Ewelme, Oxfordshire Genealogy

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Oxfordshire Parishes

Guide to Ewelme, Oxfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Ewelme, Oxfordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ewelme
County Oxfordshire
Poor Law Union Wallingford
Registration District Wallingford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1599
Bishop's Transcripts: 1670; 1684; 1721
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Aston
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

EWELME (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Wallingford, hundred of Ewelme, county of Oxford,2 miles (E.) from Benson. [1]

Ewelme is an 'ancient parish' in the county of Oxfordshire. Other places in the parish include Hollops. Genuki provides a more detailed description of this parish.


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

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

IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.[3]
Ewelme, Oxfordshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1802-1852 1804-1836
OFHS 1599-1982

Census records

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

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.



  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 191-195. Date accessed: 20 September 2012.
  2. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Oxford, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 16 January 2014.
  3. 'OFHS Parish Records Date Finder,', Oxfordshire Family History Society, accessed 21 January 2014.
Ewelme Website: Contains additional information on this village with links to additional information and details.