Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Oakley Parish

Church: St Mary

Hundred: Ashendon

Poor Law District: Thame

Size (acres): 2283

Easting & Northing: 463212

Grid Ref SP630120 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Oakley

Oakley Parish (Pop. 413) Two Sunday Schools; one with 40 males and 25 females, who attend the Established Church; the other consists of 5 males and 23 females, appertaining to Baptists; in both, the children receive gratuitous instruction; There are also Five Lace Schools, consisting of 16 m

Oakley

Oakley is a small village of some 1300 inhabitants, situated at the foot of Brill hill between Thame and Bicester on the B4011. Many years ago it was almost surrounded by woodland and forests which were used by royalty to hunt wild boar - hence the name Boarstall, our adjoining village, from as earl

Oakley

Description of Oakley from J.J. Sheahan, 1861.

Map

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Oakley
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Oakley PARISH St Mary
Achelei NAMES name for Oakley in Domesday Book in 1086
Ickshill NAMES name for Ixhill in 1826
Ixsill NAMES name for Ixhill in 1533
Ocley NAMES name for Oakley in 1525
Okeley NAMES name for Oakley in 1607
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: before 1860
Independent NON-CONFORMIST Little London. First Mentioned: 1845
Addingrove PLACE within the parish
Catsbrain (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Ixhill PLACE within the parish

 

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Population

These population figures are based on the Census results. The boundaries are those used in the particular census which may vary over time..

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1801305
1811329
1821382
1831413
1841391
1851425
1861420
1871442
1881421
1891445
1901398
1911411
1921327
1931337
1941N/A
1951445
1961496
1971792
1981902
1991995

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Oakley   St Mary   Baptisms   1604   1901   Yes,
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Oakley   St Mary   Marriages   1604   1902   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Oakley   St Mary   Burials   1604   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Surnames

These were extracted from our own records and presented as a guide.

PositionBefore 1700   18th Century   19th Century   Overall Surnames  
1SMYTHHAWESHAWESHAWES
2OVETTSEBORNBROOKSBROOKS
3ALLENWINTEREBORNEBORN
4GURDENSMITHNIXEYSHIRLEY
5COPEBROOKSSHIRLEYGLADDY
6DARVALLHAWSGLADDYNIXEY
7WICKSONSHIRLEYBOYLESCOLEMAN
8ROBINSONGLADDYHIGGSBOYLES
9PYMETURNERMORTEMOREMORTEMORE
10PEDYNGTONJENNINGSCOLEMANHIGGS