Dunchurch, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Dunchurch, is a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Rugby district, Warwickshire. The village ;is on the eastern verge of the county, near Dunsmoor, and near the Rugby and Warwick railway, it is 3¼ miles SSW of Rugby; the post office is under Rugby. The parish includes the hamlets of Toft and Cawston, and the township of Thurlaston.[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

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

School records

Boughton Endowed School, Dunchurch 17th Century-1981

  • Logbooks for the boys school 1881-1944
  • Logbooks for the girls school 1872-1924
  • Logbooks for the infants school 1899-1908
  • Admission Registers for the boys school 1851-1883
  • Miscellaneous

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites


  1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Adapted. Accessed November 19, 2013.