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Westwood, Warwickshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Knightlow
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Warwick PLU
Registration District Warwick
Records begin
Parish records: 1634
Bishop's Transcripts: 1662
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stonleigh
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 Record Office

Contents

Parish History

WESTWOOD, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish of Stoneleigh, union of Warwick, Kenilworth division of the hundred of Knightlow, S. division of the county of Warwick, 3 miles (S.) from 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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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 464174.

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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References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 527-529. Date accessed: 10 November 2013.

 

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