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|Poor Law Union||Shipston on Stour PLU|
|Registration District||Shipston on Stour|
|Parish registers: 1568|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1605|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Warwickshire County Record Office|
Oxhill, is a village and a parish in Shipston-on-Stour district, Warwickshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Stour, it is 2½ miles W N W of the boundary with Oxfordshire, 3 miles E S E of the Fosse way, and 4¼ miles S S W of Kineton, it is 9½ miles S E of Stratford-on-Avon railway station. The post-town is, Kineton, under Warwick. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
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.
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 464173.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Warwickshire 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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