Sources > Secondary texts > Victoria County History: Oxfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish.

Sort A-Z Sort Z-A

Type of source

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 1

L. F. Salzman (editor) (1939)
A part-volume, covering aspects of the archaeology of the county, and the Oxfordshire Domesday Survey.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 2

William Page (editor) (1907)
Covers the religious houses of the county, including some early colleges of the University of Oxford. The volume also includes accounts aspects of social and economic history and the archaeology of the county.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3The University of Oxford

H. E. Salter and Mary D. Lobel (editors) (1954)
An account of the University of Oxford: its history, buildings, colleges and halls.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 4The City of Oxford

Alan Crossley, C R Elrington (Editors), Eleanor Chance, Christina Colvin, Janet Cooper, C J Day, T G Hassall, Mary Jessup, Nesta Selwyn (1979)
The political, economic, social and religious history of Oxford.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 5Bullingdon hundred

Mary D. Lobel (editor) (1957)
Covers the 26 parishes of Bullingdon hundred, including Cowley, Cuddesdon and Iffley.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 6

Mary D. Lobel (editor) (1959)
The parishes of the hundred of Ploughley, bordering Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire in the north-east of the county. It includes an account of the town of Bicester.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 7Dorchester and Thame hundreds

Mary Lobel (editor) (1962)
The twelve parishes of these two hundreds in the southern part of the county. The volume includes accounts of the towns of Dorchester and Thame.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 8Lewknor and Pyrton hundreds

Mary D. Lobel (editor) (1964)
Accounts of the fifteen parishes of these two hundreds in the east of the county, on the border with Buckinghamshire.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 9Bloxham hundred

Mary D. Lobel and Alan Crossley (editors) (1969)
Details the eleven parishes of Bloxham hundred, in the far north of the county.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 10Banbury hundred

Alan Crossley (editor), Christina Colvin, Janet Cooper, N. H. Cooper, P. D. A. Harvey, Marjory Hollings, Judith Hook, Mary Jessup, Mary D. Lobel, J. F. A. Mason, B. S. Trinder, Hilary Turner (1972)
An account of the ten parishes of Banbury hundred, including the town of Banbury itself.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 11Wootton Hundred (northern part)

Alan Crossley (editor), A P Baggs, Christina Colvin, H M Colvin, Janet Cooper, C J Day, Nesta Selwyn, A Tomkinson (1983)
This volume contains the histories of nineteen parishes in the northern part of Wootton hundred, including Glympton, Heythrop, Rousham, Sandford St. Martin, the Astons, the Bartons, the Wortons, and the three Tews.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 12Wootton Hundred (South) including Woodstock

Alan Crossley, C R Elrington (Editors), A P Baggs, W J Blair, Eleanor Chance, Christina Colvin, Janet Cooper, C J Day, Nesta Selwyn, S C Townley (1990)
The Victoria County History's account of the Borough of New Woodstock

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 13Bampton Hundred (Part One)

Alan Crossley, C R J Currie (Editors), A P Baggs, Eleanor Chance, Christina Colvin, C J Day, Nesta Selwyn, S C Townley (1996)
Covers the area of the sixteen ancient parishes of Bampton hundred, in the west of the county, bordering onto Gloucestershire to the west and Berkshire to the south.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 14Bampton Hundred (Part Two)

Simon Townley (Editor), A P Baggs, Eleanor Chance, Christina Colvin, Nicholas Cooper, Alan Crossley, Christopher Day, Nesta Selwyn, Elizabeth Williamson, Margaret Yates (2004)
Covers the west Oxfordshire market town of Witney and the rural townships of Crawley, Curbridge and Hailey, all of which formed a single parish until the late nineteenth century.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 15Bampton Hundred (Part Three)

Simon Townley (Editor), Christina Colvin, Carol Cragoe, Veronica Ortenberg, R.B. Peberdy, Nesta Selwyn, Elizabeth Williamson (2006)
Covers Carterton, Minster Lovell, and environs, totalling eight rural parishes in west Oxfordshire, between Burford and Witney.