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North Hinksey, Oxfordshire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

North Hinksey is an Ecclesiastical Parish partly in Berkshire and partly in Oxfordshire; Created in 1726 from chapelry in Cumnor Ancient Parish. A more detailed description is provided by Genuki.org.uk.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration
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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
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Note that due to the fact that most of this parish is in Berkshire, the church records are listed under Berkshire Church Record in the catalog.

Oxfordshire parish register transcripts: Abington Registration District are available onlineonly when at the Family History Library. These CDs are available from the Oxfordshire Family History Society.

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Oxfordfordshire Family History Society

Oxfordshire History Centre