Based Upon Original Document :
Title : "Household And Farm Inventories In Oxfordshire,
Published By : Historical Manuscript Society & H.M.S.O.
Editing By : Dr. W. O. Hassall
Original Transcription By : M.A.Havinden, D.G.Vaisey & Jane E. Sayers.
Computer Transcription By : M.Brewerton (c) Copyright 1994
1 - Re-Indexed By Name.(Original, By Date Only)
2 - It is believed that this list comprises of all surviving
inventories up to, and including 1590.
3 - The original records form documents from the Oxford Consistory
and Archdeaconry Courts and Peculiar Courts Of Banbury, Cropredy,
Thame And Dorchester.
4 - The Bodleian Library reference is in three parts, first number
is the box number, second number is the bundle within the box,
and third number the inventory within the bundle. The library
references beginning with p. differentiate MSS.Wills Peculiars
from MSS. Wills Oxon.
Source Name. First Part Of Library Number.
Consistory Court. Boxes 3-79
Peculiar Crts Of Banbury, Cropredy and Thame. Boxes p.32 to p.54
Misc.Consistory And Archdeaconry Courts. Boxes 295-300
Archdeaconry Court. Boxes 113-64
Dorchester Peculiar. Boxes p.65 to p.72
5 - Words in  are comments and alternatives. In the name field,
they refer to Aliases And Titles. In Appraiser' or 'Other names'
field it can refer to job, location or title. e.g.[The Elder]
6 - Where a reference has needed to follow onto the line below, the
word continued has been placed in the name field. Be careful when
sorting the list !
7 - Date Codes, t=taken, e=exhibited, d=died, a-adminstered,
wt=will dated, m=made, dt=dated, u=un-dated, p=proved.
(Where the Date Code is u for un-dated the date has been deduced
from the index entry.)
Data Format - Field Names
Other Names Of Original Documents.
The creation of the transcript was carried out in a spreadsheet
format. And then converted to ASCII for the 1550-90.txt file (delimited
by \, therefore the fields have variable size) and to a DBASE III
compatible 1550-90.DBF file.