Bradwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire. Kelmscot is a chapelry of Bradwell.

Other places in the parish include: Filkins.

Alternative names:

  • Bradwell with Kelmscot
  • Bradwell with Kelmscott
  • Broadwall
  • Broadwell

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1721

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BROADWELL, or Bradwell, a village in the district of Witney, and a parish in the districts of Witney and Faringdon, and county of Oxford. The village stands on Akeman-street, 4 miles NNE of Lechlade, and 8½ SW of Witney r. station. The parish includes also the hamlet of Filkins, the chapelry of Holwell, and the township of Kelmscott; and its Post Town is Clanfield, under Faringdon. Acres, 5,874. Real property, £7,630. Pop., 1,103. Houses, 256. The property is divided among a few. Filkins is the seat of the Colstons; and Broadwell Grove belonged formerly to the Thomonds, and belongs now to the Herveys. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Kelmscott, in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £207. Patron, the Rev. F. T. Woodman. The church is cruciform and good; has a fine spire; and contains monuments of the Colstons. There are a free school and charities £8. The vicarages of Holwell and Filkins are separate benefices.

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

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Administration

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

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