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Wyken, Warwickshire
Wyken St Mary Magdalene.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Coventry
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Foleshill
Registration District Foleshill
Records begin
Parish registers: 1600
Bishop's Transcripts: 1662
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Coventry
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

Parish History

WYKEN, a parish, in the union of Foleshill, county of Warwick, 3 miles (N. E. by E.) 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

Wyken Parish Registers held at the Family History Library

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

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1813-1910 1813-1910 1754-1910 1754-1910

Registers held at the Warwickshire County Record Office
Baptisms Marriages Burials
Wyken, St. Mary Magdalen 1600-1980 1611-1987 1600-1976
Wyken, Holy Cross  1939-1965 1951-1995
Wyken, Risen Christ 1967-1990 1967-1970
Wyken, St Alban 1915-1955 1924-1958

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Websites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 703-707 Date accessed: 30 October 2013. Adapted.
  2. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.
  3. 'Warwickshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 15 July 2014.