Bishops Itchington, Warwickshire Family History Guide

Bishop’s Itchington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire. Chadshunt is a chapelry of Bishop’s Itchington.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1559

Nonconformists include: General Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Bishop’s Itchington

  • Burton Dassett
  • Ladbroke
  • Gaydon
  • Harbury
  • Chesterton
  • Watergall
  • Chapel Ascote

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BISHOPS-ITCHINGTON, a parish in Southam district, Warwick; on the river Itchin and on the Oxford and Rugby railway, 2 miles SSE of Harbury station, and 3¾ SW of Southam. It has a post office under Rugby. Acres, with Chapel-Ascote, 3,026. Real property, £4,586. Pop., 598. Houses, 131. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacies of Chadshunt and Gaydon, in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £416. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £22.

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

Itchincton-Bishops, 3 miles S.W. Southam. P. 463

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


  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Southam
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Bishop’s Itchington
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Marton
  • Poor Law Union: Southam
  • Hundred: Knightlow
  • Province: Canterbury

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