DIOCESE: Worcester. HUNDRED: Kington. UNION: Chipping Norton
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1670-1898 Marriages: 1685-1837 Burials: 1683-1866
See also Sheldon Chapel under Transcripts.
Bishop's Transcripts : Begin 1608 WOR
IGI: Christenings: 1608-1640
& 1660-1876, Marriages: 1727-1837 and Ebenezer Chapel
Weston in Long Compton R.C.Church Christenings: 1763-1784 Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
Marriages: 1685-1812 STR
Marriages: 1651-1675 BOYD MISC , SoG
Baptisms in the Private Chapel of Sir W. Sheldon 1763-1784 BIR , WAR , SoG
Bishop's Transcripts 1608-1640,1660-1700 STR
NONCONFORMIST: Roman Catholic: see Source Material and
C, M & R Vol.2 Quaker see Source Material
Congregational/Independent: Z 1820-1836 PRO , COV , Z 1820-1902 Burials: 1846-1855 WAR
100 Years of Congregationalism in Long Compton and an appreciation of the late John Roles, S.F. Evans c1920.
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: Yard
SoG Transcription made 1910, and
there is a note 'Stones have been laid flat and even more recent
stones will soon be illegible'.
St. Peter and St. Paul BMSGH m/fiche , WAR , SoG , BIR
PROBATE RECORDS: WOR (A study of 16th and 17th century wills has been made by Shipston Local History Society,I).
CENSUS RETURNS: 1841 81 91
1881 BCP , BMSGH(PS)
Marriage 1608-1681 & 1685-1837
Poor Law c.1690-1860
MANORIAL RECORDS: See Warriner collection.
DEEDS: In various family collections. Charity deeds 1631,
OTHER SOURCES: Warriner of Weston Park, a very extensive
collection of Inclosure and Tithe awards, family papers, accounts
etc, deeds, court rolls etc. Note especially Farm and Estate
Labour account books
1881-20th century and Labourers' Books 1825-1844 which contain names, how employed, wages, days worked etc.
Business records of G.Phillips & Co. 1801-1803.
Deeds and papers relating to Sheldon of Weston Park.
Wilmot family/Taylor, papers.
Plan of Weston (hamlet) c1820, map of parish c1840.
Rent roll of Earl of Northampton's tenants in Long Compton; other papers, 1750.
Journal or Autobiography of Sir George Philips (3 vols.) 1938.
The Sheldons, E.A.B.Barnard 1938.
A Prospect of Weston in Warwickshire, Michael Warriner, 1978.
The Land Where I Belong, A.Seymour 1968 (the author farmed at Mill Farm, Long Compton 1939-1960).
Superstition and witchcraft in the nineteenth century, P.Horn (Cake and Cockhorse, Vol.6 No.5 1976).
Country Kate, Reminiscences of Life in Long Compton before 1914, Sheila Stewart 1971.
Long Compton: Through the Lych Gate, Edward Rainsberry 1969, Roundwood Press. SoG
Long Compton researchers page
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