Allesley, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Allesley, Warwickshire
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Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Knightlow
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Meriden
Registration District Meridan
Records begin
Parish registers: 1562
Bishop's Transcripts: 1673
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 Record Office

Parish History

Allesley, or Awesley (All Saints), is a parish, in the union of Meriden, and the Kirkby division of the hundred of Knightlow, Warwickshire. It is 2 miles N W from Coventry, on the road to Birmingham.[1]


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

Bishops Transcripts deposited at The Lichfield Record Office: Bap 1673-1852 Marr 1673-1852 Bur 1673-1852 Missing all events 1845, 1848-1850,1853

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts 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 464175.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Warwichshire 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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  1. Lewis, Samuel, A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 37-39. Accessed and adapted 12 October, 2013.
[Warwickshire Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry ] Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.