Banburyshire Family History

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Holdings for Oxfordshire

Parish Registers

All the below are transcribed in books and/or microfiche and are indexed

Parish Baptisms Banns not in Parish Marriages Burials Extra Notes
Adderbury 1598-1994 1598-1961 1754-1994 1598-1994  
Alkerton 1545-1986 1759/1782/1824-1923 1546-1975 1544-1986  
Ardley 1700-1851 1713-1851 1769-1810 1680-1851  
Balscote 1821-1986   1821-1939 1821-1988  
Banbury, Bloxham & Milton Presbyterian         1792-1812 with retrospective entries for 1786-1792
Banbury Grimsbury Wesleyan Methodist 1872-1927   1900-1977    
Banbury Independent & Congregational 1794-1806, 1807-1812        
Banbury Methodist Circuit Births and Baptisms 1805-1956       These records cover Oxfordshire, and parts of Warwickshire, and Northamptonshire. Also see records below where individual villages are recorded separately.
Banbury Primitive Methodist Welton Circuit 1822-1950   1924-1941    
Banbury Society of Friends Quakers 1723-1812        
Banbury South Christchurch 1853-1967 1853-1882 and 1890-1967 1853-1967   Christchurch closed about 1967, and is now demolished.
Banbury St Mary 1558-1898 1843-1881 and 1913-1928 1558-1931 1723-1812, and 1837-1920. BUT see Baptism/Burial book for others. The Baptism and Burial records for 1558-1723 and 1812-1837 are in the same books. 1724-1812 and 1837 on, are in separate books. The records prior to 1837 are held in a locked bookcase.
Banbury St Paul Neithrop 1853-1861 1900-1938 1900-1938    
Banbury, Warkworth & Overthorpe Roman Catholic         1802-1812, with retrospective entries for 1771-1802
Banbury Wesleyan Methodist Chapel 1883-1972        
Barford St. John 1629-1983 1770 and 1779 1698-1928 1695-1762 and 1839-1988  
Barford St. Michael 1643-1899 1755-1772 1721-1903 1678-1898 and 1932-1988  
Bloxham 1630-1955 1754-1937 1630-1970 1630-1940  
Bodicote 1563-1988   1563-1752 and 1837-1933 1567-1982 Cremations 1976-1988
Broughton & North Newington 1683-1893   1683-1862 1683-1881 The records note whether Broughton or North Newington
Bucknell 1653-1917 1825-1961 1654-1978 1653-1979  
Caversfield 1606, 1611, 1613, 1640-1976 1760, 1823-1959 1609, 1611, 1611-12, 1650-1975 1606, 1610, 1612, 1651-1974  
Charlbury 1559-1900   1559-1890 1559-1900  
Chastleton 1586-1998 1690-1710, 1782-1811, 1824-1982 1573-1998 1572-2000  
Chesterton 1539-1840 1754-1828 1538-1837 1540-1840  
Chipping Norton 1563-1962 1754-1784 1560-1990 1564-1971  
Chipping Norton Methodist Circuit 1839-1923       These records cover people from a great distance and are indexed by place name and personal name
Churchill 1630-1645, 1649-1651, 1660-1675, 1684-1688, 1695-1994 1755-1862 1631-1978 1631-1993 Note: The 1900's baptisms and burials are at the end of the records separate to the rest
Claydon 1569-1999 1823-1999 1569-1999 1569-1999  
Cornwell 1662-1982 1662-1980 1664-1983  
Cottisford 1610-1997 1754-1802, 1827-1996 1651-1996 1611-1997  
Cropredy 1538-1995 1843-1994 1539-1995 1538-1989  
Daylesford 1660-1968 1624, 1660-1959 1660-1971  
Deddington 1631-1902 1754-1902 1631-1902 1631-1883  
Drayton 1577-1965 1578-1837 1577-1987  
Duns Tew 1654-1695 and 1721-1995 1754-1767 and 1823-1994 1654-1688 and 1741-1996 1654-1690 and 1721-1995  
Enstone 1558-1928 1755-1782 1558-1976 1559-1974  
Epwell 1577-1940 1754-1812, 1823-1993 1580-1929 1584-1993  
Finmere 1560-1996 1754-1809, 1964-1996 1560-1996 1560-1996  
Fringford 1596-1997 1757-1810, 1932-1996 1586-1995 1588-1997  
Fritwell 1558-1951 1759-1762, 1825-1895 1558-1951 1558-1951  
Godington 1678-1995 1825-1981 1679-1953 1678-1997  
Great Bourton 1863-1995 1863-1995 1872-1995 1864-1993  
Great Rollright 1560-1887 1755-1816, 1823-1928 1560-1837 1560-1935  
Great Tew 1609, 1616-1671, 1700-1945 1757-1788, 1838-1971 1606-1978 1606-1993 There are known gaps within these dates.
Hanwell 1586-1930 1929-1987 1586-1991 1586-1991  
Hardwick cum Tusmore 1744-1787, 1813-1976 1771, 1824-1976 1755-1792, 1813-1977 1739-1798, 1813-1977  
Hethe 1679-1997 1755-1804, 1858-1994 1701-1997 1678-1997  
Heythrop 1600-1980 1778-1978 1613-1976 1613-1981  
Hook Norton 1550-1661, 1729-1995 1754-1813, 1824-1979 1669-1979 1643-1982  
Horley 1539-1992 1755-1992 1538-1992 1539-1968  
Horton 1703-1992 1785-1951 1723-1990 1703-1992  
Kingham 1663-1910   1663-1902 1663-1963  
