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'Principal sources used', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 7: Dorchester and Thame hundreds (1962), pp. XXII-XXIV. URL: Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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C 1Proceedings, Early
C 2" Series I
C 3" Series II
C 5" Six Clerks' Series, Bridges
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, Series I:
C 132Hen. III
C 133Edw. I
C 134Edw. II
C 135Edw. III
C 136Ric. II
C 137Hen. IV
C 138Hen. V
C 139Hen. VI
C 140Edw. IV and Edw. V
C 141Ric. III
C 142Inquisitions post mortem, Series II
C 146Ancient Deeds, Series C
Court of Common Pleas
C.P. 25 (1)Feet of Fines, Series I
C.P. 25 (2)" Series II
C.P. 40Plea Rolls
C.P. 43Recovery Rolls
Exchequer, Queen's Remembrancer
E 134Depositions taken by Commission
E 150Inquisitions post mortem, Series II
E 164Miscellaneous Books, Series I
E 178Special Commissions of Enquiry
E 179Subsidy Rolls, &c.
E 210Ancient Deeds, Series D
Exchequer, Augmentation Office
E 317Parliamentary Surveys
E 326Ancient Deeds, Series B
Exchequer, Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer
E 368Memoranda Rolls
E 372Pipe Rolls
Exchequer, Office of the Auditors of Land Revenue
L.R. 2Miscellaneous Books
Home Office
H.O. 107Various, Census Papers, Population Returns
H.O. 129Various, Census Papers, Ecclesiastical Returns
Justices Itinerant
J.I. 1Assize Rolls, Eyre Rolls, &c.
Court of Queen's Bench
K.B. 27Coram Rege Rolls
Special Collections
S.C. 2Court Rolls
S.C. 6Ministers' Accounts
Court of Requests
Req. 2Proceedings
Court of Star Chamber
Sta. Cha. 4Proceedings, Mary


d.d. AshhurstPapers about the Ashhurst family and its estates, 16th-20th centuries
d.d. BertiePapers about the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 15th-19th centuries
d.d. BullingdonRate books and valuation lists of Bullingdon R.D.C.
d.d. HobbsMiscellaneous Oxfordshire deeds
d.d. Par. CulhamChurchwardens' and overseers' accounts and other documents, 18th19th centuries
d.d. Par. ThameChurchwardens' accounts, 15th 16th, 18th-19th centuries; parish register, 1665–1756
Oxon. Dioc. Pp.
b 6–18Parochial returns to bishop's queries, 1793–1824
b 20Petitions, plans, and correspondence
b 21–23Oxford diocesan registers, 1737–1868
b 38, 39, 41Bishop's visitations, 1831, 1834, 1838
b 70Returns of church, rectory, and school buildings, 1860
c 18Thame peculiar acts, 16th-17th centuries
c 21–31Attestations and depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1570–1694
c 155Value of livings, 1675–1874
c 264Oxford diocesan register, 1604–23
c 266Oxford diocesan register, 1699–1736
c 327Diocese book, 1778–1808
c 332, 341, 344Bishop's visitations, 1866, 1875, 1878
c 428Notifications of absence from clergy, 1815
c 429Miscellaneous non-residence papers, 1804–27
c 430Returns of recusants, 1682–1706
c 431–2Returns of Papists, 1767–80 (fn. 1)
c 433Return of schools, 1815
c 434–5Register of faculties, 1737–1827
c 441Return of places of worship, 1810
c 446Papers about 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.
c 2115Leases of Culham rectory, 1615–1860
d 13Dorchester peculiar acts, 1591–5
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 179Bishop's visitation, 1857
d 549Diocese book, 1807–12
d 555–65Bishop's visitations, 1759–74
d 566–81Bishop's visitations, 1802–23
d 707Return of schools, 1808
d 708Bishop Fell's diocese book, c. 1685
Oxon. Archd. Pp. Oxon.
b 22–27Miscellaneous papers about Oxfordshire parishes
b 40–41Terriers, 17th century
b 81Dorchester visitation processes, 1627– 1824
c 2–27Liber actorum of archdeacon's court, 1566–1761
c 35–44Archdeacon's articles of enquiry, 1837–68
c 46–115Churchwarden's presentments, 1730– 1844
c 118Depositions in ecclesiastical courts, 1616– 20
c 141–2Terriers
c 158–61Dorchester peculiar records, 17th-19th centuries
c 162–4Thame peculiar records, 17th-18th centuries
d 13Archdeacon's visitation book, 1756–9
d 14Dorchester peculiar acts, 1581–91
MS. Gough Oxon.
22, 43Collections about Great Haseley by Thomas Delafield, c. 1740–50
48History of Great Milton by Thomas Delafield, c. 1740–50
MS. Top. gen.
c 43–45Court rolls of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 17th-18th centuries
f 19Sketch book of R. C. Hussey, c. 1850
MS. Top. Oxon.
a 46Accounts of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 1796–7
a 64–69Drawings by J. C. Buckler and J. Buckler
b 42Miscellaneous Oxfordshire documents
b 121, 178–93, 206Papers about the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 18th-19th centuries
b 165Collections and drawings about Oxfordshire, 18th-19th centuries
b 220Descriptions and drawings of Oxfordshire churches, c. 1808
c 3–4Collections about Thame by F. G. Lee
c 42–68Historical collections relating to Oxfordshire by W. H. Turner, c. 1865–70
c 103–5Papers about Oxfordshire church restorations, mainly 1860–70
c 120Papers relating to charities established by the will of Sir George Fettiplace
c 165–7Oxfordshire monumental inscriptions and extracts from parish registers by Col. J. L. Chester, c. 1880
c 222Index to Culham parish registers and other Culham material by W. J. Oldfield
c 357Court book of South Stoke, 1704–40
c 381Survey of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 1728
c 383–5Accounts of the Earl of Abingdon's estates, 1799–1814
d 41Memoranda about Thame by F. G. Lee
d 88Oxfordshire collections of Thomas Delafield, c. 1750
d 93Additional notes on the restoration of Oxfordshire churches
d 195–6Notes on Oxfordshire monumental brasses by Percy Manning
d 351Enquiry into lands of Oxfordshire recusants, 1700
d 460List of medieval incumbents and presentations from the Lincoln registers and other sources prepared by Florence E. Thurlby and the Oxfordshire V.C.H. staff
e 302Accounts of fines at Thame manor courts, 1761–70
MS. Wills Oxon.
Oxfordshire wills, 1543–19th century
Tithe awards and maps.


1 This class number was altered in 1961 to b 101.

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