Exhall (near Alcester), Warwickshire Family History Guide

Alternative names: Exhall and Wixford, Exhall with Wixford

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Giles

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1605
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1612

Nonconformists include:

Other places in the parish: Grafton, Little Britain

 

English: Exhall Church. This small church, ded...
English: Exhall Church. This small church, dedicated to St Giles dates back to the 12th Century. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Parishes adjacent to Exhall

  • Bidford on Avon
  • Temple Grafton
  • Arrow
  • Wixford
  • Haselor

Historical Descriptions

Exhall

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Exhall, a parish in Alcester district, Warwick; near Icknield-street and the river Arrow, 2 miles SE of Alcester, and 6 W by N of Stratford-on-Avon r. Station. It includes the hamlets of Little Britain and Grafton; and is “the Dudging Exhall” of Shakespeare. Post-town, Alcester, under Bromsgrove. Acres, 780. Real property, £1,310. Pop., 203. Houses, 54. The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Wixford, in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £409. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old, and was restored, in 1862, at a cost of £900. Bentley’s school has £7; and other charities £13.

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

Exhall, a parish in the Stratford division of Barlichway, union of Alcester, county of Warwick; 2 miles south-east of Alcester. Living, a rectory annexed to the curacy of Wigglesford, in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £8 17s. 3½d.; gross income £423. Patron, the Lord-chancellor. Charities, in 1825, £1 11s. 6d. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £24 1s. Acres 780. Houses 44. A P. £862. Pop., in 1801, 129; in 1831, 241

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Exhall, 2 miles S.E. Alcester. P. 207

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Grafton

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Grafton, a hamlet in Exhall parish, Warwick; 2 miles SE of Alcester. Pop., 79

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

Poll Books

Exhall, Warwickshire Poll Book 1868

Grafton, Warwickshire Poll Book 1868

Administration

  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Alcester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Warwick
  • Poor Law Union: Alcester
  • Hundred: Barlinchway
  • Province: Canterbury
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