Photo of St Botolph's parish church, Wardley, Rutland, seen from the southwest Date by Chris Stafford, some rights reserved.

Wardley Rutland Family History & Genealogy

Wardley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutland. Belton is a chapelry of Wardley.

Parish church: St. Botolph

Parish registers begin: 1574

Parishes adjacent to Wardley

  • Belton
  • Stockerston
  • Ridlington
  • Beaumont Chase
  • Ayston
  • Alexton

Historical Description

Church of England parish church of St Botolph, Wardley, Rutland: interior of nave, looking east towards the chancel. The copyright on this image is owned by Chris Stafford and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Wardley, a parish in Uppingham district, Rutland; 2½ miles W by N of Uppingham, and 4¼ SW of Manton r. station. Post town, Uppingham. Acres, 1,550. Real property, £1,158. Pop., 68. Houses, 13. The manor belongs to the Rev. J. H. Fludyer. The living is a rectory, united with Belton, in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £389. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old. Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


  • County: Rutlandshire
  • Civil Registration District: Uppingham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rutland
  • Poor Law Union: Uppingham
  • Hundred: Oakham Soke
  • Province: Canterbury