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Guide to Ducklington, Oxfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Ducklington, Oxfordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bampton
County Oxfordshire
Poor Law Union Witney
Registration District Witney
Records begin
Parish registers: 1560
Bishop's Transcripts: 1721
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Witney
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


Parish History

DUCKLINGTON (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Witney, hundred of Bampton, county of Oxford, 1½ mile (S.) from Witney. There is a chapel of ease in Cokethorpe Park. [1]


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

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

GOOG = Google Books - free[2]
OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.[3]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[4]


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GOOG 1550-1880
OFHS 1550-1917

Bishop's transcripts begin in 1800.[5]

Census records

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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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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 91-96. Date accessed: 18 September 2012.
  2. W.D. Macray, An Index to the Registers of Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials in the Parish of Ducklington (Oxford: Parker and Co., 1881). Digitised by Google Books - free.
  3. 'OFHS Parish Records Date Finder,', Oxfordshire Family History Society, accessed 24 January 2014.
  4. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  5. W.D. Macray, An Index to the Registers of Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials in the Parish of Ducklington (Oxford: Parker and Co., 1881). Digitised by Google Books - free.


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