Stowood is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.

Alternative names: Stow Wood

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None (see Beckley)
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None (see Beckley)

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOW-WOOD, a parish in Headington district, Oxford; 3¾ miles SE by S of Islip r. station. Post town, Oxford. Acres, 640. Real property, £400. Pop., 27. Houses, 6. There is no church.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

STOW-WOOD, a parish, in the union of Headington, hundred of Bullingdon, county of Oxford, 4 miles (N. E.) from Oxford; containing 33 inhabitants, who attend the adjoining parochial church of Beckley.

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: Headington
  • Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
  • Diocese: Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1852 – Cuddesdon, Post-1851 – Islip
  • Poor Law Union: Headington
  • Hundred: Bullingdon
  • Province: Canterbury

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