Surnames added in September

The following surname interests were added to the Oxfordshire Surname Interest List in September: Surname Timeframe Place Researcher BARRETT Any Benson Martin Rix BENWELL 1755-1835 Oxford Regina Johnson BERRIMAN Any Witney Martin Rix CHAMBERS Any Any Tracey Chambers COLLIER Any Witney Martin Rix COLLINS Any Dorchester Martin Rix EARLY Any Witney Martin Rix FERRIMAN Any … Read more

Surnames added in August

The following surname interests were added to the Oxfordshire Surname Interest List in August: Surname Timeframe Place Researcher ARTESS 1850-1910 Great Tew and Chipping Norton Joyce Hermon ARTISS 1850-1910 Great Tew and Chipping Norton Joyce Hermon BRACEY Any Watlington Stephen Alun Catton BREAKSPEAR 1830 Watlington Stephen Alun Catton You’ll find the most up-to-date list of … Read more

Surnames added in July

The following surname interests were added to the Oxfordshire Surname Interest List in July: Surname Timeframe Place Researcher BROTHERTON Any Woodstock District Roger Brotherton BUNCE >1700 East & West Hanney Ken Godfrey CHRISTOPHER 1640 1690 Any David Christopher COLLINS >1700 East & West Hanney Ken Godfrey FAWDRY Any Any Derek Rathbone GAINES >1800 East & … Read more

Surnames added in June

The following surname interests were added to the Oxfordshire Surname Interest List in June: Surname Timeframe Place Researcher AYRES <1850 Hinton Waldrist, Marcham Sarah Baker AYRIS <1850 Hinton Waldrist, Marcham Sarah Baker BAKER <1880 Kidlington, Oxford Mark Bletchly BAYLIS <1860 Somerton, Stratton Audley Sarah Baker BAYLISS <1860 Somerton, Stratton Audley Sarah Baker BUSBY Any Any … Read more

Surnames added in May

The following surname interests were added to the Oxfordshire Surname Interest List in May: Surname Timeframe Place Researcher ABDY Any Any Julia Wade BATEMAN 1785- 1860 Burford Beryl Smart BEASLEY 1750 – 1780 Cumnor Rosemary Feltham BOWYER 1780 – 1900 Any Christine Sbresni BREAKSPEAR 1760-1860 Benson Kathleen Heilig CASTLE Any Glympton Stuart McIntosh CHURCH c1754 … Read more

New DNA linking service

The Oxfordshire Family History Society has launched the DNA linking dna service, to make it easier for researchers to find others with a shared interest in DNA research. See the DNA linking page for more.

Oxfordshire DNA Project

In February 2013, the Oxfordshire Family History Society established a geographic DNA project for Oxfordshire. The main aim of the project is to identify DNA in its various forms that might be characteristic of the county. Read more on the new DNA page.

OXSIL’s new look

I’ve just finished moving the OXSIL pages to a WordPress theme. The database search functionality seems to be working, as do all of the templates. Please let me know if you encounter a problem.  Just leave a message on this or any page.   I’ll publish comments, but not requests for help or questions (unless you specifically ask). … Read more