Avon Dassett, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Avon Dassett, Warwickshire
Avon Dasset St John contributor Steve Daniels.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Kington
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Banbury
Registration District Banbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559
Bishop's Transcripts: 1664
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]

St John the Baptist's Church, Avon Dassett, is a redundant Anglican church in the village of Avon Dassett, Warwickshire, England. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building, and is under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

The present church replaced the Norman church dedicated to St Matthew and was built in 1868 by the architect Charles Buckeridge.

The church was declared redundant in 1983 but is still used for concerts and special events. The Churches Conservation Trust restored the steeple and belfry in 2007/8.  Avon-Dasset, is a parish in the district of Banbury Warwickshire; it is 2 miles SW of Fenny-Compton railway station, and 6½ miles NNW of Banbury.[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]

Avon Dassett parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Avon Dassett, Warwickshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

AC = Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (Ancestry) - (£).[2][3]
Avon Dassett, Warwickshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1559-1812 1559-1812 1559-1812 1559-1812 1559-1812 1559-1812
AC 1813-1910 1813-1910

Bishop's Transcripts deposited at the Lichfield Record Office Bap 1664-1843 Marr 1664-1837 Bur 1664-1843

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[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). Date accessed: 30 Oct 2013.
  2. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812,', Ancestry, accessed 13 June 2014.
  3. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.