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A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 9, Bloxham Hundred. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1969.

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Among the abbreviations and short titles used the following may require elucidation:

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Ch. Ch. Arch. Archives of Christ Church, Oxford
Compton Census William Salt Library, Stafford, MS. 33, 'The census taken in 1676 in the province of Canterbury giving an account of inhabitants, papists and other dissenters in the various dioceses'
Dunkin MS. Collections of John Dunkin (London Guildhall MSS. temporarily deposited in the Bodleian Library)
Eton Coll. Mun. Muniments of Eton College, Eton, Bucks.
Gamekprs' deps. Gamekeepers' deputations
G.D.R. Gloucester Diocesan Records, in Gloucester City Library, including terriers, tithe awards, and bound volumes of diocesan records.
Hockaday Abs. The 'Hockaday Abstracts', being abstracts of ecclesiastical records relating to Gloucestershire, compiled by F. S. Hockaday mainly from diocesan records, in Gloucester City Library
Magd. Coll. Arch. Archives of Magdalen College, Oxford
Methuen Arch. Archives of the Methuen family, Corsham Court, Wilts.
MS. Oxf. Archd. Oxon. Bodleian Library, Oxfordshire Archdeaconry Papers
MS. Oxf. Dioc. Bodleian Library, Oxfordshire Diocesan Papers
MS. Top. Eccles. Bodleian Library, MS. Top. Eccles.
MS. Top. Oxon. Bodleian Library, MS. Top. Oxon.
New Coll. Mun. Muniments of New College, Oxford
N.B.R. National Monuments (formerly Buildings) Record
Oriel Coll. Mun. Muniments of Oriel College, Oxford
Oldfield, 'Clerus Oxf. Dioc.' Bodleian Library, MS. index to clergy by W. J. Oldfield, 'Clerus Diocesis Oxoniensis, 1542–1908'
O.R.O. Oxfordshire County Record Office, Oxford
Par. Rec. Parish Records
R.O. Record Office
Rousham Arch. Archives belonging to Mr. T. Cottrell-Dormer, Rousham Park
S. & F. colln. Collection of the records of Messrs. Stockton Sons and Fortescue, in O.R.O.
Trinity Coll. President's Off. Trinity College, Oxford, President's Office
Trinity Coll. Tower Mun. Trinity College, Oxford, Tower Muniment Room
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Dugdale, Warws. Sir William Dugdale, The Antiquities of Warwickshire (London, 1656)
Educ. Enq. Abstract Education Enquiry Abstract, H.C. 62 (1835), xlii
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Hearth Tax Oxon. Hearth Tax Returns for Oxfordshire, 1665, ed. Maureen Weinstock (O.R.S. xxi, 1940)
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L.R.S. Lincoln Record Society
Lamborn, Arm. Glass E. A. Greening Lamborn, Armorial Glass of the Oxford Diocese, 1250–1850 (London, 1949)
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Lascelles, Dir. Oxon. Lascelles & Co.'s Directory and Gazetteer of the County of Oxford (Birmingham, 1853)
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Lipscomb, Bucks. G. Lipscomb, History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham (4 vols. London, 1847)
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O.H.S. Oxford Historical Society
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Oxf. Jnl. Jackson's Oxford Journal
Oxon. Clockmakers C. F. C. Beeson, Clockmaking in Oxfordshire, 1400–1850 (Banbury Historical Society, 1962)
Oxon. Peculiars The Churchwardens' Presentments in the Oxfordshire Peculiars of Dorchester, Thame, and Banbury, ed. S. A. Peyton (O.R.S. x, 1928)
Oxon. Poll, 1754 Poll of the Freeholders of Oxfordshire taken at Oxford on 17th April, 1754 (Bodl. G.A. Oxon 4° 346)
Oxon. Visit The Visitations of the County of Oxfordshire taken in the years 1566, 1574, and 1634, ed. W. H. Turner (Harl. Soc. v, 1871)
Oxon. Wills Some Oxfordshire Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1393–1510, ed. J. R. H. Weaver and Alice Beardwood (O.R.S. xxxix, 1959)
Par. Colln. Parochial Collections made by Anthony Wood and Richard Rawlinson, ed. F. N. Davis (O.R.S. ii, iv, xi, 1920–9)
Parker, Eccles. Top. J. H. Parker, Ecclesiastical and Architectural Topography of England: Oxfordshire (Oxford, 1850)
Parker, Guide J. H. Parker, A Guide to the Architectural Antiquities in the Neighbourhood of Oxford (Oxford, 1846)
Plot, Nat. Hist. Oxon. R. Plot, The Natural History of Oxfordshire (Oxford, 1677)
P.N. Oxon. (E.P.N.S.) Margaret Gelling, The Place-Names of Oxfordshire (English Place-Name Soc. xxiii, 1953–4)
Poor Abstract Abstract of the Answers and Returns relative to the Expense and Maintenance of the Poor, H.C. 175 (1804), i
Poor Law Unions Returns relating to Poor Law Unions in England and Wales, H.C. 81 (1854), lv
Protestation Ret. Oxfordshire Protestation Returns 1641–2, ed. C. S. A. Dobson (O.R.S. xxxvi, 1955)
Pub. Elem. Sch. Ret. Return for Each Public Elementary School . . . for the Year ended 1st August, 1893 [C. 7529], H.C. (1894), lxv
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12th Rep. Com. Char. 12th Report of the Commissioners for Charities, H.C. 348 (1825), x
Ret. of Non-Provided Schs. Return of Non-Provided Schools, H.C. 178-xxiv (1906), lxxxviii
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Salter, Oxford Charters Facsimiles of Early Charters in Oxford Muniment Rooms, ed. H. E. Salter (Oxford, 1929)
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Stapleton, Cath. Miss. Mrs. Bryan Stapleton, Oxfordshire Post-Reformation Catholic Missions (London, 1906)
Subsidy 1526 A Subsidy Collected in the Diocese of Lincoln in 1526, ed. H. E. Salter (O.H.S. lxiii, 1905)
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Walker Rev. A. G. Matthews, Walker Revised (Oxford, 1948)
Wilb. Visit. Bishop Wilberforce's Visitation Returns for the Archdeaconry of Oxford, 1854, ed. E. P. Baker (O.R.S. xxxv, 1954)
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Wood-Jones, Dom. Archit. Banbury Region R. B. Wood-Jones, Traditional Domestic Architecture of the Banbury Region (Manchester, 1963)
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Young, Oxon. Agric. A. Young, General View of the Agriculture of Oxfordshire (London, 1809 and 1813)