Austrey Warwickshire Family History Guide

Austrey is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: General Baptist and Presbyterian.

Parishes adjacent to Austrey

  • Polesworth
  • Orton on the Hill
  • Norton juxta Twycross
  • Appleby
  • Warton
  • Newton Regis

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

AUSTREY, a parish in the district of Tamworth, and county of Warwick; 4 miles NE of Polesworth r. station, and 6½ E by N of Tamworth. It has a post office under Atherstone. Acres, 2,097. Real property, £4,735. Pop., 557. Houses, 126. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £162. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church presents some curious specimens of stained glass in the windows; and is very good. There is a Baptist chapel. Monk’s school has an endowed income of £20, and other Charities have £27.

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

Austry, 5 miles E. Tamworth. P.479.

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

Administration

  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Tamworth
  • 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: Arden
  • Poor Law Union: Tamworth
  • Hundred: Hemlingford
  • Province: Canterbury
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