Chinnor is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Winnall, Henton, and Hempton Wainhill.

Alternative names: Chinor

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1581
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1716

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHINNOR, a village and a parish in the district of Wycombe, and county of Oxford. The village stands on the verge of the county, under the Chiltern hills, near Icknield-street, 2½ miles SW of Princes-Risborough r. station, and 5¼ SE of Thame; and has a post-office under Tetsworth. It was burnt by Prince Rupert on the morning of the battle of Chalgrove. The parish includes also the liberty of Henton. Acres, 2, 687. Real property, £4, 655. Pop., 1, 296. Houses, 296. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £509. Patron, Sir J. Musgrave, Bart. The church is decorated English; and contains brasses of the 14th century, and paintings by Thornhill. There is an Independent chapel.

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

Parish Records

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

England, Oxfordshire, Chinnor – Census – 1851 ( 1 )
1851 census of Chinnor & Henton
Author: Buckinghamshire Family History Society

England, Oxfordshire, Chinnor – Church records ( 5 )
Births, baptisms and burials, 1804-1837
Author: Independent Church (Chinnor)

Bishop’s transcripts for Chinnor, 1836-1855
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Chinnor (Oxfordshire)

Chinnor parish register transcripts
Author: Chinnor Archaeological & Historical Society (England)

The non-parochial registers of South Oxfordshire and Oxford : deposited at the Public Record Office, Chancery Lane, London
Author: Young, Brian R.; Oxfordshire Family History Society

Transcripts of parish registers of Chinnor, Oxfordshire, England, 1581-1754
Author: Challen, W. H. (William Harold); Church of England. Parish Church of Chinnor (Oxfordshire)

England, Oxfordshire, Chinnor – Church records – Indexes ( 4 )
Computer printout of Chinnor, Independent, Oxon., Eng

Computer printout of Chinnor, Oxon., Eng

Parish printout of Chinnor, Oxford, England, christenings, 1836-1855

Parish register printouts of Chinnor, Oxford, England (Independent) ; christenings, 1797-1837
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Oxfordshire, Chinnor – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court rolls and accounts of the manor of Chinnor, Oxfordshire, 1307-1436
Author: Manor of Chinnor. Court (Oxford)

England, Oxfordshire, Chinnor – Schools ( 1 )
Chinnor British School records, 1867-1893
Author: Chinnor British School (Oxfordshire)

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  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Wycombe
  • 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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