Stratton Audley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1696
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1678

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STRATTON-AUDLEY, a parish in Bicester district, Oxford; on a Roman road, 3¼ miles NNE of Bicester r. station. It has a post-office under Bicester. Acres, 2,810. Real property, £3,317. Pop., 378. Houses, 62. The manor, with S.-A. Park and a mansion of 1860, belongs to G. Glen, Esq. The Manor House is the residence of T. T. Drake, Esq. The kennels of the Bicester Hunt are here. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £136. Patron, Christchurch, Oxford. The church is ancient but good.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

STRATTON-AUDLEY (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Bicester, partly in the hundred and county of Buckingham, but chiefly in the hundred of Ploughley, county of Oxford, 3 miles (N. E. by N.) from Bicester; containing 319 inhabitants. This parish, which comprises 2268a. 1r. 37p., is supposed to have derived its name Stratton from a Roman road or street, an opinion strengthened by the discovery of Roman coins and arms in the vicinity. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £89; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Canons of Christ-Church, Oxford. The church contains a monument to Admiral Sir John Borlase Warren, Bart.

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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