Wigginton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Oxfordshire.

Alternative names: Wiggington

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1670; 1721

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WIGGINTON, a parish, with a village, in Banbury district, Oxford; on the river Swere, 6½ miles SW of Banbury r. station. Post town, Banbury. Acres, 1,780. Real property, £2,471. Pop., 338. Houses, 79. The property is much subdivided. Extensive Roman remains, including a semi-octagonal chamber 20 feet by 14, with tesselated pavement, and another apartment 20 feet by 17½, were discovered in 1824. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £400. Patron, Jesus College, Oxford. The church is chiefly early English. There are a dissenting chapel and a parochial school.

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

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Administration

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

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