Principal sources used

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 10, Banbury Hundred. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1972.

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Christina Colvin, Janet Cooper, N H Cooper, P D A Harvey, Marjory Hollings, Judith Hook, Mary Jessup, Mary D Lobel, J F A Mason, B S Trinder, Hilary Turner, 'Principal sources used', in A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 10, Banbury Hundred, ed. Alan Crossley( London, 1972), British History Online [accessed 23 July 2024].

Christina Colvin, Janet Cooper, N H Cooper, P D A Harvey, Marjory Hollings, Judith Hook, Mary Jessup, Mary D Lobel, J F A Mason, B S Trinder, Hilary Turner, 'Principal sources used', in A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 10, Banbury Hundred. Edited by Alan Crossley( London, 1972), British History Online, accessed July 23, 2024,

Christina Colvin, Janet Cooper, N H Cooper, P D A Harvey, Marjory Hollings, Judith Hook, Mary Jessup, Mary D Lobel, J F A Mason, B S Trinder, Hilary Turner. "Principal sources used". A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 10, Banbury Hundred. Ed. Alan Crossley(London, 1972), , British History Online. Web. 23 July 2024.

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C 1 Early
C 2 Series I
C 3 Series II
C 54 Close Rolls
C 60 Fine Rolls
C 66 Patent Rolls
C 78 Decree Rolls
Inquisitions post mortem
C 136 Series I, Richard II
C 137 Henry IV
C 138 Henry V
C 139 Henry VI
C 140 Edward IV
C 142 Series II
Court of Common Pleas
Feet of Fines
C.P. 25 (1) Series I
C.P. 25 (2) Series II
C.P. 40 Plea Rolls
C.P. 43 Recovery Rolls
Exchequer, Treasury of the Receipt
E 40 Ancient Deeds, Series A
Exchequer, King's Remembrancer
E 134 Depositions taken by Commission
E 164 Miscellaneous Books, Series I
E 178 Special Commissions of Inquiry
E 179 Subsidy Rolls &c.
Ancient Deeds
E 210 Series D
E 212 Series DS
Exchequer, Augmentation Office
E 315 Miscellaneous Books
E 317 Parliamentary Surveys
Ancient Deeds
E 326 Series B
E 328 Series BB
E 329 Series BS
Exchequer, Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer's and Pipe Office
E 372 Pipe Rolls
Ministry of Education
Ed. 7 Public Elementary Schools, Preliminary Statements
Home Office
H.O. 42 George III, Correspondence
H.O. 107 Population Returns
H.O. 129 Ecclesiastical Returns
Justices Itinerant &c.
J.I. 2 Coroners' Rolls
Exchequer, Office of the Auditors of Land Revenue
L.R. 2 Miscellaneous Books
L.R. 3 Court Rolls
Privy Council
P.C. 2 Registers
Court of Requests
Req. 2 Proceedings
General Register Office
R.G. 9 Census Returns 1861
Special Collections
S.C. 2 Court Rolls
S.C. 5 Hundred Rolls
S.C. 6 Ministers' and Receivers' Accounts
State Paper Office
S.P. 44 Entry Books
Court of Star Chamber
Sta. Cha. 2 Henry VIII
Sta. Cha. 8 James I
War Office
W.O. 40 Selected Unnumbered Papers


