Harpsden is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.
Other places in the parish include: Bolney.
Alternative names: Harden, Harding, Harpsden cum Bolney
Parish church: St. Margaret
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1558
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639; 1685; 1721
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
HARPSDEN, a parish in Henley district, Oxford; adjacent to the Henley railway, and near the river Thames, 1¼ mile S by W of Henley-on-Thames. It includes the hamlet of Bolney; and its post-town is Henley-on-Thames. Acres 1,460. Real property, £2,980. Pop., 261. Houses, 50. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Harpdens; passed to the Fosters and the Halls; and belongs now to J. F. Hodges, Esq. The manor-house, Harpsden-Court, is ancient; entertained Queen Mary for several days; and formerly had seven halls, one of them called the Beggars’ Hall. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £609. Patron, All Souls’ College, Oxford. The church was recently restored, and contains a cross-legged effigies, and some good brasses.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
HARPSDEN (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Henley, hundred of Binfield, county of Oxford, 1¾ mile (S.) from Henley; containing, with the merged parish of Bolney, 211 inhabitants. It comprises 1991a. 1r. 32p., of which 1332 acres are arable, 253 beech wood, and the rest grass, underwood, &c. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £12. 10. 5., and in the gift of All Souls’ College, Oxford: the tithes have been commuted for £586, and the glebe comprises 102 acres. Bolney Court is said to have been a monastery, and was surrounded by a moat, of which there are still some vestiges. To the south-west of Harpsden Court are some remains of a small circumvallation, near which Roman coins are reported to have been found.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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England, Oxfordshire, Harpsden – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Harpsden, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office
England, Oxfordshire, Harpsden – Church records ( 2 )
Harpsden St. Margaret, Oxon. parish registers : [parish register transcripts], 1560-1928
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Harpsden; Harris, Colin G.; Hartley, R.; de Jong, Gwyn
Oxfordshire parish register transcripts : South Oxon Registration District
Author: Oxfordshire Family History Society
England, Oxfordshire, Harpsden – Court records ( 1 )
Court rolls, 1575-1756
Author: Manor of Harpsden. Court (Oxfordshire)
- County: Oxfordshire
- Civil Registration District: Henley
- Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
- Diocese: Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Henley
- Poor Law Union: Henley
- Hundred: Binfield
- Province: Canterbury