Pyrton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.
Other places in the parish include: Upper Assendon, Standhill, Portways, Golder, Clare, Christmas Common, Assington, and Assendon.
Alternative names: Pirton
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1568
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1568
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.
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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
PIRTON, a village, a parish, and a hundred, in Oxford. The village stands near the Chiltern hills, 1 mile N of Watlington, and 7 NE of Watlingford r. station; and was anciently called Peritone. The parish contains also the hamlets of Clare, Assendon, Golder, Portways, and Standhill; and is in Henley district. Post town, Tetworth. Acres, 5, 140. Real property, £8, 195. Pop., 705. Houses, 139. The manor was held, at Domesday, by Hugh Lupus; and belongs now to Lord Camoys, the Earl of Macclesfield, and H. Hamersley, Esq. Stonor Park is the seat of Lord Camoys; and the Manor House is the seat of H. Hamersley, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £258. Patron, Christchurch, Oxford. The church was rebuilt in 1856, and is in the early English style. There are a dissenting chapel, a Roman Catholic chapel, and charities £16. John Hampden was married in the old church to Miss Symeon, whose father then occupied the Manor House; and Rose, the author of an “Essay on Universal Language,” was a native.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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England, Oxfordshire, Pyrton
England, Oxfordshire, Pirton – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Memorial inscription survey, St. Mary’s Parish Church, Pyrton, Oxfordshire
Author: Neighbour, M. K.; Oxfordshire Family History Society
England, Oxfordshire, Pirton – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Pirton, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office
England, Oxfordshire, Pirton – Church records ( 4 )
Churchwardens’ accounts of Marston, Spelsbury, Pyrton
Author: Weaver, F. W. (Frederic William), 1853-1933; Clark, G. N. (George Norman)
Marriages at Pyrton, 1563-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pirton (Oxfordshire); Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913
Oxfordshire parish register transcripts : South Oxon Registration District
Author: Oxfordshire Family History Society
Parish registers for Pirton, 1603-1959
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pirton (Oxfordshire)
Oxfordshire Archives & Family History Groups
- County: Oxfordshire
- Civil Registration District: Henley
- Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
- Diocese: Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Aston
- Poor Law Union: Henley
- Hundred: Pyrton
- Province: Canterbury