Shutford, Oxfordshire Family History Guide

Status: Chapelry

Other places in the parish: East Shutford, West Shutford

Church: St. Martin

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1698; see also Swalcliffe
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1721

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Shutford

  • Swalcliffe
  • Wroxton with Balscote
  • Broughton
  • Sibford
  • Alkerton

Historical Descriptions

East Shutford

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Shutford (East), a chapelry in the parish of Swalcliffe, county of Oxford; 5 miles west by north of Banbury. Living, a curacy to the vicarage of Swalcliffe. Acreage and A. P. with Shutford-West. Houses 4. Pop., in 1801, 31 ; in 1831, 31.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Shutford, East, a chapelry, in the parish of Swalcliffe, union and hundred of Banbury, county of Oxford, 5 miles (W. by N.) from Banbury; containing 31 inhabitants. The chapel is dedicated to St. Martin.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

West Shutford

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Shutford (West), a township in the parish of Swalcliffe; 5 miles west of Banbury, watered by a branch of the Cherwell. Great and vicarial tithes, moduses, &c, commuted in 1765. Acres, including Shutford East, 640. Houses 90. A. P. £2,062. Pop., in 1801, 276; in 1831, 431. Poor rates, in 1838, £188 6s.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Shutford, West, a township, in the parish of Swalcliffe, union and hundred of Banbury, county of Oxford, 5 ½ miles (W.) from Banbury; containing 418 inhabitants. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1765.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Administration

  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Banbury
  • Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
  • Diocese: Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Deddington
  • Poor Law Union: Banbury
  • Hundred: Banbury; Bloxham
  • Province: Canterbury
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