Names added in April 2022

The following surnames were added in April. To contact one of the researchers, click on their name and follow the instructions on their profile. dna next to a surname below indicates it has been registered with the DNA linking serviceand the researcher is keen to find bearers of the same surname to join a DNA … Read more

The DNA Linking project – An Update

The DNA Linking service was launched in December 2013, with the goal of making it easier for researchers to find others with a shared interest in DNA research. Sadly, since then, we have not processed a single request from researchers seeking to make contact with OXSIL users interested in cooperating on a DNA project. In consequence, we have decided to amend the conditions for inclusion in … Read more

Names added in March 2022

The following surnames were added in March. To contact one of the researchers, click on their name and follow the instructions on their profile. Surname Time Place Researcher ALDINGTON Any Wroxton Norina Pauling BACON 1500 Any Lillian Simpson BAYLISS Any Any Craig Bayliss BIGGERSTAFF Any Chipping Norton Christopher Reynolds Betteridge BREWER Any Chipping Norton Christopher … Read more

Names added in February 2022

The following names are added in February: – Surname Time Place Researcher BASTON Any Standlake, Hardwick, Ducklington Celia Marus Crangle BATCHELOR 1800-1950 Oxford Maxine Birch BLOXHAM 1673 Bloxham Carole Eales BOVINGTON 1850-1950 Bampton Maxine Birch BRITNELL Any Chinnor, Crowell, Kingston Patricia Smith CARY 1680-1900 Bampton John Kerry CLARKE >1800 Any Lynn Brown CROSS <1918 Minster … Read more

Cleaning the database

We have been putting some effort over the last couple of years into removing from our data any surname interest for which we no longer have a valid email address. The first phase of this process is now nearly completed and, although we may have fewer surname interests listed, we are confident that virtually all of … Read more

Names added in January 2022

The following surnames were added in January: – Surname Time Place Researcher ANDERSON Any Eynsham Elizabeth Duke ANDREWS Any Eynsham Elizabeth Duke ANDREWSON Any Any Elizabeth Duke ARLIDGE 1760-1860 Deddington, Banbury Neville Arlidge AYRIS Any Eynsham Elizabeth Duke BARRETT <1700 Any Jennifer Tinson BRITNELL Any Aston Rowant Faith Myers BROAD >1750 Any Judith Morgan BUTLER … Read more

Names added in December 2021

The following surnames were added in December: – Surname Time Place Researcher BAYLISS 19c Woodstock Ellen Thompson-Jennings BUTLER Any Oxford Martin Hanks GARDINER <1900 Oxford Martin Hanks HANKS <1800 Any Martin Hanks HARWOOD 1750 – 1820 Shifford, Witney, Banbury Nicholas Thorpe JEFFERSON-LOVEDAY Any Any Martin Hanks LOVEJOY Any Any Ann Gorecki TRENDALL 1708 Nettlebed Michael … Read more

Names added in November 2021

The following surnames were added in November: – Surname Time Place Researcher ADAMS Any North Leigh Susan Raymond AYRES Any Stanford in the Vale Mark Lloyd BARLOW <1900 Stokenchurch and surrounding parishes Sally Gillett BASS 1763-1926 Chinnor area Anthea Maunder BEESLEY <1790 Oxford Mark Bletchly BEESLEY Any Longworth Mark Lloyd BIGGERSTAFF Any Any Bethan Arrowsmith … Read more

Names added in October 2021

The following surnames were added in October: – Surname Time Place Researcher ADAMS Any North Leigh Susan Raymond ALLNUTT All Ipsden Chris Wright ANDERSON 1600-1813 Nuneham Courtenay, Brookhampton, Ascott,under Wychwood Chris Wright AYRIES <1800 Any Rebecca Williams AYRIS Any Bicester, Marsh Gibbon, Bodicote, Deddington Karen Simons BAILEY Any Aston Rowant Michael Hester BARLOW <1900 Stokenchurch … Read more

Names added in September 2021

The following surnames were added to OXSIL in September: – ons next to a user below means the user has registered a one-name study of a surnamewith the Guild of One-Name Studies. Surname Time Place Researcher BONNER   Benson, Testworth, Checkendon, Woodcote Teresa Bachelor DOBINSON 18c-19c Thame Pat Warren FRANCIS   Checkendon, Sonning Common, Nuffield … Read more