Bourton on Dunsmore Warwickshire Family History Guide

Bourton on Dunsmore is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Other places in the parish include: Draycott and Draycote.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1560

Nonconformists include: General Baptist, Independent Methodist, and Particular Baptist.

Parishes adjacent to Bourton on Dunsmore

  • Frankton
  • Leamington Hastings
  • Dunchurch
  • Stretton upon Dunsmore and Princethorpe
  • Birdingbury

Historical Descriptions

Bourton on Dunsmore

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BOURTON-UPON-DUNSMOOR, a parish in Rugby district, Warwick; on the river Leam, and on the Leamington and Rugby railway, 1 mile SSE of Birdingbury station, and 5½ SW by W of Rugby. It includes the hamlet of Draycott; and has a post office, of the name of Bourton, under Rugby. Acres, 2,520. Real property, £3,186. Pop., 382. Houses, 77. The property is divided among a few. Bourton Hall is the seat of B. Shuckburgh, Esq. The parish is a meet for the North Warwick hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £350. Patron, B. Shuckburgh, Esq. The church was repaired in 1859. Charities, £19.

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

Leonards Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Bourton-upon-Dunsmore with Draycot, 5 miles S.W. Rugby. P. 390.

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

Draycote

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DRAYCOTE, a hamlet in Burton-upon-Dunsmore parish, Warwick; 5¼ miles SW of Rugby. Pop., 142. Draycote hill here is a conspicuous feature.

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

Draycot. — See Bourton-upon-Dunsmore.

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

Administration

  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Rugby
  • 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: Marton
  • Poor Law Union: Rugby
  • Hundred: Knightlow
  • Province: Canterbury
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