Northmoor, a parish in Oxfordshire, on the river Isis, at the boundary with Berks, and on the river Windrush, 3 ½ miles SSE of South Leigh station on the G.W.R., and 6 ½ WSW of Oxford. It contains the hamlets of Moorton and Newbridge, and it has a post office under Oxford; money order office, Eynsham; telegraph office, Kingston Bagpuze. The manor belongs to the Harcourt family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford; net value, £110. Patron, St John's College, Oxford. The church is a building of stone in mixed styles, consisting of chancel, N chapel, nave, S porch, and an embattled western tower; it contains effigies of a crusader and a lady. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and some small charities.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Northmoor St. Denis|
|Poor Law union||Witney|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Northmoor from the following:
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Oxfordshire is available online
Online maps of Northmoor are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Oxfordshire newspapers online:
- Oxford Journal
- Banbury Advertiser
- Banbury Guardian
- Oxford University and City Herald
- Oxford Chronicle and Reading Gazette
- Faringdon Advertiser and Vale of the White Horse Gazette
- Oxford Times
- Banbury Beacon
- Ossett Observer
The Visitations of Oxfordshire, 1566, 1574 &1634 are available on the Heraldry page.