Nether Whitacre Warwickshire Family History Guide

Nether Whitacre is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1673

Nonconformists include: Presbyterian, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WHITACRE (Nether), a parish in Meriden district, Warwick; containing Whitacre-Junction r. station, and 3¼ miles ENE of Coleshill. It has a post-office under Birmingham. Acres, 2,210. Real property, £3,938. Pop., 479. Houses, 109. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £333. Patron, Earl Howe. The church is ancient but good. There are a Wesleyan chapel, an endowed school, and some charities.

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

Administration

County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Meriden
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: Meriden
Hundred: Hemlingford
Province: Canterbury