Tanworth, Warwickshire Genealogy

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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions.

Tanworth, Warwickshire
Tanworth-in-Arden St Mary Magdalene Warwickshire.jpg
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Kington
County Warwickshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Solihull
Registration District Solihull
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1608
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Warwick
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Tanworth, is a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Solihull district, Warwickshire. The village stands 4 miles NW of Henley-in-Arden, and 5 miles SW of Knowle railway station; the post-office is under Birmingham. The sub-district contains three parishes and two hamlets.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Tanworth, Warwickshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

AC = Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (Ancestry) - (£).[2][3][4]
Tanworth, Warwickshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1558-1812 1558-1812 1558-1812 1558-1812 1558-1812 1558-1812
AC 1813-1910 1813-1910 1754-1910 1754-1910

To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Information about the parish may be found on Warwickshire Online Parish Clerks. Records are also available at the Warwickshire County Record Office.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Solihull Poor Law Union, Warwickshire

Warwickshire Record Office reference DRB0019/94
Title Returns of paupers belonging to Tanworth who have been relieved during the past quarter
Description Giving name, age, residence, cause of relief and amount of relief out of workhouse. The returns appear to cover non-able bodied poor only. 1837 (4 quarterly returns), 1838 (3), 1839 (3), 1840 (3), 1841 (4), 1842 (4), 1843 (2), 1844 (3), 1846 (1).
Date 1837-1846

Parish registers and poor law records for Tanworth, 1559-1951 Church of England. Parish Church of Tanworth (Warwickshire)  Microfilm of original records at the Warwickshire County Record Office, Warwick.

Overseers' accounts, 1740-1847. FHL BRITISH Film 229133
Account books, 1782-1831. FHL BRITISH Film 229134
Account books, 1787-1872. FHL BRITISH Film229135
Account books, 1819-1821. FHL BRITISH Film 229136
Account books, 1775-1899. FHL BRITISH Film 229137
Vestry minutes, 1729-1821. FHL BRITISH Film 229138
Vestry minutes, 1832-1855. FHL BRITISH Film 229139
Charity accounts, 1738-1780, 1827-1881. FHL BRITISH Film 229140
Order books, 1821-1829. FHL BRITISH Film 229141
Register of houses, 1826-1888. Population census, 1821. FHL BRITISH Film 229142
Miscellaneous papers. FHL BRITISH Film 229143
Miscellaneous papers. FHL BRITISH Film 229144
Miscellaneous papers. FHL BRITISH Film 229145
Incumbents, baptisms register index; accounts, rate books, overseers, 1767-1876. FHL BRITISH Film
562225 Item 2
Overseers papers, indentures, 1776-1840. FHL BRITISH Film 562226
Overseers, charity accounts and deeds, 1675-1876. FHL BRITISH Film 562227
Association for the prosecution of felons, 1784-1876. FHL BRITISH Film 562228
Baptisms, 1897-1931. Banns and marriages, 1898-1951. FHL BRITISH Film 1067553 Items 1 - 3

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Warwickshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72).] Date accessed and adapted: 12 November 2013.
  2. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812,', Ancestry, accessed 13 June 2014.
  3. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.
  4. 'Warwickshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 15 July 2014.