Headington Quarry, Oxfordshire Genealogy

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Headington Quarry

Guide to Headington Quarry, Oxfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Headington Quarry, Oxfordshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bullingdon
County Oxfordshire
Poor Law Union Headington
Registration District Headington
Records begin
Parish registers: 1849
Bishop's Transcripts: 1850
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Islip
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

HEADINGTON (St. Andrew), a parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Bullingdon, county of Oxford, 1½ mile (E. N. E.) from Oxford.[1] Headington Quarry is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Oxfordshire, created in 1850 from Headington Ancient Parish.[2]


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

Census records

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.

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 456-459. Date accessed: 09 October 2012.
  2. http://maps.familysearch.org/