Wormleighton, Warwickshire Family History Guide

Wormleighton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1586

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Wormleighton

  • Fenny Compton
  • Farnborough
  • Boddington
  • Wills Pastures
  • Radbourne
  • Watergall
  • Stoneton
  • Claydon with Mollington
  • Priors Hardwick

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WORMLEIGHTON, a parish in Southam district, Warwick; on the Oxford canal, 1½ mile E by N of Fenny-Compton r. station. It has a post-office under Leamington. Acres, 2,320. Real property, £3,980. Pop., 203. Houses, 39. The property belongs to Earl Spencer. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £80. Patron, Earl Spencer. The church was recently restored.

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

Wormleighton, 7 miles E. Kineton. P. 188.

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

Administration

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