FULL TITLE: Bullingdon Petty Sessions - Volume One - Bastardy Cases 1841-1857.
This volume contains a collection of the bastardy entries recorded in the Petty Sessions Minute Books for the Bullingdon Division of Oxfordshire in the period 1841 to 1857. Each entry contains the date of the hearing, the names of the mother and putative father, the child's sex and date of birth and the salient points arising from the hearing. The names of witnesses have also been included. Bullingdon Division encompassed an area to the east and south of Oxford and includes the parishes of Beckley (including Horton cum Studley and Stow Wood), Chislehampton, Clifton Hampden, Cowley, Cuddesdon (including Denton and Chippinghurst), Culham, Dorchester, Drayton St. Leonard, Elsfield, Forest Hill, Garsington, Great Milton, Headington, Holton, Horsepath, Iffley, Little Milton, Littlemore, Marsh Baldon, Marston, Noke, Nuneham Courtenay, Oxford St. Clements, Sandford on Thames, Stadhampton, Stanton St. John, Summertown, Tetsworth, Thame, Toot Baldon, Waterperry, Waterstock and Wheatley.