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Guide to Woodeaton, Oxfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Woodeaton, Oxfordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bullingdon
County Oxfordshire
Poor Law Union Headington
Registration District Headington
Records begin
Parish registers: 1539
Bishop's Transcripts: 1721
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Islip
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

WOOD-EATON (Holy Rood), a parish, in the union of Headington, hundred of Bullingdon, county of Oxford, 4 miles (N. N. E.) from Oxford. [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

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

IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.[3]
Woodeaton, Oxfordshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1564-1812 1695-1886
OFHS 1564-1978

Census records


Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474573.

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.

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 652-654. Date accessed: 03 October 2012.
  2. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Oxford, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 16 January 2014.
  3. 'OFHS Parish Records Date Finder,', Oxfordshire Family History Society, accessed 23 January 2014.


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