Wolston, Warwickshire Genealogy
|Poor Law Union||Rugby|
|Parish registers: 1558|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1665|
|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]
WOLSTON (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Rugby, partly in the Kirby, but chiefly in the Rugby, division of the hundred of Knightlow, N. division of the county of Warwick, 5½ miles ESE from Coventry. There is a place of worship for Baptists. 
WOLSTON, a village and a parish in Rugby district, Warwick. The village stands on the River Avon, near Br and on r. station, 6 miles W of Rugby; and has a post-office under Coventry. The parish includes Brandon and Bretford townships. 
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]
|AC = Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (Ancestry) - (£).|
|Wolston, Warwickshire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
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), pp. 643-649. Date accessed and adapted: 09 November 2013.
- 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, Date accessed and adapted: 09 November 2013.
- 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.
- 'Warwickshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 15 July 2014.