Loxley, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Loxley, Warwickshire
Loxley St Nicholas .jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Barlichway
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Stratford on Avon
Registration District Stratford on Avon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1540
Bishop's Transcripts: 1612
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Kineton
Diocese Worcester
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]

Loxley, is a village and a parish in Stratford-on-Avon district, Warwickshire. The village stands on the S border of Warwickshire, it is 4 miles ESE of Stratford-on-Avon railway station; it has a post office under Warwick. The parish contains also the hamlets of Chadley, Famington, Oakham, Oldborough, and Hunscote. There is a Baptist chapel.[1]

Loxley St Nicholas

The history of this church dates back to the 8th century when the site was given to the church by Offa, King of Mercia. Some of the original Saxon stonework remains in the north wall, however the present church was consecrated in 1286. Most of the church, apart from the tower was rebuilt in the 18th century; the tower alone remaining unaltered.

There is a small vestry with unusual stonework, reusing gravestones from the churchyard.

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]

Loxley, 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]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[3]
LOXLEY PARISH Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1813-1910 1813-1910

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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

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). Date accessed and adapted: 13 November 2013.
  2. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.
  3. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 27 September 2013.

http://www.westgallerychurches.com/Warks/Loxley/Loxley.html for information about the church