Culham, Berkshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Culham is an Ancient Parish partly in Berkshire and mostly in Oxfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Otney Mead.


Civil Registration

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

Culham Parish Records begin in 1648. FHL has the following concerning parish records, however note that as this parish is mostly in Oxfordshire, so are the records. 

Culham Bishop Transcripts begin in 1721. These records were microfilmed and are on FHL Film # 0095237 Items 3-4.

For full listing from the Family History Library check it out here.

The original parish registers are held at the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

Census records

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Berkshire 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

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