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Ansty, Warwickshire
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Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Coventry
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Foleshill PLU
Registration District Foleshill
Records begin
Parish registers: 1589
Bishop's Transcripts: 1662
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Coventry
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1837 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory); Post-1836 - Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Ansty St James is an Ancient Parish on the outskirts of Coventry. The church was built in the 13th century and was rebuilt in 1856 by Sir George Gilbert Scott. The  parish was part of the County of the City of Coventry until that county was dissolved in 1842

Anstey, is a parish in Foleshill district, Warwickshire; it is on the Oxford canal, near the river Sow, 2 miles SW of Bulkington railway station, and 5 miles NE of Coventry. The post office is under Coventry.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Ansty, Warwickshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

AC = Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (Ancestry) - (£).[2][3]
Ansty, Warwickshire Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1539-1812 1539-1812 1539-1812 1539-1812 1539-1812 1539-1812
AC 1813-1910 1813-1910

Bishops Transcripts deposited at The Lichfield Record Office: Bap 1662-1862 Marr 1662-1862 Bur 1662-1862, missing all events 1845-1861

FamilySearch Historical records have an index of Warwickshire Parish registers

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464187.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Warwickshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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Websites

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Adapted. Date accessed: 16 October, 2013.
  2. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812,', Ancestry, accessed 13 June 2014.
  3. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.

 

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