Coventry St Michael, Warwickshire Family History Guide

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Coventry St Michael is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Other places in the parish include: Radford, Whitley and Keresley.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1714

Nonconformists include: Baptist, General Baptist, General Baptist New Connexion, Independent/Congregational, Particular Baptist, Presbyterian Unitarian, Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Coventry St Michael

  • Coventry St Thomas
  • Baginton
  • Coventry St Peter
  • Binley
  • Stivichall
  • Stoke

Historical Descriptions

Radford

Radford, a considerable village and hamlet, in the parish of St. Michael, 1 mile N., inhabited principally by plush weavers. Whatmore Park, 1½ mile N.N. by E., contains a few scattered farms; and the seat of Edward Phillips, Esq., is in the hamlet of Radford1

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Radford, 1 m. N.W. Coventry. P. 251.

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

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Radford, co. Warwick.

P.T. Coventry (91) 2m. NNE. Pop. 206.

A hamlet in that part of the parish of St. Michael which is in the county of the city of Coventry

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. III; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Administration

  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Coventry
  • 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: Coventry
  • Poor Law Union: Coventry
  • Hundred: Coventry Borough
  • Province: Canterbury

  1. History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Warwickshire; Francis White & Co.; 1850. 
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