salome and Britwell Prior parish registers
c 588Transcript of Pyrton and Pishill parish registers, 1721–1877
c 643–7Certificates of dissenting meeting houses, 1731–1852
c 649–64Episcopal correspondence, 1635–1854
c 1372Buckinghamshire archdeaconry parish boxes, 1850–1960
c 1692–2086Oxfordshire parish boxes, 19th–20th centuries
d 13Dorchester peculiar acts, 1591–5
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 179, 180Bishop's visitations, 1857, 1860
d 549Diocese book, 1807–12
d 555–65Bishop's visitations, 1759–74
d 566–81Bishop's visitations, 1802–23
d 702Notification on non-residence, 1812–13
d 705Returns of curate's residence and stipends, 1812
d 707Return of schools, 1808
d 708Bishop Fell's diocese book, c. 1685
e 12Subscriptions, 1603–24
Oxon. Archd. Pp. Oxon.
b 22–27Miscellaneous papers about Oxfordshire parishes
b 39Papers relating to wills, 19th century
b 40–41Terriers, 17th century
b 65Churchwardens' presentments, Dorchester, 1623–6, 1663–1834
b 75–79Transcripts of Pishill parish registers, 17th–19th centuries
b 82Churchwardens' presentments, Thame peculiar, 1603–79, 1662–1734
c 2–27Liber actorum of archdeacon's court, 1566–1761
c 30Penalties, acts of court, c. 1566–1777
c 31–33Allegations, 1645–1791
c 35–44Archdeacon's articles of enquiry, 1837–68
c 46–115Churchwardens' presentments, 1730–1844
c 118Depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1616–20
c 121Penalties and excommunications, 1610–1783
c 141–2Terriers
c 162Thame peculiar acts, 1581–1836
c 164Miscellaneous papers relating to Thame peculiar, 1607–1734
d 4Mandates for induction
d 13Archdeacon's visitation book, 1756–9
Rawl. B400, b, c, f, Rawlinson's Parochial Collections for Oxfordshire
Tanner 147Collections of letters and papers relating to various dioceses
Top. Eccles. b 14Collections of sketches of baptismal fonts, c. 1832–95
MS. Top. Oxon.
b 73Shirburn poor book
b 165Collections and drawings about Oxfordshire, 18th–19th centuries
b 169Legal papers relating to Adwell
b 220Descriptions and drawings of Oxfordshire churches, c. 1808
c 3–6Collections about Thame by F. G. Lee (1850–84)
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 161Shirburn parish papers, 1635–1808
c 165–7Oxfordshire monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers by Col. J. L. Chester, c. 1880
c 206, 207Transcripts of the muniments of the Hamersley family (Pyrton) and of the Earls of Macclesfield (Shirburn)
c 372An index to Crowell registers with historical notes by F. N. Davis
d 195–6Notes on Oxfordshire monumental brasses by Percy Manning
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
e 302Earl of Abingdon's manor courts
f 30The constable's book of Shirburn, 1786
MS. Wills Oxon.Oxfordshire wills, 1543–19th century


1 Altered to b 101 in 1961

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