Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1660
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Frankton
  • Long Itchington
  • Hunningham
  • Wappenbury
  • Birdingbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MARTON, a village and a parish in Rugby district, Warwick. The village stands at the confluence of the rivers Itchin and Leam, ¾ of a mile S of the Fosse way, 1 mile N of the Leamington and Rugby railway, and 6 ENE of Leamington; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Rugby. The parish comprises 910 acres. Real property, £2,525. Pop. in 1851,373; in 1861,410. Houses, 87. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to Sir T. Biddulph, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £175. Patron, the Rev. B. B. Hulbert. The church is ancient, but out of repair; and consists of nave and chancel, with a tower. There are a national school, and charities £14.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Marton, a parish in the Southam division of the hund. of Knightlow, union of Rugby, county of Warwick; 4¾ miles south-east of Southam. Living, a discharged vicarage, formerly in the archd. of Coventry and dio. of Lichfield and Coventry, now in the dio. of Worcester; rated at £7 14s. 8d.. returned at £121 5s.; gross income £160. Tithes, commuted in 1802. Patroness, in 1835, Mrs. Knightley. Here are 2 daily schools. Charities, in 1827. £12 15s. 6d. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £66 1s. Acres 910. Houses 74. A. P. £2,325. Pop., in 1801, 371; in 1831, 311.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Parish Records

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

Church records

Bishop’s transcripts for Marton, 1662-1844

Parish registers for Marton, 1559-1928

Church records – Indexes

Parish register printouts of Marton, Warwick, England ; christenings, 1660-1812

Parish register printouts of Marton, Warwick, England ; christenings, 1813-1876

Parish register printouts of Marton, Warwick, England ; marriages, 1660-1835

Census

Census returns for Marton, 1841-1891

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Rugby
Probate Court: Pre-1837 – Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory), Post-1836 – Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Worcester
Rural Deanery: Marton
Poor Law Union: Rugby
Hundred: Knightlow
Province: Canterbury

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