Bulkington Warwickshire Family History Guide

Bulkington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Other places in the parish include: Weston in Arden, Weston, Ryton, Marston Jabbett, Bramcott, Bramcote, Barnacle, and Wolvershill.

Parish church: St. James

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1606
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Shilton
  • Wolvey
  • Exhall
  • Bedworth
  • Burton Hastings
  • Walsgrave on Sowe
  • Attleborough
  • Foleshill
  • Chilvers Coton

Historical Descriptions

Bulkington

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BULKINGTON, a village and a parish in Nuneaton district, Warwick. The village stands near the Coventry canal and the Trent Valley railway, 4 miles SE by S of Nuneaton; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Rugby. The parish includes also the hamlets of Marston-Jabbett, Ryton, Weston-in-Arden, Wolvershill, and parts of Barnacle and Bramcott. Acres, 4,510. Real property, £9,358. Pop., 1,858. Houses, 450. The property is much subdivided. Many of the inhabitants are ribbon-weavers. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £253. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good; and there are three dissenting chapels, fine Church schools built in 1862, and charities £68.

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

Bramcott A Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Bramcott, a hamlet, in the parish of Bulkington, union of Nuneaton, Kirby division of the hundred of Knightlow, N. division of the county of Warwick, 4 miles (S. E.) from Nuneaton ; containing 73 inhabitants.

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: Nuneaton
  • 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: Nuneaton
  • Hundred: Knightlow
  • Province: Canterbury