Heyford Warren is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.

Alternative names: Heyford Upper, Upper Heyford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1557
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1680

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HEYFORD (UPPER), or HEYFORD-WARREN, a parish in Bicester district, Oxford; on the river Cherwell, the Oxford canal, and the Oxford, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton railway, near Heyford r. station, 5½ miles WNW of Bicester. It has a post-office, of the name of Upper Heyford, under Oxford. Acres, 1, 300. Real property, £2, 367. Pop., 453. Houses, 101. The manor belongs to New College, Oxford. Heyford House is an old seat of the Myrries. A tithe barn is here of the time of William of Wykeham. Building stone is quarried. A fosse and a vallum, part of the original boundary between the Mercian and the West Saxon kingdoms, are in the E. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, not reported. Patron, New College, Oxford. The church is ancient; has a tower bearing the arms of William of Wykeham; and was about to be rebuilt in 1865. There are chapels for Wesleyans and United Free Methodists, a national school, and charities £46.

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


Parish Records


Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time


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

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