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Status: Ecclesiastical Parish 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1668
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1813

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Packwood, a parish in Solihull district, Warwick; near the Stratford canal and the Birmingham and Oxford railway, 1 ½ mile S of Knowle r. station, and 4 ¾ NNE of Henley-in-Arden. Post-town, Henley-in-Arden, under Birmingham. Acres, 1,655. Real property, £2,767. Pop., 292. Houses, 60. The manor belongs to P. W. Martin, Esq. Packwood House, a fine ancient half-timbered mansion is the seat of J. Fetherston, Esq. Aylesbury House belongs to J. H. Aylesbury, Esq., and is occupied by E. J. Payne, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £174. Patron, P. W. Martin, Esq. The church is ancient. Charities, £4.

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

History

The story of Packwood, Warwickshire : from the earliest times to the present-day – FamilySearch. This item can also be ordered from the British Library on demand service.

Genealogy

The story of Packwood, Warwickshire : from the earliest times to the present-day – FamilySearch. This item can also be ordered from the British Library on demand service.

Parish Records

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

Church records

Bishop’s transcripts for Packwood, 1813-1880

Parish registers for Packwood, 1668-1936

Church records – Indexes

Bishop’s transcripts for Packwood, 1813-1835

Computer printout of Packwood, Warws., Eng

Census

Census returns for Packwood, 1841-1891

Land and property

Records of Packwood

Probate records

Court records, 1759-1850

Original wills, 1760-1850

Probate records – Indexes

Her Majesty’s Court of Probate, Birmingham registry, calendar of original wills and administration papers : transmitted from the registries of Barston, Bishops Itchington, Baddesley Clinton, Knowle, Packwood, Tachbrooke and Temple Balsall from 1675-1856 inclusive

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Solihull
Probate Court: Court of the Manor of Packwood
Diocese: Worcester
Rural Deanery: Arden
Poor Law Union: Solihull
Hundred: Kington
Province: Canterbury

Further Reading

The Story Of Packwood Warwickshire by by J. J. Belton

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