Oxhill Warwickshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1568
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Oxhill

  • Pillerton Hersey
  • Compton Wynyates
  • Whatcote
  • Kineton
  • Tysoe
  • Ettington
  • Butlers Marston

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

OXHILL, a village and a parish in Shipston-on-Stour district, Warwick. The village stands on an affluent of the river Stour, 2½ miles WNW of the boundary with Oxfordshire, 3 ESE of the Fosse way, 4¼ S S W of Kineton, and 9½ S E of Stratford-on-Avon r. station. The parish comprises 1,668 acres. Post-town, Kineton, under Warwick. Real property, £2,527. Pop., 373. Houses, 91. The property is much subdivided. The parish is a meet for the Warwickshire hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £354. Patron, W. D. Bromley Davenport, Esq. The church is Norman, with a low tower; and the chancel was recently restored. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a free school.

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

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Oxhill, 3½ m. S.W. Kineton. P. 348.

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Parish Records

FamilySearch Historical Records


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Shipston on Stour
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Worcester
Rural Deanery: Kineton
Poor Law Union: Shipston on Stour
Hundred: Kington
Province: Canterbury