Sarsden with Churchill, Oxfordshire Family History Guide

Sarsden or Sarsden with Churchill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Oxfordshire, created in 1851 from Sarsden Ancient Parish and Churchill Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Sarsden

Other places in the parish include: Churchill.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1575
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1575

Separate registers exist for Churchill

  • Parish registers: 1630
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1630

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bledington
  • Cornwell
  • Charlbury
  • Fifield
  • Chipping Norton
  • Idbury
  • Kingham
  • Bruern
  • Lyneham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SARSDEN, a parish in Chipping-Norton district, Oxford; on the river Evenlode, 2 miles E of Chipping-Norton-Junction r. station. Post-town, Chipping-Norton. Acres, 1,770. Real property, £2,217. Pop., 166. Houses, 33. The manor belongs to Earl Ducie. S. House is the seat of Lady Julia Langston. There is a Saxon or Danish camp. The living is a rectory, united with Churchill, in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £262. Patron, Earl Ducie. The church is ancient. There are an endowed school with £53 a year, and charities £5.

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


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