Coventry St Thomas, Warwickshire Genealogy
|Coventry St Thomas, Warwickshire|
|Poor Law Union||Coventry|
|Parish registers: 1734|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1752|
|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 from Warwick, 18 miles S E from Birmingham, it contains the hamlets of Radford, Whitley, and Keresley. The church district named St. Thomas' was formed out of the parish of St. John, in 1844. There are places of worship in the town for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics. Additional information:
Coventry St Thomas Albany Road Coventry was an ecclesiastical parish.
The church was designed by the Lancaster architects Sharpe and Paley, and was built in 1848–49. Its architectural style was Decorated, and its plan consisted of a nave with a clerestory, north and south aisles, a chancel with vestries, a north porch, and a northwest bell turret. The church was redundant by the 1970's and was demolished in 1976. It was designated Grade II listed building by English Heritage.
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 Thomas, Warwickshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|AC = Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (Ancestry) - (£).|
|Coventry St Thomas, Warwickshire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
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]
- 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.