Oxford St Aldate, Oxfordshire Genealogy
Guide to Oxford St Aldate, Oxfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Oxford St Aldate, Oxfordshire|
|County||Oxfordshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Oxford|
|Parish registers: 1678|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1721|
|Probate Court||Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford|
|Location of Archive|
|Oxfordshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
St Aldgate, Oxford (City) stood within the limits of both the county of (mostly) Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The ecclesiastical chapel of St. Aldate, Oxford itself, also stood partly in Oxfordshire and partly in Berkshire. It was a parochial chapel in that it possessed ecclesiastical jurisdiction over the chapelry of Christ Church, Oxford, and also was part of the parish of North Hinksey, in Berkshire. The parish of St Aldate contained within its boundary, Pembroke College as well.
Oxford, was a parliamentary and municipal borough, city, a large market town, and the county town of Oxfordshire, between the rivers Cherwell and Thames, or Isis, and 27 miles northwest of Reading.
Resources[edit | edit source]
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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.
The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
Church of England[edit | edit source]
Due to the increasing access of online records:
- Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
- Dates in the following table are approximate
Hover over the collection's title for more information
|Oxford St. Aldate Online Parish Records|
|Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past-Berkshire ($)|
|Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)|
|Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage|
|Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)|
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
- Joiner Marriage Index - Berkshire ($)
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - Berkshire ($)
- Oxfordshire Family History Society - Berkshire
- UK Websites for Parish Records - Links to online genealogical records
- Online Genealogical Index - Links to online genealogical records
Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]
Census records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
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]
Oxford St Aldate in GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- John Marius Wilson Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870). Adapted. Accessed: 17 Apr 2013.