Wixford Warwickshire Family History Guide

Wixford is a chapelry of Exhall (near Alcester) Ancient Parish in Warwickshire.

Alternative names: Wigglesford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1540

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Wixford

  • Bidford on Avon
  • Exhall
  • Salford Priors
  • Arrow

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WIXFORD, a parish in Alcester district, Warwick; on the river Arrow, and on the Barnt-Green, Redditch, and Tewkesbury railway, 2 miles S of Alcester. It has a postal letter-box under Redditch, a r. station, and an inn. Acres, 530. Real property, £1,204. Pop., 123. Houses, 31. The manor belongs to Sir W. Throckmorton. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Exhall. The church is ancient.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Wixford, 2 miles S. Alcester. P. 121

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

Poll Books

Wixford, 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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