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Eynsham, Oxfordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wootton
County Oxfordshire
Poor Law Union Witney PLU
Registration District Witney
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1725
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Woodstock
Diocese Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
Location of Archive
Oxfordshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

ENSHAM (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union of Witney, hundred of Wootton, county of Oxford, 5½ miles (N. W. by W.) from Oxford. There are places of worship for Independents. [1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Eynsham parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FAMR = Family Relatives - (£)[2]
FSBOOK = FamilySearch Books - free[3]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[4]
OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.[5]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[6]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[7]
EYNSHAM PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FAMR
1665-1837

FSBOOK
1665-1837

IGI 1726-1844 1725-1774, 1837-1844
OFHS 1653-1900
1665-1900
1653-1900
PALL
1800-1837

TGEN 1653-1837
1653-1837
1653-1837


Census records

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Oxfordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

Reference

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 177-181. Date accessed: 20 September 2012.
  2. W.P.W. Phillimore, Oxfordshire Parish Registers, Volume 2 (London: Phillimore and Co., 1910). Digitised by Family Relatives - (£).
  3. W.P.W. Phillimore, Oxfordshire Parish Registers, Volume 2 (London: Phillimore and Co., 1910). Digitised by FamilySearch Books - free.
  4. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Oxford, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 January 2014.
  5. 'OFHS Parish Records Date Finder,', Oxfordshire Family History Society, accessed 21 January 2014.
  6. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  7. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Genealogist, accessed 27 September 2013.

 

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