Foleshill, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Foleshill, is a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district in Warwickshire. The town is adjacent to the Oxford canal and the Coventry and Nuneaton railway, and 2½ miles NNE of Coventry. It has a station on the railway, and the post office is under Coventry. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists.[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 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.

Web sites


  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted. Accessed November 14, 2013.

Contiguous parishes

Exhall, Walsgrave on Sowe, Wyken, Stoke, Coventry (Holy Trinity & St Michael) and Foleshill St Pauls ( from 1841)