MS. Ch. Oxon. Oxfordshire charters
MS. Bodley 718 Penitential of Pseudo-Egbert
MS. dep. b 7 Banbury rental, 1441
MS. dep. c 379 Schedule to Charlbury map, 1761
MS. d.d. Arkell Deeds collected by Miss Arkell (d. 1953) in the neighbourhood of Banbury
MS. d.d. Christ Church Medieval deeds from Christ Church archives
MS. d.d. Oxon. Oxfordshire deeds from various sources
MS. d.d. Par. Banbury, Cropredy, &c. Records from parish chests
MS. d.d. Pettipher Deeds relating to estates of the Pettipher family
MS. d.d. Risley Papers of the Barber, Cotton, and Risley families
MS. d.d. Wykeham-Musgrave Papers relating to estates of the Wykeham-Musgrave family
MS. Douce 98 Legal and geographical texts, 14th century
MS. Dugdale 11 Church notes by Sir William Dugdale
MS. North Papers of the North family from Wroxton Abbey
MS. Oxf. Dioc.
b 6–18 Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1793–1824
b 21–23 Oxford diocesan registers, 1737–1868
b 29–32 Parochial returns, 1814–15
b 37 Visitation returns, 1778–87
b 38 Visitation returns, 1831
b 70 Returns of church, rectory, and school buildings, 1860
b 101 Return of papists, 1767–80
c 21–31 Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1570–1694
c 66–77 Presentation deeds, 1559–1863
c 93–94 Libels and articles, undated
c 327 Diocese book, 1778–1808
c 329 Churchwardens' presentments, 1823–9
c 335–44 Visitation returns, 1866–78
c 430 Returns of recusants, 1682–1706
c 433 Return of schools, 1815
c 434–6 Register of faculties, 1737–41
c 446 Papers relating to Queen Anne's Bounty
c 448–9 Terriers, early 19th century
c 474–641 Transcripts of parish registers
c 643–7 Certificates of dissenting meeting-houses, 1731–1852
c 649–64 Episcopal correspondence, 1635–1854
c 1692–2086 Oxfordshire parish boxes, 19th and 20th centuries
d 14–16 Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1543–93
d 178 Bishop Wilberforce's diocese book, 1854–64
d 179–80 Visitation returns, 1857–60
d 181–489 Transcripts of parish registers
d 549 Diocese book, 1807–12
d 554–81 Visitation returns, 1738–1823
d 701 Visitation returns, 1854
d 708 Bishop Fell's diocese book, c. 1685
d 796 Minutes of the Diocesan Church Building Society, 1862–5
e 9 Subscriptions, 1605–35
e 12 Subscriptions, 1603–24
MS. Oxf. Archd. Oxon.
b 26 Miscellaneous papers concerning Oxfordshire parishes
b 40 Terriers, 17th century
b 51 Visitation returns, 1821–9
b 52–53 Churchwardens' presentments, Oxon. peculiars
b 54–57 Marriage bonds, Banbury peculiar
b 59 Transcripts of parish registers, Banbury peculiar
b 61 Visitation processes, Banbury peculiar
c 28 Proceedings of Banbury peculiar court, 1676–1723
c 31–33 Allegations, 1645–1791
c 35–44 Archdeacons' articles of enquiry, 1837–68
c 46–115 Churchwardens' presentments, 1730–1844
c 119 Depositions, 1665–72
c 154 Visitation book, 1803–11
c 155 Liber actorum, Banbury peculiar, 17th century
c 157 Miscellaneous papers, Banbury peculiar
d 13 Archdeacon's visitation book, 1756–9
MS. Rawl.
B 116 Pedigrees from the Plea Rolls
B 283 Genealogical notes, 16th century
B 400 Parochial collections for Oxfordshire by Richard Rawlinson (1690–1755)
B 420 Miscellaneous church notes by Rawlinson
D 892 Papers relating to the family of the lords Saye and Sele
MS. Top. Eccles. b 14 Collections of sketches of baptismal fonts
MS. Top. Oxon.
a 38 Oxfordshire prints and drawings by various hands, 18th and 19th centuries
a 64–69 Drawings by J. C. and J. Buckler
c 103–4 Papers about Oxfordshire church restorations, mainly 1860–70
c 167 Oxfordshire monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers by Col. J. L. Chester, c. 1880
c 398 Charters of Littlemore, Studley, Clattercote, and Bicester priories
c 413 Charlbury court book, 1661–80
c 448 Collections for Oxfordshire religious houses by H. E. Salter
c 454 Terrier of the Cope estates in Neithrop and Calthorpe, 1573
d 42 Papers concerning the building and restoration of churches in Oxfordshire, 1875–93
d 195 Notes on Oxfordshire monumental brasses by Percy Manning
d 460 List of medieval incumbents and patrons from the Lincoln registers and other sources, prepared by the Oxfordshire V.C.H. staff
MS. Rolls Worcs. 4 Accounts of the manor of Fladbury, Worcs., 1246–7
MS. Wills Oxon. Oxfordshire wills, 16th–19th centuries
MS. Wills Peculiars Oxfordshire &c. peculiars, probate records 16th–19th centuries