Cherington Warwickshire Family History Guide

Cherington Church. Cherington church is dedicated to St John the Baptist. Philip Halling / Cherington Church / CC BY-SA 2.0

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Cherrington

Parish church: St. John the Baptist

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Cherington

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

CHERINGTON, a parish in Shipston-on-Stour district, Warwick; on the river Stour, 3 ½ miles SE of Shipston-on-Stour, and 6 E by N of Moreton r. station. It has a post-office under Shipston-on-Stour. Acres, 890. Real property, £1,965. Pop., 311. Houses, 77. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged, in the time of Henry III., to Ralph de Wylington; and passed, in the time of Edward III., to the Lucys. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £259. Patron, D. Turner, Esq. The church is very good; and has a tower.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Shipston on Stour
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Worcester
Rural Deanery: Kineton
Poor Law Union: Shipston on Stour
Hundred: Kington
Province: Canterbury