Oxford St Thomas the Martyr, Oxfordshire Genealogy

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Guide to Oxford St Thomas the Martyr, Oxfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Oxford St Thomas the Martyr, Oxfordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Oxford
County Oxfordshire
Poor Law Union Oxford
Registration District Oxford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1655
Bishop's Transcripts: 1679
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Oxford
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]

Oxford St Thomas the Martyr is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire. Other places in the parish include: Worcester College. The following non-Church of England denominations were located somewhere in Oxford, but the exact parish has not been identified: Baptist, Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist. [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]

Oxford St Thomas the Martyr, Oxfordshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.[2]
Oxford St Thomas the Martyr, Oxfordshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
OFHS 1655-1954
1583-1923
1561-1937

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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. http://maps.familysearch.org/
  2. 'OFHS Parish Records Date Finder,', Oxfordshire Family History Society, accessed 21 January 2014.