Coventry St Michael, Warwickshire Genealogy
|Coventry St Michael, Warwickshire|
|County||Warwickshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Coventry|
|Registration District||Coventry; Foleshill|
|Parish registers: 1714|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1640|
|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]
Coventry, is an ancient city, in the hundred of Knightlow, Warwickshire, it is 10 miles N E of Warwick, and 18 miles S E from Birmingham. it contains the hamlets of Radford, Whitley, and Keresley. It is bounded on the north-east by the river Sherbourne and the Radford brook. The city comprises the parishes of St. Michael, the Holy Trinity, St. Peter and St. John the Baptist. The church was, formerly a chapel. There are places of worship in the town for congregations of Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics.
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]
Coventry St Michael parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|AC = Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (Ancestry) - (£).|
|FSBOOK = FamilySearch Digital Library|
|COVENTRY ST MICHAEL PARISH Online Records|
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]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Accessed November 19, 2013.
- 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.
- 'Warwickshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 26 August 2014.