Langford, Berkshire Genealogy
Guide to Langford, Berkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Faringdon|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1675|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of Langford; Court of the Peculiar of Banbury|
|Location of Archive|
|Berkshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Langford is an Ancient Parish partly in Berkshire and mostly in Oxfordshire.
Other places in the parish include: Little Faringdon, Little Farringdon, Radcutt, Radcot, Radcott, and Grafton. Genuki.org.uk has a more detailed description of this location.
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]
Langford, Berkshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.|
|Langford, Berkshire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
As this parish is mostly in Oxfordshire, the records are listed under that county in the FamilySearch Catalog.
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- Primitive Methodist
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 241200.
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.
- Ancestry.co.uk(fee-based) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk(fee-based) 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 Berkshire 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]
- 'OFHS Parish Records Date Finder,', Oxfordshire Family History Society, accessed 23 January 2014.