Adwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639

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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ADWELL, a parish in Thame district, Oxford; near the Chiltern hills, 2 miles SSE of Tetsworth, and 12 NE of Wallingford Road r. station. Post town, Tetsworth. Acres, 439. Real property, £798. Pop., 68. Houses, 12. Adwell House is the chief residence. Adwell Cop is an ancient entrenchment supposed to have been constructed by the Danes when they burnt Oxford in 1010. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £125. Patron, H. B. Reynardson, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1865.

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

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  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Thame
  • Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
  • Diocese: Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Aston
  • Poor Law Union: Thame
  • Hundred: Lewknor
  • Province: Canterbury

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