Lillington Warwickshire Family History Guide

Lillington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Bible Christians

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LILLINGTON, a parish, with a village, in the district and county of Warwick; 1½ mile NNE of Leamington r. station, and 3 NE of Warwick. Post town, Leamington. Acres, 1,324. Real property, £6,460. Pop. in 1851, 309; in 1861, 480. Houses, 87. The increase of pop. arose from increase of house accommodation. The property is subdivided. The manor and most of the land belong to H.Wise, Esq. Lillington House is the seat of J. Montgomery, Esq.; Blakedown House, of A. S. Field, Esq.; and Elm Bank, of T. L. Stanger-Leathes, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £327. Patron, H.Wise, Esq. The church is ancient; belonged once to the monks of Kenilworth; was restored in 1847, and enlarged in 1858; consists now of nave, aisles, and chancel, with embattled tower; and has a fine stained glass E window. There are a national school and a working-men’s reading-room.

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


County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Warwick
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: Stonleigh
Poor Law Union: Warwick
Hundred: Knightlow
Province: Canterbury