Alveston Warwickshire Family History Guide

Alveston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Other places in the parish include: Tiddington Ville and Tiddington.

Parish church: St James

Parish registers begin: 1539

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Alveston

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Alveston, formerly called Aulston, a parish in the Snitterfield division of the hund. of Barlichway, Stratford-on-Avon union, Warwickshire; 2 miles north-east from Stratford-on-Avon. Living, a vicarage in the dio. of Worcester, exempt from the visitation of the archdeacon; rated at £6, and in the parliamentary returns at £130; gross income £223. The church contains some fine monuments of the Lucy family. Patron, the rector of Hampton-Lucy. The great and small tithes were commuted in 1771. There is a small daily school here. Charities connected with this parish yield a yearly revenue of £47. The village stands in an agreeable neighbourhood, and finely wooded country, near the Avon; and has been called from the salubrity of its air, the Montpelier of England. A new church has been built here. Pop., in 1801, 465; in 1831, 650. Houses 135. Acres 4,300. A. P. £6,561. Poor rates, in 1837, £431. — To the westward of Alveston rise the Welcombe hills.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Alveston, 2 miles N.E. Stratford-on-Avon. P. 793

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

Parish Records

People from Alveston Warwickshire can be found in the following records.

Birth, Marriage, & Death Records – FamilySearch

England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
England Marriages, 1538–1973
England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991
England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944
Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007
England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912
United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014
British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938
England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010
England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991

Census Records – FamilySearch

England and Wales Census, 1871
England and Wales Census, 1881
England and Wales Census, 1901
England and Wales Census, 1911
England and Wales Census, 1861
England and Wales Census, 1891
England and Wales Census, 1851
England and Wales Census, 1841
Ireland Census, 1911

Migration Records – FamilySearch

United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956
Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954
New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965

Military Records – FamilySearch

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

Probate & Court Records – FamilySearch

South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989


Alveston Bennett’s Business Directory for Warwickshire, 1914

Postcards of Alveston Warwickshire

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Maps of Alveston Warwickshire

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  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Stratford on Avon
  • Probate Court: Post-1850 – Court of the Bishop of Worcester, Pre-1851 – Court of the Peculiar of Hampton Lucy
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Kineton
  • Poor Law Union: Stratford on Avon
  • Hundred: Barlinchway
  • Province: Canterbury

Further Reading

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