Knowle, Warwickshire Genealogy
|Poor Law Union||Solihull|
|Parish registers: 1682|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1813|
|Probate Court||Court of the Manor of Knowle|
|Location of Archive|
|Warwickshire County Record Office|
Knowle, is a village, a chapelry, and a sub-district in Solihull district, Warwickshire. The village stands on a hill, adjacent to the Birmingham and Warwick canal, it is 1¼ mile NE of the Oxford and Birmingham railway, and 9½ miles SE of Birmingham; the post office is under Birmingham. The chapelry is in Hampton-in-Arden parish. The sub-district contains Balsall hamlet, and two parishes.
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.
Knowle parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|AC = Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (Ancestry) - (£).|
|TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)|
|KNOWLE PARISH Online 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 464171.
Poor Law Unions
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.
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Date accessed and adapted: 14 November 2013.
- 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812,', Ancestry, accessed 17 June 2014.
- 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.
- 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Genealogist, accessed 27 September 2013.