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Oxfordshire County Record Office

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers d. 105 Episcopal register 1557–67, 1568–89, 1592–1604
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers c. 265 Episcopal register 1579–1638
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers c. 264 Episcopal register 1604–42
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers d. 106 Episcopal register 1660–1702

This register is not complete. Entries are included for the following dates:2 Aug. 1660 – 13 Feb. 1664 (ff. 1–23)20 June 1669 – 26 Feb. 1670 (ff. 32–4)21 Dec. 1673 – 20 Sept. 1674 (ff. 39–42)30 May 1675 (f. 47)9 Mar. 1675 – 24 Feb. 1677 (ff. 49v–58)10 Apr. 1678 –31 May 1702 (ff. 64–161)

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers c. 266 Episcopal register 1699–1736
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers b. 21 Episcopal register 1737–1802
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers b. 22 Episcopal register 1802–45

Omitted all records after 31 Dec. 1835.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 29 Act book 1777–1811

Collated with register MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers b. 21; records of ordinations, letters dimissory, presentations and resignations not contained in register have been extracted.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers c. 126 Ordination book 1793–1805

Extracted information on defaulting candidates.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers e. 12 Subscription book 1604–24
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers e. 9 Subscription book 1605–35
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers e. 13 Subscription book 1629–46

This includes an ordination conducted by Bishop Corbet after his translation to Norwich diocese (pp. 151–4).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers e. 14 Subscription book 1665–71
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers e. 15 Subscription book 1675–89

Only extracted record relating to Stephen Penton on p. 257.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers e. 16 Subscription book 1686–90
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers e. 17 Subscription book 1690–2

Collated with the register (MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers c. 266), and extracted only those records – two subscriptions on pp. 295–4 – that are not in the register.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers e. 18 Subscription book 1697–1702

Collated with the register (MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers c. 266), and extracted only those records which do not appear in the register:15 ordinations of 21 Mar. 17024 appointments of 1699 and 1702.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers e. 19 Subscription book 1699–1712

Collated with the register (MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers c. 266), and extracted only those records which provide information additional to that in the register, namely ordinations for:29 Dec. 1699, pp. 1, 3, 526 May 1700, pp.13, 15, 17, 1922 Sept. 1700, pp. 39, 41, 4316 Mar. 1700 o.s., pp. 51, 53, 5515 June 1701, pp. 67, 69, 71, 73.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 21 Subscription book 1728–1739

Collated with the register (MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers c. 266), and extracted only those records – five entries betwee 1734 and 1736 – that are not in the register.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 22 Subscription book 1662–1730
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, d. 99 Subscription book (instituted clergy) 1738–93

Extracted subscriptions of four curates 1739–41 not in register.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, d. 102 Subscription book (ordinands) 1738–59

Extracted subscriptions relating to three licensings 1738–40.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 23 Subscription book (curates) 1730–71

Extracted subscriptions for curates, schoolmasters and lecturers.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 25 Subscription book (instituted clergy) 1738–77

Collated with registers; ordinations and licensings not in register have been extracted.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 27 Subscription book (ordinands) 1777–94

Extracted caveats for use elsewhere.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 84 Bound curates' licences 1814–20

Volume labelled 1814–20, but it contains licences back to 1810 and a list of curates licensed from 1745 to 1754.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 83 Nominations to curacies 1642–1874

One nomination extracted, fo. 132r.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 85 Resignation deeds 1609–1856

Extracted for 1660–1735, namely:fos 5–6 Marsh Baldon 1624fo. 7 Bampton 1664fo. 15 Blechingdon 1662fo. 16 Britwell 1675fo. 18r Chalgrove 1625fo. 20r Charlton on Otmoor 1643fo. 22 Charlton on Otmoor 1685fo. 23 Chesterton 1689fo. 25 Chimmer 1661fo. 44r Easington 1635fo. 46 Emington 1684fo. 48r Enstone 1627fo. 50r Eynsham 1644fo. 52 Hanwell 1734fo. 53 Hardwick 1645fos. 56–7 Henley 1662fo. 59 Heyford Warren 1609fo. 65 Kencot 1628fo. 66 Kirtlington 1686fo. 74 Lewknor 1665fo. 80 Mongewell 1685fo. 82 Newton Purcel 1728fo. 84 Nuffield 1624fo. 90 St Aldate's Oxford 1617fo. 106r St Mary Magdalen Oxford 1643fo. 110 St Peter le Bailey Oxford 1619fo. 117r Standlake 1635fo. 119 Northstock 1698fo. 123 Swincombe 1666fo. 125 Waterstock 1676fo. 127 Weston on the Green 1644fo. 128 Whitfield 1662

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, d. 771 Resignation deeds 1623, 1706–1808

Extracted for 1623–1735, namely (unfoliated):Oddington 1623Pirton 1702Kirtlington 1706Chesterton 1706St Ebbe's, Oxford, 1707Bampton 1707Hanwell 1716Chesterton 1720St Clement's, Oxford 1724Mapledurham 1724Shipton super Whichwood 1726Hanborough 1729Fritwell 1729Alkerton 1729Broughton Poggs 1734St Clement's, Oxford, 1734

