Aston Cantlow Warwickshire Family History Guide

Aston Cantlow is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Other places in the parish include: Pathlow, Sheffield, Wilncott, and Newnham.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1560

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Aston Cantlow

  • Spernall
  • Bearley
  • Snitterfield
  • Bishopston
  • Billesley
  • Wootton Wawen
  • Stratford on Avon
  • Morton Bagot
  • Great Alne
  • Haselor

Historical Descriptions

Aston Cantlow

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASTON-CANTLOW, or Aston-Cantelupe, a parish in Alcester district, Warwick; on the river Alne, near the Birmingham and Stratford canal, 2½ miles W by S of Bearley r. station, and 5½ NW of Stratford-on-Avon. It includes the divisions of Newnham, Sheffield, Little Alne, and Pathlow, and part of the hamlet of Wilncott; and its Post Town is Henley-in-Arden, under Birmingham. Acres, 4,300. Real property, £7,611,-of which £1,563 are in quarries. Pop., 1,055. Houses, 230. The manor belonged anciently to the Cantelupes. The right to a market was obtained by one of the Cantelupes in the time of Henry III.; but has gone into disuse. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Wilmcote, in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £93. Patron, the Rev. E. B. K. Fortescue. The church has an embattled tower.

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

Aston-Cantlow, a parish in the Stratford division of the hund. of Barlichway, union of Alcester, Warwickshire; 4 miles north-east from Alcester. Living, a discharged vicarage in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £9 9s. 7d., and in the parliamentary returns at £74 19s. 3d.; gross income £93. Patron, in 1835, the Rev. R. S. Carles. There are five daily schools in this parish. The Stratford-on-Avon canal skirts the eastern side of this parish, which is also intersected by the Alne. Pop., in 1801, 721; in 1831, 940. Houses 183. Acres 4,300. A. P. £5,509. Poor rates, in 1837, £555.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Aston-Cantlow, 4 m. N.E. Alcester. P. 1089.

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

Sheffield

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

SHEFFIELD, or Shelfield, a division of Aston-Cantlow parish, Warwick; 2 miles NW of Aston-Cantlow.

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

Aston Cantlow Marriages Out of Parish

Below is a list of people who were from Aston Cantlow but who were married in another parish.

William Knight, of Winscote, p. of Ashton Cantloe, Worcs., & Esther Harrison 19 Nov. 1765 at North & Middle Littleton, Worcestershire.

George Brookes, Aston Cantlo, b., & Ann Bridgewater, s., lic. 12 Aug. 1800 at North & Middle Littleton, Worcestershire.

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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