Hanborough is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.
Other places in the parish include: Long Handborough and Church Handborough.
Alternative names: Handborough
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1560
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1721-1783; 1814
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
HANDBOROUGH, two villages and a parish in Witney district, Oxfordshire. One of the villages stands near the river Evenlode and the West Midland railway, 7¾ miles NW of Oxford; bears the name of Long Handborough; and has a station of the name of Handborough on the railway, and a post-office of the name of Long Handborough, under Woodstock. The other village stands ½ a mile to the S, and bears the name of Church Handborough. The parish comprises 2, 820 acres. Real property, £4, 250. Pop., 1, 059. Houses, 235. The manor belongs to the Duke of Marlborough. Gypsum is found. A considerable trade in glove making is carried on. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £353. Patron, St. John’s College, Oxford. The church is of different dates, from Norman to later English; has an inner Norman door, with a curious sculpture of St. Peter; has also a good spire 130 feet high; and contains an ancient font, part of a rood loft of the 15th century, and a brass of Belsyre, the first president of St. John’s College. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £20.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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England, Oxfordshire, Handborough – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Handborough, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office
England, Oxfordshire, Handborough – Church records ( 1 )
Marriages at Hanborough, 1560-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Handborough; Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Oldfield, W. J. (William John), b. 1857
Oxfordshire Archives & Family History Groups
- County: Oxfordshire
- Civil Registration District: Witney
- Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
- Diocese: Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Woodstock
- Poor Law Union: Witney
- Hundred: Wootton
- Province: Canterbury