Alternative names: Littlemoor
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1836
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1848
Nonconformists include: Baptist
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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
LITTLEMOOR, or LITTLEMORE, a hamlet in Iffley parish, and a liberty and a chapelry partly also in Oxford-St. Mary-the-Virgin parish, Oxfordshire. The hamlet lies near the river Thames, the boundary with Berks, and the Oxford branch of the Great Western railway, 2½ miles SSE of Oxford; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Oxford.
The liberty comprises 1,090 acres. Real property, £1,798. Pop. of the Iffley portion, in 1851, 214, in 1861, 234; of the Oxford-St. M. portion, in 1851, 733, in 1861, 892. Houses, 48 and 87.
The lunatic asylum for Oxfordshire and Berks is here; and, at the census of 1861, had 516 inmates.
The chapelry was constituted in 1847, and is conterminate with the liberty. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £180. Patron, alternately Oriel College, Oxford, and Crawley, Esq. The church is a modern edifice, in the early English style; consists of nave and highly ornate chancel, with a tower; and was built and long served by the Rev. Dr. Newman.
There is a national school. A benedictine nunnery was founded here in the time of Henry II.; and was given, at the dissolution, to Cardinal Wolsey.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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England, Oxfordshire, Littlemoor – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Littlemoor, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office
England, Oxfordshire, Littlemoor – Church records ( 2 )
Littlemore St. Mary and St. Nicholas, Oxfordshire parish registers
Author: Johnson, Joan, 1915-; Johnson, Harry; Church of England. Chapelry of Littlemoor (Oxfordshire)
St. Mary the Virgin Oxford parish registers
Author: Harris, Colin G.; Church of England. St. Mary the Virgin Church (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Oxfordshire Archives & Family History Groups
- County: Oxfordshire
- Civil Registration District: Abingdon
- Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
- Diocese: Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Cuddesdon
- Poor Law Union: Headington
- Hundred: Bullingdon
- Province: Canterbury