Study Centre

Our study centre in Milton holds a substantial archive of materials relating to the three Wychwood villages of Shipton, Milton and Ascott, and of other villages within the former Wychwood Parish.

Wychwoods Local History Archive Display Notice

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The archive contains copies of :

The parish registers from the sixteenth century

Nineteenth century censuses

Poor law records

Oral history recordings and transcripts

A selection of maps

Over 2000 photographs

…. and many old documents and books, all of which are available for local and family historians.

We are always looking to expand the archive and would love to receive any photographs or documents that are of local interest.

If you would like to speak to us about the archives, or would like to contribute then please contact us here.

A team of our members have been digitising all our archive of photographs. We are in the process of adding them to our online archive. Many have been uploaded already and can be seen here