Forest Hill is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1564
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1564

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FOREST-HILL, a parish in Headington district, Oxfordshire; 1½ mile NNW of Wheatley railway station, and 5 miles E by N of Oxford. Post town, Wheatley, under Oxford. Acres, 650. Real property, £1, 378. Pop., 191. Houses, 41. Mary Powell, the first wife of Milton, lived here, and was married here to Milton; and some parts of her father’s house are still standing. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £85. Patron, Lincoln College, Oxford. The church stands on a hill; is covered with ivy; and has a stone font under a neat wooden cover. Mickle, the poet, resided in the neighbourhood, and was buried in the churchyard.

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

Parish Records

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Oxford City Executions 1778-1921 (PDF)

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Visitations of Oxfordshire

Historical Directories of Oxfordshire

Oxford Directory 1783

Domesday Book Oxfordshire

History of Oxfordshire 1899

Place Names of Oxfordshire

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Oxford Street Plan 1872

History of the Oxfordshire Regiment of Militia 1778-1900

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry During WWII

Oxfordshire’s Regiments

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Oxford University Alumni 1500-1714

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Oxfordshire Surname Interest List

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Cumnor Wills to 1851

Oxfordshire Probate 1550-1590

Oxfordshire Transcribed Wills

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Banbury

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Thame

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Maps

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Administration

  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Headington
  • Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
  • Diocese: Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1852 – Cuddesdon, Post-1851 – Islip
  • Poor Law Union: Headington
  • Hundred: Bullingdon
  • Province: Canterbury

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