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'Principal classes of records used', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 9: Bloxham hundred (1969), pp. XVII-XX. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Used in this volume with their class numbers

C 1Early
C 2Series I
C 3Series II
C 47Miscellanea
C 54Close Rolls
C 60Fine Rolls
C 66Patent Rolls
C 78Decree Rolls
C 93Proceedings of Commissioners for Charitable Uses, Inquisitions and Decrees
Inquisitions post mortem
C 132Series I, Henry III
C 133Edward I
C 134Edward II
C 135Edward III
C 138Henry V
C 139Henry VI
C 140Edward IV
C 141Richard III
C 142Series II
C 143Inquisitions ad quod damnum
C 145Miscellaneous Inquisitions
C 146Ancient Deeds, Series C
Court of Common Pleas
Feet of Fines
C.P. 25 (1)Series I
C.P. 25 (2)Series II
C.P. 26Notes of Fines
C.P. 40Plea Rolls
C.P. 43Recovery Rolls
Exchequer, Treasury of the Receipt
E 36Miscellaneous Books
E 40Ancient Deeds, Series A
Exchequer, King's Remembrancer
E 134Depositions taken by Commission Inquisitions post mortem
E 149Series I
E 150Series II
E 164Miscellaneous Books, Series I
E 178Special Commissions of Enquiry
E 210Ancient Deeds, Series D
Exchequer, Augmentation Office
E 315Miscellaneous Books
E 317Parliamentary Surveys
E 326Ancient Deeds, Series B
Exchequer, Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer's and Pipe Offices
E 368Memoranda Rolls
E 372Pipe Rolls
Ministry of Education
Ed. 7Public Elementary Schools, Preliminary Statements
Home Office
Various, Census Papers
H.O. 107Population Returns
H.O. 129Ecclesiastical Returns
Justices Itinerant, &c.
J.I. 1Eyre Rolls, Assize Rolls, &c.
Court of King's Bench (Crown Side)
K.B. 26Curia Regis Rolls
K.B. 27Coram Rege Rolls
K.B. 28Crown Rolls
Exchequer, Office of the Auditors of Land Revenue
L.R. 2Miscellaneous Books
Court of Requests
Req. 2Proceedings
Special Collections
S.C. 2Court Rolls
S.C. 5Hundred Rolls
S.C. 6Ministers' and Receivers' Accounts Rentals and Surveys
S.C. 11Rolls
S.C. 12Portfolios
Court of Star Chamber
Sta. Cha. 2Henry VIII
Sta. Cha. 4Mary
State Paper Office
State Papers Domestic
S.P. 10Edward VI
S.P. 15Addenda, Edward VI to James I
Court of Wards and Liveries
Wards 2Deeds and Evidences


