Begbroke, Oxfordshire Genealogy

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

Begbroke, Oxfordshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wootton
County Oxfordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Woodstock
Registration District Woodstock
Records begin
Parish registers: 1665
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]

BEGBROOK (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Woodstock, hundred of Wootton, county of Oxford, 2½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Woodstock. [1]

Begbroke is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire. It is also spelled as Begbroke. Other places in the parish include: Oxey Mead, Pixey Mead, West Mead. Additional descriptions are available on Genuki.org.uk.

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]

Begbroke, Oxfordshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch) - free
OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.[2]
BEGBROKE PARISH (1665) Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1665-1812 1665-1812 1665-1812 1665-1812 1665-1812 1665-1812
AC 1813-1915 1813-1915 1813-1915 1813-1915 1813-1915 1813-1915
FS 1747-1852 1747-1841
OFHS 1671-1991
1664-1995
1666-1851

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[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 199-203. Date accessed: 18 September 2012.
  2. 'OFHS Parish Records Date Finder,', Oxfordshire Family History Society, accessed 24 January 2014.