Barford St John is a chapelry of Adderbury with Milton Ancient Parish in Oxfordshire.

Alternative names: Little Barford, St John Barford

Parish church: St. John

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1695
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1669; 1721

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BARFORD (St.John), a chapelry in Adderbury parish, Oxford; on a tributary of the river Cherwell, 2¼ miles WNW of Deddington, and 4 W by N of Aynho r. station. Post Town, Deddington, under Oxford. Acres, 480. Real property, £1,532. Pop., 107. Houses, 26. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Adderbury, in the diocese of Oxford. The church is ancient and has a Norman door.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BARFORD (St. John), a chapelry, in the parish of East Adderbury, union of Banbury, hundred of Bloxham, county of Oxford, 2¾ miles (N. W. by W.) from Deddington; containing 126 inhabitants, and comprising by computation 700 acres. The church is a small edifice, with a tower within the square of the nave, at the south-west corner, open to the church; the doorway is of plain Norman design.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848


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

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