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 1 Call books 1630–41

Extracted liber cleri for 1631, 1635 and 1641.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 2 Visitation book 1664

Extracted fos 2–25, containing the liber cleri for the episcopal visitation of 1664.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 3 Visitation book 1666, 1670, 1672

Extracted the libri cleri for the episcopal visitations of 1666 (fo. 2–) and 1672 (fo. 112–).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, d. 19 Visitation book 1679
MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, d. 20 Visitation book 1682, 1685

Extracted the liber cleri for the episcopal visitation of 1685 (fo. 16v–).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 130 Visitation book 1691, 1697

Extracted the libri cleri for Bishop Hough's primary visitation of 1691 (fo. 2–) and his triennial visitation of 1697 (fo. 16v–).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 7 Visitation book 1704

Extracted the liber cleri for the episcopal visitation of 1704 (fo. 2–).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 8 Visitation book 1709

Extracted the liber cleri for the triennial episcopal visitation of 1709 (fo. 2–).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 131 Visitation book 1716

Extracted the liber cleri for the primary episcopal visitation of July 1716 (fo. 10–).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 133 Visitation book 1722

Extracted the liber cleri for the triennial episcopal visitation of July 1722 (fo. 28–).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 134 Visitation book 1728, 1731

Extracted the liber cleri for the triennial episcopal visitation of July 1728 (fo. 2–).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, e. 16 Visitation book 1734

Extracted the liber cleri for the triennial episcopal visitation of July 1734 (fo. 91v–).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 17 Act book, peculiar of Banbury, 1626–36

Extracted libri cleri (fos 59r–v, 67r–v, 73r–v, 79r–v, 85r–v, 90r, 94r–v, 98r–v) and subscriptions (fos 83r and 97v).

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 16 Act book, peculiar of Banbury, 1626–36

Extracted libri cleri (fos 102r, 106r, 111r, 113v, 118r, 125r) and an appointment (fo. 48v).

MS Archd. Papers Oxon. c. 155 Act book, peculiar of Banbury, 1629–32

Extracted subscriptions (fo. 1v) and two libri cleri (fos 21r, 22r).

MS Archd. Papers Oxon. c. 28 Court books, peculiar of Banbury, 1676–1723

Extracted annual libri cleri for 1676–1723.

MS Archd. Papers Oxon. c. 156 Court books, peculiar of Banbury, 1724–35

Extracted annual libri cleri for 1724–35.

MS Archd. Papers Oxon. d. 14 Act book, Dorchester and Thame peculiars, 1581–91

Extracted libri cleri for Dorchester (fos 15r–v, 21r, 24r–v, 26r–v, 28r, 39v–40r, 43r–v, 45v–6v, 48v–9r, 51r–v, 53v–4r, 55v–6r) and for Thame (fo. 62r).

MS Archd. Papers Oxon. c. 158 Court books, peculiar of Dorchester, 1625–1722

Extracted libri cleri for 1625–38 and annual libri cleri for 1662–1722.

MS Archd. Papers Oxon. c. 159 Act book and visitation book, Dorchester peculiar

Extracted libri cleri 1740–1835.

MS Oxf. Dioc. Papers, c. 18 Act book, Thame peculiar, 1584–1640

Extracted libri cleri for 1584–90, 1605–22, 1636–40.

MS Archd. Papers Oxon. c. 163 Act book, Thame peculiar, 1723–35

Extracted annual libri cleri for 1723–35.

MS Archd. Papers Oxon. c. 195 Act book, Langford peculiar, 1720–74

Extracted annual libri cleri for 1720, 1721, 1723, 1724, 1727, 1729, 1730, 1732, 1733, 1739.

MS Archd. Papers Oxon. c. 162 Visitation book, Thame and Monks Risborough peculiars, 1676–1721

Extracted annual libri cleri for 1676–1721 and a licence to preach (p. 188).

Christ Church Archives

Christ Church Archives, xii.b.104–119 Disbursement books 1661–76

Extracted quarterly payments made to chaplains.

Christ Church Archives, xii.c.120–279 Disbursement books 1677–1835

Extracted quarterly payments made to chaplains.

The National Archives (formerly the Public Record Office), London

E179/48 Clerical subsidy records 1558–1605

Extracted nos. 3, 8–9, 11, 16–17, 19–22, 24, 27, 30, 32–3, 35–43.

E331/Oxford/6–7 Returns of institutions to the Office of First Fruits and Tenths 1623–8

Lambeth Palace Library, London

Cartae Miscellanae XII/3 Survey of the Oxford clergy, 1593

The document is printed in S. S. Pearce (ed.), 'A Report of the Oxford Clergy AD 1593', Report of the Oxfordshire Archaeological Society, 59 (1913 for 1914), pp. 145–70, the notes for which are unreliable.

Queen’s College Library, Oxford

MS 252 Liber cleri, archidiaconal visitation, 1585

Printed sources

Canterbury Sede Vacante Kent Records. Calendar of Institutions by the Chapter of Canterbury sede vacante, ed. C. E. Woodruff and I. J. Churchill (1924), pp. 33, 47, 64, 84, 93.