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A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 7, Dorchester and Thame Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1962.

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C 1 Proceedings, Early
C 2 " Series I
C 3 " Series II
C 5 " Six Clerks' Series, Bridges
C 47 Miscellanea
C 54 Close Rolls
C 60 Fine Rolls
C 66 Patent Rolls
C 78 Decree Rolls
C 93 Proceedings of Commissioners for Charitable Uses, Inquisitions and Decrees Inquisitions post mortem, Series I:
C 132 Hen. III
C 133 Edw. I
C 134 Edw. II
C 135 Edw. III
C 136 Ric. II
C 137 Hen. IV
C 138 Hen. V
C 139 Hen. VI
C 140 Edw. IV and Edw. V
C 141 Ric. III
C 142 Inquisitions post mortem, Series II
C 146 Ancient Deeds, Series C
Court of Common Pleas
C.P. 25 (1) Feet of Fines, Series I
C.P. 25 (2) " Series II
C.P. 40 Plea Rolls
C.P. 43 Recovery Rolls
Exchequer, Queen's Remembrancer
E 134 Depositions taken by Commission
E 150 Inquisitions post mortem, Series II
E 164 Miscellaneous Books, Series I
E 178 Special Commissions of Enquiry
E 179 Subsidy Rolls, &c.
E 210 Ancient Deeds, Series D
Exchequer, Augmentation Office
E 317 Parliamentary Surveys
E 326 Ancient Deeds, Series B
Exchequer, Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer
E 368 Memoranda Rolls
E 372 Pipe Rolls
Exchequer, Office of the Auditors of Land Revenue
L.R. 2 Miscellaneous Books
Home Office
H.O. 107 Various, Census Papers, Population Returns
H.O. 129 Various, Census Papers, Ecclesiastical Returns
Justices Itinerant
J.I. 1 Assize Rolls, Eyre Rolls, &c.
Court of Queen's Bench
K.B. 27 Coram Rege Rolls
Special Collections
S.C. 2 Court Rolls
S.C. 6 Ministers' Accounts
Court of Requests
Req. 2 Proceedings
Court of Star Chamber
Sta. Cha. 4 Proceedings, Mary


d.d. Ashhurst Papers about the Ashhurst family and its estates, 16th-20th centuries
d.d. Bertie Papers about the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 15th-19th centuries
d.d. Bullingdon Rate books and valuation lists of Bullingdon R.D.C.
d.d. Hobbs Miscellaneous Oxfordshire deeds
d.d. Par. Culham Churchwardens' and overseers' accounts and other documents, 18th19th centuries
d.d. Par. Thame Churchwardens' accounts, 15th 16th, 18th-19th centuries; parish register, 1665–1756
Oxon. Dioc. Pp.
b 6–18 Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1793–1824
b 20 Petitions, plans, and correspondence
b 21–23 Oxford diocesan registers, 1737–1868
b 38, 39, 41 Bishop's visitations, 1831, 1834, 1838
b 70 Returns of church, rectory, and school buildings, 1860
c 18 Thame peculiar acts, 16th-17th centuries
c 21–31 Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1570–1694
c 155 Value of livings, 1675–1874
c 264 Oxford diocesan register, 1604–23
c 266 Oxford diocesan register, 1699–1736
c 327 Diocese book, 1778–1808
c 332, 341, 344 Bishop's visitations, 1866, 1875, 1878
c 428 Notifications of absence from clergy, 1815
c 429 Miscellaneous non-residence papers, 1804–27
c 430 Returns of recusants, 1682–1706
c 431–2 Returns of Papists, 1767–80 (fn. 1)
c 433 Return of schools, 1815
c 434–5 Register of faculties, 1737–1827
c 441 Return of places of worship, 1810
c 446 Papers about Queen Anne's Bounty
c 448–9 Terriers, early 19th century
c 454–6 Faculty papers, c. 1660–1850
c 643–7 Certificates of dissenting meeting houses, 1731–1852
c 649–64 Episcopal correspondence, 1635–1854
c 1692–2086 Oxfordshire parish boxes, 19th-20th centuries.
c 2115 Leases of Culham rectory, 1615–1860
d 13 Dorchester peculiar acts, 1591–5
d 14–16 Depositions and attestations in ecclesiastical courts, 1543–93
d 105–6 Oxford diocesan register, 1543–69, 1660–1702
d 178 Bishop Wilberforce's diocese book, 1854– 64
d 179 Bishop's visitation, 1857
d 549 Diocese book, 1807–12
d 555–65 Bishop's visitations, 1759–74
d 566–81 Bishop's visitations, 1802–23
d 707 Return of schools, 1808
d 708 Bishop Fell's diocese book, c. 1685
Oxon. Archd. Pp. Oxon.
b 22–27 Miscellaneous papers about Oxfordshire parishes
b 40–41 Terriers, 17th century
b 81 Dorchester visitation processes, 1627– 1824
c 2–27 Liber actorum of archdeacon's court, 1566–1761
c 35–44 Archdeacon's articles of enquiry, 1837–68
c 46–115 Churchwarden's presentments, 1730– 1844
c 118 Depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1616– 20
c 141–2 Terriers
c 158–61 Dorchester peculiar records, 17th-19th centuries
c 162–4 Thame peculiar records, 17th-18th centuries
d 13 Archdeacon's visitation book, 1756–9
d 14 Dorchester peculiar acts, 1581–91
MS. Gough Oxon.
22, 43 Collections about Great Haseley by Thomas Delafield, c. 1740–50
48 History of Great Milton by Thomas Delafield, c. 1740–50
MS. Top. gen.
c 43–45 Court rolls of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 17th-18th centuries
f 19 Sketch book of R. C. Hussey, c. 1850
MS. Top. Oxon.
a 46 Accounts of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 1796–7
a 64–69 Drawings by J. C. Buckler and J. Buckler
b 42 Miscellaneous Oxfordshire documents
b 121, 178–93, 206 Papers about the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 18th-19th centuries
b 165 Collections and drawings about Oxfordshire, 18th-19th centuries
b 220 Descriptions and drawings of Oxfordshire churches, c. 1808
c 3–4 Collections about Thame by F. G. Lee
c 42–68 Historical collections relating to Oxfordshire by W. H. Turner, c. 1865–70
c 103–5 Papers about Oxfordshire church restorations, mainly 1860–70
c 120 Papers relating to charities established by the will of Sir George Fettiplace
c 165–7 Oxfordshire monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers by Col. J. L. Chester, c. 1880
c 222 Index to Culham parish registers and other Culham material by W. J. Oldfield
c 357 Court book of South Stoke, 1704–40
c 381 Survey of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 1728
c 383–5 Accounts of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 1799–1814
d 41 Memoranda about Thame by F. G. Lee
d 88 Oxfordshire collections of Thomas Delafield, c. 1750
d 93 Additional notes on the restoration of Oxfordshire churches
d 195–6 Notes on Oxfordshire monumental brasses by Percy Manning
d 351 Enquiry into lands of Oxfordshire recusants, 1700
d 460 List 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 302 Accounts of fines at Thame manor courts, 1761–70
MS. Wills Oxon.
Oxfordshire wills, 1543–19th century
Tithe awards and maps.


  • 1. This class number was altered in 1961 to b 101.