South Hinksey, Oxfordshire Genealogy
Guide to South Hinksey, Oxfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|South Hinksey, Oxfordshire|
|Poor Law Union||Abingdon|
|Parish registers: 1670|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1607|
|Diocese||Pre-1836 - Salisbury; Post 1835 - Oxford|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire|
|Location of Archive|
|Oxfordshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
HINKSEY (SOUTH), a village and a parish in Abingdon district, Berks. The village stands near the Oxford railway, 1 mile SW of Oxford. 
South Hinksey an Ecclesiatical Parish in the county of Oxfordshire, mostly in Berkshire and partly in Oxfordshire; created in 1723 from chaperly in Comnor Ancient Parish.
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]
South Hinksey, 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.|
|South Hinksey, Oxfordshire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
Genuki.org.uk provides a detailed explanation of these records and their locations. The Family History Library has microfilms of various parish registers. To view their availability in the FamilySearch Catalog click here
Census records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 0241201.
To view these census images online, they are available through a number of websites for a fee or free.
■findmypast (fee-based) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
■Ancestry.co.uk(fee-based) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
■The Genealogist.co.uk(fee-based) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
■FreeCen is a free based UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
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.