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WOLVEY (St. John the Baptist), a '''parish''', in the Kirby division of the hundred of Knightlow, N. division of the county of Warwick, 4 miles (S. by E.) from Hinckley. There is a place of worship for '''Baptists'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51422#s23 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 643-649. Date accessed and adapted: 09 November 2013.</ref>  
 
WOLVEY (St. John the Baptist), a '''parish''', in the Kirby division of the hundred of Knightlow, N. division of the county of Warwick, 4 miles (S. by E.) from Hinckley. There is a place of worship for '''Baptists'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51422#s23 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 643-649. Date accessed and adapted: 09 November 2013.</ref>  
  
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.
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Information about the parish may be found on [http://www.hunimex.com/warwick/opc/opc.html Warwickshire Online Parish Clerks]. Records are also available at the [http://heritage.warwickshire.gov.uk/warwickshire-county-record-office/ Warwickshire County Record Office].
  
 
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Warwickshire Probate Records|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.  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Warwickshire Probate Records|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.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:38, 4 October 2019


Wolvey, Warwickshire
Wolvey St John Warwickshire.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Knightlow
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Foleshill
Registration District Foleshill
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1661
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Coventry
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory) Post-1836 - Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WOLVEY (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the Kirby division of the hundred of Knightlow, N. division of the county of Warwick, 4 miles (S. by E.) from Hinckley. There is a place of worship for Baptists.[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]

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

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
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 Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 643-649. Date accessed and adapted: 09 November 2013.
  2. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.
  3. 'Warwickshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 15 July 2014.