IDSTONE, BERKSHIRE 1912

Ashbury is an Ancient Parish originally in the county of Berkshire but transferred to Oxfordshire as part of the 1974 boundary changes. Ashbury is now part of Vale of White Horse district.

Other places in the parish include: Odstone, Idstone, and Kingstone Winslow.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1653

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

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Parish History

Ashbury

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

 ASHBURY, a village anld a parish in Farringdon district, Berks. The village stands near the Ridgeway or Icknield-street, at the W end of Whitehorse vale, 3 miles SSE of Shrivenham r. station, and 7½ S of Farringdon; and it has a post office under Shrivenham. The parish includes also the tythings of Idstone and Odstone, and the hamlet of Kingstone-Winslow. Acres, 5,520. Real property, £6,828. Pop., 742. Houses, 153. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £375. Patron, Magdalen college, Oxford. The church is partly Norman, partly decorated English. There are a P. Methodist chapel, a national school, and charities £14.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Ashbury, 7 m. S. W. Wantage. P. 819.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Idstone

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Idstone, a tything in Ashbury parish, Berkshire; 59 miles north-west of Lambourn. Houses 24. Pop., in 1821, 154; in 1831, 192. Other returns with the parish.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Parish Records

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England, Berkshire, Ashbury – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Ashbury, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Berkshire, Ashbury – Church records ( 5 )
Ashbury, St. Mary, Berkshire, parish registers : [parish register transcripts]
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashbury (Berkshire); Knott, P. J.; Brooks, John W.; Oxfordshire Family History Society

Bishop’s transcripts for Ashbury, 1612-1835
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashbury (Berkshire)

Oxfordshire parish register transcripts : Faringdon Registration District
Author: Oxfordshire Family History Society

Parish register extract, Ashbury, Berkshire, burials, 1775-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashbury (Berkshire); Disbury, David G.

Parish registers for Ashbury, 1704-1993
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashbury (Berkshire)

England, Berkshire, Ashbury – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Ashbury, Berkshire, England

England, Berkshire, Ashbury – Court records ( 1 )
Court rolls of Ashbury Manor, Berkshire, 1572-1841
Author: Manor of Ashbury. Court (Berkshire)

England, Berkshire, Ashbury – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Overseers accounts, 1766-1790
Author: Ashbury (Berkshire)

Poor law records for Ashbury, 1721-1905
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashbury (Berkshire)

England, Berkshire, Ashbury – Probate records ( 1 )
Ashbury, St. Mary, Berkshire, parish registers : [parish register transcripts]
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashbury (Berkshire); Knott, P. J.; Brooks, John W.; Oxfordshire Family History Society

England, Berkshire, Ashbury – Taxation ( 1 )
The hearth tax return for Ashbury, Berkshire, 1663
Author: Disbury, David G.

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Administration

  • County: Berkshire
  • Civil Registration District: Faringdon
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
  • Diocese: Post-1835 – Oxford, Pre-1836 – Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Abingdon
  • Poor Law Union: Faringdon
  • Hundred: Shrivenham
  • Province: Canterbury

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