Principal classes of records used


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Alan Crossley (editor), A P Baggs, Christina Colvin, H M Colvin, Janet Cooper, C J Day, Nesta Selwyn, A Tomkinson

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'Principal classes of records used', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 11: Wootton Hundred (northern part) (1983), pp. XV-XVIII. URL: Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Used In This Volume With Their Class Numbers


C 1Early
C 2Series I
C 3Series II
C 5Six Clerks Series, Bridges
C 6Collins
C 8Mitford
C 10Whittington
C 33Decrees and Orders, Entry Books
C 44Proceedings (Common Law Side), Tower Series
C 47Miscellanea
C 53Charter Rolls
C 60Fine Rolls
C 66Patent Rolls
C 78Decree Rolls
Proceedings of Commissioners for Charitable Uses
C 90Confirmations and Exonerations of Decrees
C 91Depositions
C 93Inquisitions and Decrees
Judicial Proceedings (Equity Side)
C 104Master's Exhibits, Tinney
C 109Humphrey
C 131Chancery Files, Extents for Debts
Inquisitions post mortem
C 132Series I, Henry III
C 133Edward I
C 134Edward II
C 135Edward III
C 136Richard II
C 137Henry IV
C 138Henry V
C 139Henry VI
C 140Edward IV
C 142Series II
C 143Inquisitions ad quod damnum
C 145Miscellaneous inquisitions
C 146Ancient Deeds, Series C
C 260Recorda
Court of Common Pleas
CP 25 (1)Feet of Fines, Series I
CP 25 (2)Series II
CP 26 (1)Notes of Fines, Series I
CP 26 (2)Series II
CP 40Plea Rolls
CP 42Posteas, Series II
CP 43Recovery Rolls
Duchy of Lancaster
DL 1Equity Proceedings, Pleadings
DL 29Ministers' Accounts
DL 30Court Rolls
DL 41Miscellanea
DL 42Miscellaneous Books
DL 43Rentals and Surveys
Exchequer, Treasury of Receipt
E 32Forest Proceedings
E 40Ancient Deeds, Series A
Exchequer, King's Remembrancer
E 106Extents of Alien Priories
E 126Entry Books of Decrees and Orders, Series IV
E 133Depositions taken before the Barons
E 134Depositions taken by Commission
E 149Inquisitions post mortem, Series I
E 150Series II
E 159Memoranda Rolls
E 164Miscellaneous Books, Series I
E 178Special Commissions of Inquiry
E 179Subsidy Rolls &c.
E 210Ancient Deeds, Series D
Exchequer, Augmentation Office
E 301Certificates of Colleges and Chantries
E 307Counterparts of Deeds of Sale of Fee-Farm Rents
E 308Fee-Farm Rents, Particulars of Sale
E 315Miscellaneous Books
E 317Parliamentary Surveys
E 318Particulars of Grants
E 326Ancient Deeds, Series B
Ministry of Education
ED 7Public Elementary Schools, Preliminary Statements
Home Office
HO 67Agricultural Returns
HO 107Population Returns
HO 129Ecclesiastical Returns
Justices Itinerant &c.
JUST 1Eyre Rolls
Court of King's Bench
KB 26Curia Regis Rolls
KB 27Coram Rege Rolls
KB 122Plea or Judgement Rolls
Exchequer, Office of the Auditors of Land Revenue
LR 2Miscellaneous Books
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food
MAF 68Agricultural Returns, Parish Summaries
PROB 11Registered copies of P.C.C. wills
Court of Requests
REQ 2Proceedings
General Register Office
RG 9–10Census Returns 1861, 1871
Special Collections
SC 1Ancient Correspondence
SC 2Court Rolls
SC 5Hundred Rolls
SC 6Ministers' and Receivers' Accounts
SC 11Rentals and Surveys (Rolls)
State Paper Office
State Papers Domestic
SP 10Edward VI
SP 23Interregnum, Committee for Compounding
Court of Star Chamber
STAC 8James I
Court of Wards and Liveries
WARD 5Feodaries' surveys
WARD 7Inquisitions post mortem
War Office
WO 46Ordnance Office, out-letters


