Wolverton Warwickshire Family History Guide

Wolverton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Alternative names: Welverdington

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1680

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Wolverton

  • Snitterfield
  • Claverdon
  • Norton Lindsey

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOLVERTON, or Welverdington, a parish in Stratford-on-Avon district, Warwick; 1½ mile S of Claverdon r. station, and 5 N of Stratford. Post town, Stratford-on-Avon. Acres, 1,320. Real property, £1,809. Pop., 159. Houses, 35. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £380. Patron, the Rev. B. Winthrop.

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

Wolverton, 4½ m. W.S.W. Warwick. P. 162.

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


  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Stratford on Avon
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Warwick
  • Poor Law Union: Stratford on Avon
  • Hundred: Barlinchway
  • Province: Canterbury