Wardley Rutland Family History Guide

Photo of St Botolph's parish church, Wardley, Rutland
Photo of St Botolph's parish church, Wardley, Rutland, seen from the southwest Date by Chris Stafford, some rights reserved.


Wardley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutland. Belton is a chapelry of Wardley.

Parish church: St. Botolph

Parish registers begin: 1574

Parishes adjacent to Wardley

  • Belton
  • Stockerston
  • Ridlington
  • Beaumont Chase
  • Ayston
  • Alexton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Wardley, a parish in Uppingham district, Rutland; 2½ miles W by N of Uppingham, and 4¼ SW of Manton r. station. Post town, Uppingham. Acres, 1,550. Real property, £1,158. Pop., 68. Houses, 13. The manor belongs to the Rev. J. H. Fludyer. The living is a rectory, united with Belton, in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £389. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old.

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

Church of England parish church of St Botolph, Wardley, Rutland: interior of nave, looking east towards the chancel.
Church of England parish church of St Botolph, Wardley, Rutland: interior of nave, looking east towards the chancel. The copyright on this image is owned by Chris Stafford and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

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Administration

  • County: Rutlandshire
  • Civil Registration District: Uppingham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rutland
  • Poor Law Union: Uppingham
  • Hundred: Oakham Soke
  • Province: Canterbury