Used In This Volume

MS. Ashmole 1763Pedigrees and miscellaneous papers, mainly 16th and 17th centuries
MS. Ch. OseneyCharters of Oseney abbey
MS. Ch. Oxon.Oxfordshire charters
MSS. Dep. 71–82John Dunkin's collections for Oxfordshire, formerly Dunkin MSS.
MS. d.d. DashwoodPapers of the Dashwood family
MS. d.d. DewDeeds collected by G. J. Dew
MS. d.d. Par.Records from parish chests
MS. d.d. RisleyPapers of the Barber, Cotton, and Risley families
MS. d.d. ShrewsburyPapers relating to properties of the earl of Shrewsbury
MS. d.d. Tyrwhitt-DrakePapers of F. Tyrwhitt-Drake relating to Oxfordshire estates
MS. Dodsworth 76Original charters and documents collected by Roger Dodsworth (d. 1654)
MS. Don. c 90Oxfordshire church notes compiled by Henry Hinton, 1802–15
MS. Dugdale 12Extracts made 1636–54 by Sir William Dugdale from cartularies of Warwickshire religious houses
MS. Gough drawings a 4Original plans and surveys, 17th and 18th centuries
MSS. Oxf. Archd. OxonOxfordshire Archdeaconry Papers, indexed by J. W. Oldfield, in 'Parochial Index to some MSS. in the Bodleian Library' (2 MS. vols. in Duke Humfrey's Library)
MSS. Oxf. Dioc.Oxford Diocesan Papers, indexed by J. W. Oldfield, as above (MSS. Oxf. Archd. Oxon.), and also in 'Index to the Muniments at Cuddesdon Palace' (2 MS. vols. in Duke Humfrey's Library)
MS. Rawl.
B 400Parochial collections for Oxfordshire by Richard Rawlinson (1690–1755)
D 1054Epitaphs collected by Rawlinson, 1713–28
MS. Rolls OseneyAccount and court rolls of Oseney abbey
MS. Top. Eccles. e 1Visitation returns 1796
MS. Top. Oxon.
a 37Oxfordshire prints and drawings by various hands, 18th and 19th centuries
a 61Topographical drawings by Joseph Wilkins of Deddington, mid 19th century
a 64–69Drawings by J. C. and J. Buckler
b 91Drawings of Oxfordshire 1750–1915
c 6'Oxfordshire gleanings' by F. G. Lee 1850–84
c 42–68Historical collections relating to Oxfordshire by W. H. Turner
c 91Account of money spent on building or restoring churches and parsonages 1840–75
c 103–4Papers relating to church restorations, mainly 1860–70
c 114Original documents relating to Oxfordshire
c 165Monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers made c. 1880
c 228Rental book of the estates of the Draper family, 1693–1747
c 307Collections made by Sir John Peshall
c 326Miscellaneous papers
c 373Lists of Oxfordshire incumbents
c 486–502Photographs of listed buildings
c 579J. Caley, 'Feudal History of Oxfordshire', compiled c. 1800
c 622Transcript of Heythrop parish register
d 60F. E. Cottrell-Dormer, 'Account of Rousham'
d 91Notes on church restorations
d 172Topographical collections of Charles Richardson (d. 1827)
d 255H. E. Salter's transcripts of some Glympton deeds
d 391Survey of the Shrewsbury estate at Heythrop, 1759
d 460List of medieval incumbents and patrons from the Lincoln registers and other sources, prepared by the Oxfordshire V.C.H. staff
d 511Miscellaneous papers
d 514Drawings by Alfred Cobb, c. 1868
d 602A. Davidson, 'Roman Catholicism in Oxfordshire' (Bristol Ph. D. thesis, 1970)
d 687–94, d 761Modern transcripts of parish registers
MS. Wills Oxon.Oxfordshire wills, 16th–19th centuries.
MS. Wood
C 11Church notes by Ralph Sheldon, 1658–74
E 1Oxfordshire heraldic, genealogical, and topographical collections by Anthony Wood, mainly 1668–81

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