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A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 8, Lewknor and Pyrton Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1964.

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C 1 Proceedings, Early
C 2 " Series I
C 3 " Series II
C 5 " Six Clerk's Series, Bridges
C 47 Miscellanea
C 53 Charter Rolls
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 143 " ad quod damnum
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) " Series II
C.P. 26 (1) Notes of Fines
C.P. 40 Plea Rolls
C.P. 43 Recovery Rolls
Exchequer, King's Remembrancer
E 36 Miscellaneous Books
E 40 Ancient Deeds, Series A
E 119 Bailiff's Accounts of Edmund, Earl of Cornwall
E 134 Depositions taken by Commission
E 149 Inquisitions post mortem, Series I
E 150 " " " " 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 315 Miscellaneous Books
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.
Duchy of Lancaster
D.L. 42 Miscellaneous Books
D.L. 43 Rentals and Surveys
Court of King's Bench
K.B. 27 Coram Rege Rolls
Special Collections
S.C. 2 Court Rolls
S.C. 5 Hundred Rolls
S.C. 6 Ministers' Accounts
S.C. 11 Rentals and Surveys, Rolls
S.C. 12 " " "Portfolios
Court of Requests
Req. 2 Proceedings
Court of Star Chamber
Sta. Cha. 2 Proceedings, Hen. VIII
Sta. Cha. 4 " Mary
State Paper Office
S.P. 10 State Papers, Domestic, Edw. VI
S.P. 15 " " Addenda, Edw. VI to Jas. I
Ch. Oxon. Oxfordshire charters
d.d. Oxon. Adwell Miscellaneous papers from Adwell parish chest
d.d. Ashhurst Papers about the Ashhurst family and its estates, 16th–20th centuries
d.d. Barrett Estate documents (mainly 17th century) relating to the Belson family
d.d. Bertie Papers relating to the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 15th–19th centuries
d.d. Blount Blount family papers
d.d. Bullingdon Rate books and valuation lists of Bullingdon R.D.C.
d.d. Clerke Brown Family deeds relating to Aston Rowant, Kingston Blount, and Stokenchurch
d.d. Cooper and Caldecott Deeds and family papers from the offices of Messrs. Cooper and Caldecott, solicitors, Henley
d.d. Ducat Hamersley Court Rolls, accounts, maps, &c. relating to Pyrton manor
d.d. Ewelme Honor Ewelme Honor court leets, 1712–19th century
d.d. Hobbs Miscellaneous Oxfordshire deeds
d.d. Par. Lewknor Lewknor parish records, 18th–19th centuries
d.d. Par. Pyrton Churchwardens' accounts, 1548–1688, 1688–1882; overseers' accounts, 1768–1848; other poor-law papers; vestry minutes, 1777–1816, &c.
d.d. Par. Watlington Churchwardens' and charity records, 1616–1939; overseers' accounts, 1656–99, &c.
d.d. Par. South Weston Churchwardens' accounts, 1770–1908, &c.
d.d. Wykeham-Musgrave Family papers relating to their Oxfordshire properties
Lyell 15 Abingdon Cartulary
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 25 Bucks. and Berks. diocesan register
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
2 21–31 Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1570–1694
c 49 Episcopal citations, 1688–91
c 68 Presentation deeds, 1559–1863
c 85 Registration deeds, 1609–1856
c 93–94 Libels and articles, undated
105 Proclamations and draft faculties, c. 1670–1740
c 155 Value of livings, 1675–1874
c 206–9 Oxford diocesan ordination papers, 1791–97
c 264 Oxford diocesan register, 1604–23
c 266 Oxford diocesan register, 1699–1736
c 327 Diocese book, 1778–1808
c 332,341, 344, 350 Bishop's visitations, 1866, 1875, 1878, 1884
c 430 Returns of recusants, 1682–1706
(fn. 1) c 431–2 Returns of papists, 1767–80
c 433 Return of schools, 1815
c 434–6 Register of faculties, 1737–41
c 441 Return of places of worship, 1810
c 443 Modern papers
c 446 Papers relating to Queen Anne's Bounty
c 448–9 Terriers, early 19th century
c 454–6 Faculty papers, c. 1660–1850
c 495–6 Transcript of Britwell Salome and Britwell Prior parish registers
c 588 Transcript of Pyrton and Pishill parish registers, 1721–1877
c 643–7 Certificates of dissenting meeting houses, 1731–1852
c 649–64 Episcopal correspondence, 1635–1854
c 1372 Buckinghamshire archdeaconry parish boxes, 1850–1960
c 1692–2086 Oxfordshire parish boxes, 19th–20th centuries
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, 180 Bishop's visitations, 1857, 1860
d 549 Diocese book, 1807–12
d 555–65 Bishop's visitations, 1759–74
d 566–81 Bishop's visitations, 1802–23
d 702 Notification on non-residence, 1812–13
d 705 Returns of curate's residence and stipends, 1812
d 707 Return of schools, 1808
d 708 Bishop Fell's diocese book, c. 1685
e 12 Subscriptions, 1603–24
Oxon. Archd. Pp. Oxon.
b 22–27 Miscellaneous papers about Oxfordshire parishes
b 39 Papers relating to wills, 19th century
b 40–41 Terriers, 17th century
b 65 Churchwardens' presentments, Dorchester, 1623–6, 1663–1834
b 75–79 Transcripts of Pishill parish registers, 17th–19th centuries
b 82 Churchwardens' presentments, Thame peculiar, 1603–79, 1662–1734
c 2–27 Liber actorum of archdeacon's court, 1566–1761
c 30 Penalties, acts of court, c. 1566–1777
c 31–33 Allegations, 1645–1791
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 121 Penalties and excommunications, 1610–1783
c 141–2 Terriers
c 162 Thame peculiar acts, 1581–1836
c 164 Miscellaneous papers relating to Thame peculiar, 1607–1734
d 4 Mandates for induction
d 13 Archdeacon's visitation book, 1756–9
Rawl. B 400, b, c, f, Rawlinson's Parochial Collections for Oxfordshire
Tanner 147 Collections of letters and papers relating to various dioceses
Top. Eccles. b 14 Collections of sketches of baptismal fonts, c. 1832–95
MS. Top. Oxon.
b 73 Shirburn poor book
b 165 Collections and drawings about Oxfordshire, 18th–19th centuries
b 169 Legal papers relating to Adwell
b 220 Descriptions and drawings of Oxfordshire churches, c. 1808
c 3–6 Collections about Thame by F. G. Lee (1850–84)
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 161 Shirburn parish papers, 1635–1808
c 165–7 Oxfordshire monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers by Col. J. L. Chester, c. 1880
c 206, 207 Transcripts of the muniments of the Hamersley family (Pyrton) and of the Earls of Macclesfield (Shirburn)
c 372 An index to Crowell registers with historical notes by F. N. Davis
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 Earl of Abingdon's manor courts
f 30 The constable's book of Shirburn, 1786
MS. Wills Oxon. Oxfordshire wills, 1543–19th century


  • 1. Altered to b 101 in 1961