Church Lawford, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Church Lawford, Warwickshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Knightlow
County Warwickshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Rugby
Registration District Rugby
Records begin
Parish registers: 1575
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]

Church Lawford, is a parish, in Rugby district, Warwickshire; it is on the river Avon and the Northwestern railway, near the Fosse Way, 3¾ miles E of Brandon railway station, and 4 miles W N of Rugby. The post town is, Long-Lawford, under Rugby.[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]

Church Lawford, 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][4]
Church Lawford, Warwickshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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AC 1574-1812 1574-1812 1574-1812 1574-1812 1574-1812 1574-1812
AC 1813-1899 1813-1899 1754-1899 1754-1899

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 M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Adapted. Accessed November 15, 2013.
  2. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812,', Ancestry, accessed 17 June 2014.
  3. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.
  4. 'Warwickshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 26 August 2014.