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Oxhill, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Oxhill, a village and a parish in Warwickshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Stour, 2½ miles WNW of the boundary with Oxfordshire, 3 ESE of the Fosse Way, 4 SSW of Kineton, and 6 NE of Shipston-on-Stour. Post town, Kineton, under Warwick. The parish comprises 1845 acres; population, 209. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £170 with residence. The church is Norman, with a Perpendicular tower. It was restored in 1865 and 1878, and contains an ancient font, a good chancel screen, and an inscribed slab to Daniel Blackford, a Royalist officer who died in 1681. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWarwickshire 
Ecclesiastical parishOxhill St. Lawrence 
HundredKington 
Poor Law unionShipston-upon-Stour 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

The Warwickshire County Record Office hold the following registers for Oxhill:

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1568-19261569-19961569-1983

Most of the records prior to 1911 have been digitised and are available on Ancestry.co.uk


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Oxhill from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Warwickshire is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Oxhill are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Warwickshire papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Warwickshire 1619 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictStratford-on-Avon
CountyWarwickshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtCV35
Post TownWarwick