Binley Warwickshire Family History Guide

St Bartholomew's Church Binley in Coventry, Warwickshire
St Bartholomew's Church Binley in Coventry, Warwickshire by PC (Wikipedia Takes Coventry participant). This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.


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

  • Wolston
  • Coventry St Peter
  • Combe Fields
  • Coventry St Michael
  • Brinklow
  • Stoke
  • Wyken

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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Maps

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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