Ashow, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Ashow, Warwickshire
Ashow Church The Assumption of Our Lady.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Knightlow
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Warwick
Registration District Warwick
Records begin
Parish registers: 1733
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stonleigh
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]

Ashow The Assumption of Our Lady is a 12th century church and Ancient parish in the small village and civil parish of Ashow, which is close to neighbouring Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Ashow is a parish in the district and county of Warwick; it is on the river Avon, and adjacent to Stoneleigh, near the Northwestern railway, 2½ miles ESE of Kenilworth. The post office is under Kenilworth.[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 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). Adapted. Date accessed: 16 October, 2013.

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.