Used in this Volume

MS. Ch. Oxon.Oxfordshire Charters
MS. dep. deedsMiscellaneous Oxfordshire deeds from various sources
MS. d.d. ArkellDeeds collected by Miss Arkell (d. 1953) in the neighbourhood of Banbury
MS. d.d. DewDeeds collected by Mr. G. J. Dew
MS. d.d. Ewelme honorPapers relating to courts leet of the honor, 1712 to 19th century
MS. d.d. GolbyDeeds and papers of the Gardner, Golby, and Wilson families in Adderbury, 1702–1903
MS. d.d. MorrellMiscellaneous deeds from Messrs. Morrell, Peel, and Gamlen, solicitors, Oxford
MS. d.d. Oxon.Oxfordshire deeds from various sources
MS. d.d. Par. AdderburyChurchwardens' accounts, poor law papers, papers of town feoffees, maps and surveys, &c.
MS. d.d. Par. AlkertonRegisters, miscellaneous papers, account book of Alkerton charities
MS. d.d. Par. BloxhamDeeds of Bloxham town feoffees, 1421–1627
MS. d.d. RisleyPapers of the Barber, Cotton, and Risley families, and miscellaneous papers
MS. Lyell 15Abingdon Cartulary
MS. NorthPapers of the North family from Wroxton Abbey
MS. Oxf. Dioc.
b 6–18Parochial returns to bishops' queries, 1793–1824
b 20Petitions, plans, and correspondence
b 21–23Oxford diocesan registers, 1737–1868
b 38, 39, 41Bishops' visitations, 1831, 1834, 1838
b 70Returns of church, rectory, and school buildings, 1860
b 101Return of papists, 1767–80
c 16Banbury Peculiar Acts, 17th century
c 21–31Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1570–1694
c 49Episcopal citations, 1688–91
c 66–77Presentation deeds, 1559–1863
c 85Registration deeds, 1609–1856
c 93–94Libels and articles, undated
c 105Proclamations and draft faculties, c. 1670–1740
c 155Value of livings, 1675–1823
c 206–9Oxford diocesan ordination papers, 1791–7
c 264Oxford diocesan register, 1604–23
c 266Oxford diocesan register, 1699–1736
c 327Diocese book, 1778–1808
c 332, 341, 344, 350Bishops' visitations, 1866, 1875, 1878, 1884
c 430Returns of recusants, 1682–1706
c 433Return of schools, 1815
c 434–6Register of faculties, 1737–41
c 441Return of places of worship, 1810
c 443Modern papers
c 446Papers relating to Queen Anne's Bounty
c 448–9Terriers, early 19th century
c 454–6Faculty papers, c. 1660–1850
c 643–7Certificates of dissenting meeting houses, 1731–1852
c 649–64Episcopal correspondence, 1635–1854
c 1692–2086Oxfordshire parish boxes, 19th-20th centuries
d 14–16Depositions and attestations in ecclesiastical courts, 1543–93
d 105–6Oxford diocesan register, 1543–69, 1660–1702
d 178Bishop Wilberforce's diocese book, 1854–64
d 179, 180Bishops' visitations, 1857, 1860
d 549Diocese book, 1807–12
d 555–65Bishops' visitations, 1759–74
d 566–81Bishops' visitations, 1802–23
d 702Notification on non-residence, 1812–13
d 705Returns of curates' residence and stipends, 1812
d 707Return of schools, 1808
d 708Bishop Fell's diocese book, c. 1685
e 12Subscriptions, 1603–24
MS. Oxf. Archd. Oxon.
b 22–27Miscellaneous papers about Oxfordshire parishes
b 39Papers relating to wills, 19th century
b 40–41Terriers, 17th century
b 53Transcripts of Hornton parish register
b 60Transcripts of Horley and Hornton registers
c 2–27Liber actorum of archdeacon's court, 1566–1761
c 28Proceedings of Banbury Peculiar Court, 1676–1723
c 30Penalties, acts of court, c. 1566–1777
c 31–33Allegations, 1645–1791
c 35–44Archdeacons' articles of enquiry, 1837–68
c 46–115Churchwardens' presentments, 1730–1844
c 118Depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1616–20
c 121Penalties and excommunications, 1610–20
c 141–2Terriers
c 155Horley and Hornton Peculiar Acts, 17th century
c 156Proceedings of Banbury, Cropredy, and Horley and Hornton Peculiar Courts, 18th century
d 4Mandates for induction
d 13Archdeacon's visitation book, 1756–9
MS. Rawl. B 400, b, c, fRawlinson's Parochial Collections for Oxfordshire
MS. Top. Eccles. b 14Collections of sketches of baptismal fonts, c. 1832–95
MS. Top. Oxon.
a 37–39'Drawings in Oxfordshire': prints and drawings by various hands in the 18th and 19th centuries
a 42Sketches and water-colours of buildings and places in Oxfordshire, 18th and and 19th centuries
a 48A guard-book containing mainly drawings of Oxfordshire
a 61Topographical drawings c. 1855 by Joseph Wilkins of Deddington
a 64–69Drawings by J. C. Buckler and J. Buckler
b 75Historical notes and papers relating to churches and parishes in Oxfordshire
b 124Historical notes and extracts relating to Bodicote by C. W. Hurst, 1920–5
b 165Collections and drawings relating to Oxfordshire, 18th and 19th centuries
b 220Descriptions and drawings of Oxfordshire churches
c 42–68Historical collections relating to Oxfordshire by W. H. Turner
c 103–5Papers about Oxfordshire church restorations, mainly 1860–70
c 165–7Oxfordshire monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers by Col. J. L. Chester, c. 1880
c 228The rental book of the estates of the Draper family, 1693–1747
c 306Transcript of the churchwardens accounts of Bodicote, 1701–1822 by C. W. Hurst
c 393Collection of miscellaneous charters
c 449Collections for Oxfordshire religious houses, including Wroxton, by the Revd. H. E. Salter
d 195–6Notes on Oxfordshire monumental brasses by Percy Manning
d 351Enquiry into lands of Oxfordshire recusants, 1700
d 386Historical notes on the church of Wroxton and chapelry of Balscott by the Revd. R. C. West, 1948
d 460List of medieval incumbents and patrons from the Lincoln registers and other sources, prepared by the Oxfordshire V.C.H. staff
e 184Notes and transcripts by Percy Manning
MS. Wills Oxon.Oxfordshire wills, 16th–19th centuries
MS. Wills PeculiarsOxfordshire &c. Peculiars, probate records 16th–19th centuries

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