Cornwell, Oxfordshire Family History Guide

Cornwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.

Alternative names: Cornwall

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1662
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1669; 1723

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Adlestrop
  • Chastleton
  • Chipping Norton
  • Daylesford
  • Kingham
  • Sarsden with Churchill
  • Little Compton
  • Salford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CORNWELL, a parish in Chipping-Norton district, Oxford; 2½ miles E by N of Addlestrop r. station, and 3 W of Chipping-Norton. Post town, Chipping-Norton. Acres, 820. Real property, £1,308. Pop., 97. Houses, 23. Cornwell House was the seat of the Pennystones. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £140. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, and has a tower.

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


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