Wyken, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Wyken St Mary Magdalene.jpg

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WYKEN, a parish, in the union of Foleshill, county of Warwick, 3 miles (N. E. by E.) from Coventry.[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]

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Wyken Parish Registers held at the Family History Library 

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Registers held at the Warwickshire County Record Office
Baptisms Marriages Burials
Wyken, St. Mary Magdalen 1600-1980 1611-1987 1600-1976
Wyken, Holy Cross  1939-1965 1951-1995
Wyken, Risen Christ 1967-1990 1967-1970
Wyken, St Alban 1915-1955 1924-1958

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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 703-707 Date accessed: 30 October 2013. Adapted.