Stoke Lyne is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Fewcott, Boycutt, Baynton, and Bainton.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1665
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1700

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOKE-LYNE, a parish, with Fewcott and Bainton hamlets, in Bicester district, Oxford; 4½ miles NNW of Bicester r. station. Post town, Bicester. Acres, 3,730. Real property, £4,377. Pop., 625. Houses, 127. The manor, with Swifts House, belongs to Sir H. Peyton, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £195. Patron, R. B. Marsham, Esq. The church is ancient.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

STOKE-LYNE (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Bicester, hundred of Ploughley, county of Oxford, 4¼ miles (N. by W.) from Bicester; containing, with the hamlets of Bainton and Fewcott, 601 inhabitants, of whom 347 are in Stoke-Lyne township. The living is a discharged vicarage; net income, £173; patrons, the Trustees of J. Bullock, Esq.; impropriators, the family of Coles. The tithes of the township were commuted for land and a money payment in 1793.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848


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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