Principal classes of records used

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 5, Bullingdon Hundred. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1957.

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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 6–18 Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1793–1824
b 21 Oxford diocesan register, 1737–1802
b 29–36 Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1814–27
b 37 Bishop's visitations, 1778–87
b 38, 39, 41 Bishop's visitations, 1831, 1834, 1838
c 21–31 Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical court, 1570–1694
c 155 Value of livings, 1675–1874
c 264 Oxford diocesan register, 1604–23
c 273 Churchwardens' presentments, 1842–8
c 327 Diocese book, 1778–1808
c 332, 341, 344 Bishop's visitations, 1866, 1875, 1878
c 430–2 Return of recusants, 1682–1706, 1767–80
c 433 Return of schools, 1815
c 434–5 Register of faculties, 1737–1827
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 650–64 Episcopal correspondence, 1635–1854
d 14–16 Depositions and attestations in ecclesiastical court, 1543–93
d 105 Oxford diocesan register, 1543–69
d 178 Bishop Wilberforce's diocese book, 1854– 64
d 549 Diocese book, 1807–12
d 552–65 Bishop's visitations, 1738–74
d 566–81 Bishop's visitations, 1802–23
d 701 Bishop's visitations, 1854 (now printed in Oxford Record Soc.)
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
c 35–44 Archdeacon's articles of enquiry, 1837–68
c 46–115 Churchwardens' presentments, 1730–1844
c 118 Depositions in ecclesiastical court, 1616–20
c 141–2 Terriers
c 153 Archdeacon's visitation book, 1792–1802
d 13 Archdeacon's visitation book, 1756–9
MS. Top. Oxon.
a 37–39 Oxfordshire drawings, 18th and 19th centuries
a 42 Oxfordshire sketches, 18th and 19th centuries
b 75 Historical notes on Oxfordshire churches and parishes
b 210 Papers about the Earl of Abingdon's estates, early 19th century
b 220 Descriptions and drawings of Oxfordshire churches, c. 1808
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 165–7 Oxfordshire monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers, by Col. J. L. Chester, c. 1880
c 381 Survey of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 1728
d 92–93 Notes on Oxfordshire church restorations, c. 1892
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

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