Lauton 1648-1839   1671-1836 1681-1839  
Little Compton 1588-1985 1754-1812, 1824-1914 1589-1643, 1656, 1733-1984 1586-1984 The banns for 1754-1812 can be found among the Marriage register.
Little Rollright 1721-1998 1763-1774, 1827-1898 1721-1996 1721-1999  
Little Tew 1856-1994 1859-1993 1854-1976 1857-1995  
Lower Heyford 1539-1905 1773-1897 1539-1897 1539-1897  
Methodist Claydon 1951-1968       These records are at the back of the Banbury Methodist Circuit Book
Methodist Hanwell 1946-1955       These records are at the back of the Banbury Methodist Circuit Book
Methodist Kings Sutton     1940-1982   These records are at the back of the Banbury Methodist Circuit Book
Methodist Lower Boddington 1953-1956       These records are at the back of the Banbury Methodist Circuit Book
Methodist Shotteswell 1960-1968       These records are at the back of the Banbury Methodist Circuit Book
Methodist Wesleyan Banbury Births and Baptisms 1883-1972        
Methodist Wesleyan Grimsbury 1871-1927   1900-1977    
Methodist Wesleyan Sulgrave Births and Baptisms 1872-1968       These records are at the back of the Banbury Wesleyan Methodist Book
Middleton Stoney 1813-1978   1813-1978 1813-1978  
Milcombe 1562-1766, 1813-1944 1824-1837, 1838-1967 1562-1711, 1838-1967 1562-1719, 1854-1990  
Milton 1857-1989 1956-1988 1956-1988 1857-1989 Before 1856, the records will be found in Adderbury, and also Marriages before 1956.
Mixbury 1645-1996 1761-1811, 1825-1995 1657-1995 1656-1996  
Mollington 1570-1999 1824-1999 1565-1987 1565-1988  
Neithrop 1853-1861 1900-1938 1900-1938    
Nether Worton 1561-1881   1561-1831 1560-1812  
Newton Purcell 1539-1996 1755-1782, 1841-1995 1538-1994 1539-1996  
North Aston 1565-1850 1757-1761, 1820-1837 1565-1837 1565-1850  
Over Worton 1628-1881   1629-1881 1628-1881  
Rousham 1543-1977 1755-1965 1543-1978 1543-1978  
Salford 1669-1967 1771-1798, 1823-1932 1669-1978 1669-1949  
Sandford St Martin 1695-1998 1754-1998 1695-1998 1695-1998  
Shenington 1613-1999 1755-1798, 1823-1996 1613-1719, 1726-1990 1613-2000  
Shutford 1698-1875 1761-1892 1702-1978 1699-1921  
Sibford 1840-1973 1841-1970 1841-1976 1840-1918 Records before 1840 can be found in Swalcliffe
Somerton 1660-1979 1766-1979 1661-1979 1627-1647, 1661-1979  
Souldern 1668-1934 1754-1840 1668-1840 1666-1965  
South Newington 1538-1989 1754-1817 1538-1975 1538-1925  
Steeple Aston 1543-1857 1754-1812 1538-1837 1538-1878  
Steeple Barton 1678-1995 1761-1995 1695-1995 1678-1998  
Stoke Lyne 1665-1997 1824-1988 1666-1997 1665-1996  
Stratton Audley 1696-1997 1758-1812, 1825-1989 1672-1623, 1696-1995 1592, 1697-1996  
Swalcliffe 1558-1924 1754-1812, 1822-1975 1567-1975 1577-1993  
Swerford 1577-1698, 1706-1723, 1740-1985 1704, 1711, 1713, 1755-1903 1579-1699, 1706-1723, 1740-1978 1578-1699, 1706-1724, 1740-1943  
Tackley 1568-1905 1754-1812 1754-1837 1560-1886 Note: Baptisms and burials are partly mixed, and also banns and marriages
Tadmarton 1548-1993 1758-1976 1548-1976 1551-1993  
Upper Heyford 1555-1702, 1716-1885 1755-1807 1557-1644, 1666-1925 1557-1957  
Wardington 1572-1967 1824-1921 1571-1978 1566-1969  
Wescote Barton 1559-1686, 1692-1957 1760-1770, 1824-1902, 1910-1969 1561-1645, 1655, 1660-1678, 1705, 1720, 1730-1753, 1757-1811, 1817-1972, 1974-1991    
Westcote Barton 1559-1995 1760-1995 1561-1995 1560-1995  
Wigginton 1558-1881 1754-1925 1558-1979 1558-1968  
Wroxton 1548-1956 1757-1758, 1824-1938 1552-1939 1548-1889  

Non-Parochial Registers held on microfiche

Parish Baptisms Banns not in Parish Marriages Burials Extra Notes
Banbury Presbyterian 1815-1837       Births & Baptisms
Banbury Independent 1807-1837       Births & Baptisms
Banbury Wesleyan 1806-1837        
Bicester Independent 1695-1745, 1785-1837   1695 1786-1835  
Bicester Wesleyan 1820-1836       Births & Baptisms
Bloxham & Milton Presbyterian 1786-1837Most with Births & Baptisms  
Burford Baptist 1809-1836Most with Births & Baptisms  
Chipping Norton Baptists 1767-1813        
Chipping Norton Wesleyan 1790-1837       Births & Baptisms
Cote Baptist 1647-1836   1775, 1839 1657-1839 Deaths & Burials
Oxfordshire Marriage Index     1538-1837   Indexed by Husband's or Wife's surname
IGI         All England

Contributed by Bob Sangster
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