Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire Genealogy

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

Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wootton
County Oxfordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Witney
Registration District Witney
Records begin
Parish registers: 1567
Bishop's Transcripts: 1721
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Woodstock
Diocese Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
Location of Archive
Oxfordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

STANTON-HARCOURT (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Witney, hundred of Wootton, county of Oxford, 4½ miles (W.) from Oxford. There is a chapel of ease at South Leigh. [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]

Stanton Harcourt parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FAMR = Family Relatives - (£)[2]
FSBOOK = FamilySearch Books - free[3]
OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.[4]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[5]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[6]
STANTON HARCOURT PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FAMR
1570-1837

FSBOOK
1570-1837

OFHS 1566-1985
1570-1969
1569-1970
PALL
1700-1837

TGEN 1653-1837
1653-1837
1653-1837


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]

Reference
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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 186-192. Date accessed: 27 September 2012.
  2. W.P.W. Phillimore, Oxfordshire Parish Registers, Volume 2 (London: Phillimore and Co., 1910). Digitised by Family Relatives - (£).
  3. W.P.W. Phillimore, Oxfordshire Parish Registers, Volume 2 (London: Phillimore and Co., 1910). Digitised by FamilySearch Books - free.
  4. 'OFHS Parish Records Date Finder,', Oxfordshire Family History Society, accessed 23 January 2014.
  5. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  6. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Genealogist, accessed 27 September 2013.