Coughton, Warwickshire

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Coughton, 2 m. N. Alcester. P. 955

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

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Coughton, co. Warwick.

P. T. Alcester (103) 2 m. N b W. Pop. 926.

A parish and hamlet in the Alcester division of the hundred of Barlichway; living, a dis. vicarage in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester; valued in K. B. 9l. 10s. 7½d.; ann. val. P. R. 104l.; church ded. to St. Peter; patron (1829) Sir C. Throckmorton, Bart., who resides in a venerable seat, which has been occupied by various branches of the same family for many ages. It was formerly of a quadrangular shape, but being gloomy and inconvenient, one side was taken down, which allows of a most beautiful prospect of the windings of the river Arrow, and the extensive and diversified country surrounding.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Marriages Out of Parish

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

George Eades, of Sambourne, p. Great Coughton, & Sarah Moore, of M. L., lic. 10 Sept. 1733 at North & Middle Littleton, Worcestershire.

James Powell, of Great Cotton, Warwicks, & Mary Smith, s., lic. 31 May 1757 at North & Middle Littleton, Worcestershire.

Poll Books

Coughton, Warwickshire Poll Book 1868