Ansty, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Ansty, Warwickshire
St James Ansty Warwickshire.jpg
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Coventry
County Warwickshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Foleshill
Registration District Foleshill
Records begin
Parish registers: 1589
Bishop's Transcripts: 1662
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]

Ansty St James is an Ancient Parish on the outskirts of Coventry. The church was built in the 13th century and was rebuilt in 1856 by Sir George Gilbert Scott. The  parish was part of the County of the City of Coventry until that county was dissolved in 1842

Anstey, is a parish in Foleshill district, Warwickshire; it is on the Oxford canal, near the river Sow, 2 miles SW of Bulkington railway station, and 5 miles NE of Coventry. The post office is under Coventry.[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. 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 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[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. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Adapted. Date accessed: 16 October, 2013.