Principal sources used

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 6. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1959.

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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 33 Decrees and Orders, Entry Books
C 43 Pleadings on Common Law Side, Rolls Chapel Series
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
C 132 Inquisitions post mortem, Series I: Hen. 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
C 146 Ancient 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. 40 Plea Rolls
C.P. 43 Recovery Rolls
Exchequer, Treasury of the Receipt
E 32 Forest Proceedings
E 40 Ancient Deeds, Series A
E 41 Ancient Deeds, Series AA
E 106 Extents of Alien Priories
E 134 Depositions 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 308 Fee Farm Rents, Particulars of sale
E 315 Miscellaneous Books
E 318 Particulars for Grants of Crown Lands
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 Census, Population Returns
H.O. 129 Census, Ecclesiastical Returns
Justices Itinerant
Just. Itin. 1 Assize Rolls, Eyre Rolls, &c.
Duchy of Lancaster
D.L. 7 Inquisitions post mortem
D.L. 29 Ministers' Accounts
D.L. 30 Court Rolls
D.L. 42 Miscellaneous Books
D.L. 43 Rentals and Surveys
Court of Queen's Bench
K.B. 27 Coram Rege Rolls
Special Collections
S.C. 2 Court Rolls
S.C. 6 Ministers' Accounts
S.C. 11 Rentals and Surveys, Rolls
Court of Requests
Req. 2 Proceedings
Court of Star Chamber
Sta. Cha. 2 Proceedings
State Paper Office
S.P. 16 State Papers Domestic, Chas. I


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