Burton Hastings Warwickshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St Botolph

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1574
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BURTON-HASTINGS, a parish in the district of Hinckley and county of Warwick; on Watling-street and Ashby-de-la-Zouch canal, adjacent to the Trent Valley railway, 2 miles N of Bulkington r. station, and 3½ ESE of Nuneaton. Post Town, Bulkington, under Rugby. Acres, 1,910. Real property, £2,856. Pop., 199. Houses, 48. The manor belonged, in the time of Edward IV., to William Lord Hastings; and passed, by marriage, to the Cotton family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £87. Patron, W. Bucknill, Esq. The church is good; and there are charities £28.

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

Parish Records

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Nuneaton Advertiser Newspaper


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Hinckley
  • Probate Court: Pre-1837 – Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory), Post-1836 – Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Arden
  • Poor Law Union: Hinckley
  • Hundred: Knightlow
  • Province: Canterbury