Wolfhampcote Warwickshire Family History Guide

Wolfhampcote is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Alternative names: Wolfhamcote

Other places in the parish include: Flecknoe, Sawbridge, and Nethercote.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: Presbyterian and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Wolfhampcote

  • Lower Shuckburgh
  • Braunston
  • Grandborough
  • Staverton
  • Upper Shuckburgh
  • Willoughby

Historical Descriptions

Wolfhampcote

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOLFHAMCOTE, a parish, with three hamlets, in Rugby district, Warwick; 3½ miles NW of Daventry, and 5 SW of Crick r. station. Post town, Rugby. Acres, 3,470. Real property, £7,698. Pop., 444. Houses, 95. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £90. Patron, Lady Hood. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

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

Wolfhamcote, 7 m. E.N.E. Southam. P. 432

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

Flecknoe

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Flecknoe, a hamlet in Wolfhamcote parish, Warwick; 6 ½ miles ENE of Southam.

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

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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