Allesley, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Allesley, Warwickshire
All Saints Allesley .jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Knightlow
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Meriden
Registration District Meridan
Records begin
Parish registers: 1562
Bishop's Transcripts: 1673
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Coventry
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court 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[edit | edit source]

Allesley, or Awesley (All Saints), is a parish, in the union of Meriden, and the Kirkby division of the hundred of Knightlow, Warwickshire. It is 2 miles N W from Coventry, on the road to Birmingham.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Warwichshire 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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel, A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 37-39. Accessed and adapted 12 October, 2013.

[Warwickshire Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry ] Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.