Little Compton, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Little Compton, Warwickshire
Little Compton St Dennis and Manor House.jpg
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Deerhurst
County Warwickshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Chipping Norton
Registration District Chipping Norton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1588
Bishop's Transcripts: 1605
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stow
Diocese Gloucester and Bristol
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Little Compton, Compton (Little), or Compton-Parva, is a parish in the district of Chipping-Norton and county of Warwick; 4 miles E of Moreton railway station, and 4½ miles NW of Chipping-Norton. The post town is Barton-on-the-Heath, under Moreton-in-the-Marsh. [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]

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

AC = Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (Ancestry) - (£)[2][3][4][5]
FHSO = FHSOnline - (£)[6]
OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.[7]
Little Compton, Warwickshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1605-1812 1605-1812 1605-1812 1605-1812 1605-1812 1605-1812
AC 1813-1891 1813-1891 1813-1884 1813-1884 1813-1891 1813-1891
FHSO 1802-1837
OFHS 1588-1999

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. 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] British listed Building website