Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire
St Michael Baddesley Clinton Warwickshire.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hemlingford
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Solihull
Registration District Solihull
Records begin
Parish registers: 1633
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Arden
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Manor of Baddesley Clinton
Location of Archive
Warwickshire Record Office

Parish History

Baddesley Clinton St Michael is an Ancient Parish in Warwickshire.

In 1438, John Brome, the Under-Treasurer of England, bought the manor. It then passed to his son, Nicholas, responsible for the extensive rebuilding of the parish church dedicated to St. Michael, done as penance for killing the parish priest, a murder reputed to have taken place in the manor house nearby.
The parish church  was once called  St. James)  west tower was built about 1500 by Nicholas Brome, as recorded by an inscription on the south wall. It was entirely rebuilt in 1634 by Edward Ferrers.

Baddesley-Clinton, is a parish in Solihull district, Warwickshire; it is on the Warwick and Birmingham railway, at Kingswood station, 8½ miles NW of Warwick. The post town is, Rowing ton under Warwick. There is a Roman Catholic chapel.[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

Bishop's Transcripts deposited at the Lichfield Record Office Bap 1813-1835 Marr 1813-1835 Bur 1813-1835

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.

Poor Law Unions

Solihull Poor Law Union, Warwickshire

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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  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870). Adapted. Date accessed: 30 Oct 2013.
See A History of the County of Warwick: Volume 4: Hemlingford Hundred (1947), pp. 13-19. URL: clinton