Census and Populations records

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  • 1086 - The Domesday Book

  • 1591 - Members of the Jury of the Court of Survey of the Manor of Christ Church in Deddington taken June 4th 1591.  This list, taken from a document belonging to the Stilgoe family, is made up of the tenants of the Manor. A PDF file (5.7Mb) of the document, which contains details of both the 1591 and 1640 Courts of Survey, can be downloaded

  • 1640 - Members of the Jury of the Court of Survey for the Manor of Deddington taken 14th October 1640.  This list, taken from a document belonging to the Stilgoe family, is made up of the tenants of the Manor. A PDF file (5.7Mb) of the document, which contains details of both the 1591 and 1640 Courts of Survey, can be downloaded

  • 1754 - A List of the Several Persons who voted for the Right Honourable Philip Wenman and Sir James Dashwood Baronet ; to be objected to by the Right Honourable Thomas Parker Esquire and Sir Edward Turner Baronet.

  • 1791 - The Universal British Directory.  Deddington names and occupations

  • 1798 Land Tax records.  An act of parliament set a land tax resulting in the drawing up of lists of both owners and occupiers of land subject to this tax. While no details of the properties were given, these lists do provide a sort of mini-census.

  • Cartwright Papers. The Cartwright family moved to Aynho in 1616 and lived there for more than 300 years, having extensive land holdings in both Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, including Deddington.

    Their papers, held in the Northamptonshire Records Office, contain the names of many of the people who lived in Deddington at different periods, from a 1623 list of inhabitants to a group of emigrants who left for Quebec in 1832.


Also see Deddington Parish Registers from 1631