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Wolston, Warwickshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Knightlow
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Rugby PLU
Registration District Rugby
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1665
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Marton
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court 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

WOLSTAN (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Rugby, partly in the Kirby, but chiefly in the Rugby, division of the hundred of Knightlow, N. division of the county of Warwick, 5½ miles (E. S. E.) from Coventry. There is a place of worship for Baptists. [1]

WOLSTON, a village and a parish in Rugby district, Warwick. The village stands on the river Avon, near Br and on r. station, 6 miles W of Rugby; and has a post-office‡ under Coventry. The parish includes Brandon and Bretford townships. [2]

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

AC = Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (Ancestry) - (£).[3][4]
Wolston, Warwickshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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AC 1850-1910 1850-1910 1754-1910 1754-1910

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 464176.


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.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 643-649. Date accessed and adapted: 09 November 2013.
  2. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, Date accessed and adapted: 09 November 2013.
  3. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.
  4. 'Warwickshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 15 July 2014.

 

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