Nuneaton, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Nuneaton, Warwickshire
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Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hemlingford
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Nuneaton
Registration District Nuneaton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1577
Bishop's Transcripts: 1674
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Arden
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1837 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory); Post-1836 - Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office

Parish History

Nuneatpm, is a town, a parish, and a district, in Warwickshire. The town stands on the river Anker, on the Trent Valley railway and is adjacent to the Coventry canal; it is 2 miles S W of Watlingstreet, and has a head post-office, as well as a railway station. The parish the large hamlets of Attle-borough and Stockingford.  The places of worship, in 1851 were, Church of England,Independents, Baptists, Methodists, Primitive Methodists, Independent Methodists, and Roman Catholics.[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

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 464170.

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 M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Date accessed and adapted: 13 November 2013.