Kenilworth, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Kenilworth, is a small town, a parish, a sub-district, and a division in Warwickshire. The town is on the Leamington and Coventry railway, near the river Avon, 5 miles N E of Warwick, and 5½ miles SSW of Coventry. The town has a head post office, and a railway station, there are two churches, a Roman Catholic chapel. St. John's church was built in 1852, the dissenting chapels are Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, and Unitarians.[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 464174.

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

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Web sites


  1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Date accessed and adapted 15 November 2013.