South Banbury, Oxfordshire Genealogy

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Guide to South Banbury, Oxfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

South Banbury, Oxfordshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Banbury; King's-Sutton
County Oxfordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Banbury
Registration District Banbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1853
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Deddington
Diocese Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Banbury; Court of the Peculiar of Aylesbury
Location of Archive
Oxfordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

South Banbury is an Ecclesiastical Parish partly in Northamptonshire and partly in Oxfordshire; Created in 1846 from Banbury Ancient Parish. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

"The ecclesiastical parish of South Banbury was formed out of the mother parishes of Banbury and Warkworth (Northants) in 1846."--t.p. The parish records are available at the Family History Library. In addition, the Oxfordshire County Record Office also has records available for this area. Banbury parish registers of christenings and marriages are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
ANC = Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Baptism, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - ($) Results delivered by email.
South Banbury Parish (1853) Online Records
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None
ANC 1853-1915 1853-1915 1853-1930 1853-1930 None None
IGI Part.
FS Catalog BTs None None None
OFHS 1853-1900s

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 0474571.
To view these census images online, they are available through a number of websites for a fee or free.
findmypast (fee-based) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as
The but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
FreeCen is a free based UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]