St Bartholomew's Church Binley in Coventry, Warwickshire
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Status: Originally a Chapelry to Coventry Holy Trinity succeeded by Binley Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names: Binley Woods

Other places in the parish include: Earnsford

Parish church: St Bartholomew

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1660 see also Coventry Holy Trinity
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1665

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Binley

Historical Descriptions

Binley

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

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St Bartholomew’s Church, Binley, Coventry, West Midlands, England. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Binley, a parish in Foleshill district, Warwick; on the river Sow, adjacent to the Northwestern railway, 2 ½ miles E of Coventry. It includes the liberty of Earnsford; and its post-town is Coventry. Acres, 2,470. Real property, £2,356. Pop., 196. Houses, 51. The manor belongs to Earl Craven; and Binley Hall is the seat of the Lloyds. The living is a donative in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £52. Patron, Earl Craven. The church was built by the sixth Lord Craven, and is a Grecian structure, with a medallioned roof. Charities, £6. Wagstaffe, the nonjuring bishop, was a native.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Binley with Earnsford, 3 miles E. Coventry. P. 233

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

Earnsford

Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Earnsford, a liberty in Binley parish, Warwick; on the river Sow, near the Northwestern railway, 2 miles SE of Coventry.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Earnsford, a liberty, in the parish of Binley, union of Foleshill, Kirby division of the hundred of Knightlow, N. division of the county of Warwick, 3 ¼ miles (E.S.E.) from Coventry.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Parish Records

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Administration

County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Foleshill
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: Coventry
Poor Law Union: Foleshill
Hundred: Knightlow
Province: Canterbury