Billesley Warwickshire Family History Guide

All Saints’ parish church, Billesley, Warwickshire, seen from the southwest David Stowell / All Saints Church, Billesley / CC BY-SA 2.0

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1817
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1816

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Billesley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BILLESLEY, a parish in Stratford-on-Avon district, Warwick; near the Stratford and Birmingham canal, 4 miles WNW of Stratford r. station. Post Town, Stratford-on-Avon. Acres, 750. Real property, £786. Pop., 35. Houses, 6. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £300. Patrons, M. Miles, Esq., and Rev. T. Higgins. The church is good.

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

Billesley. 4 miles E.S.E. Alcester. P. 31.

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

Billesley Manor. Richard Croft / Billesley Manor / CC BY-SA 2.0

Parish Records

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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