Newton Regis, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Parish History

NEWTON-IN-THE-THISTLES, or Newton-Regis (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Tamworth, Tamworth division of the hundred of Hemlingford, N. division of the county of Warwick, 5¾ miles (N. E. by E.) from the town of Tamworth. The parish is the most northern in the county, surrounded by portions of Stafford, Derby, and Leicester; it is intersected by the road from Tamworth to Ashby. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £14. 1. 5½.; net income, £300; patrons, Sir R. Burdett, Bart., and W. P. Inge, Esq., the former for two turns, and the latter for one. The tithes were commuted for land and a corn-rent in 1795; the glebe comprises 33½ acres. The church is an ancient structure.[1]

NEWTON-REGIS, or Newton-in-the-Thistles, a village and a parish in the district of Tamworth and county of Warwick. The village stands within 1½ mile of the boundaries with Stafford and Leicester, 3 N N E of Polesworth r. station, and 5¼ E N E of Tamworth; and has a post-office under Tamworth. Date accessed and adapted: 13 November 2013.[2]

Additional information:

Newton Regis is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.


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

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Census records

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Poor Law Unions

Tamworth Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 13 November 2013.
  2. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Date accessed and adapted: 13 November 2013.