Caldecote Warwickshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. David and St. Chad

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1725
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1674

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hartshill
  • Fenny Drayton
  • Nuneaton
  • Weddington
  • Higham on the Hill

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Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CALDECOTE, a parish in Nuneaton district, Warwick; on the Coventry canal and the Trent Valley railway, 2¼ miles NNW of Nuneaton. Post Town, Nuneaton. Acres, 686. Real property, £1,788. Pop., 130. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. Caldecote Hall was defended by the Abbots against Prince Rupert; and passed to the Hemmings. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £155. Patron, K. Fenton, Esq. The church is good.

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

Caldecote A Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Caldecote (St. David and St. Chad), a parish, in the union of Nuneaton, Atherstone division of the hundred of Hemlingford, N. division of the county of Warwick, 1 1/2 mile (N. N. W.) from Nuneaton; containing 93 inhabitants. The parish comprises by measurement 668 acre, and is intersected by the river Anker and the Coventry canal. On the north-east it is bounded by the Watling-street, which separates it from Leicestershire, and on the south-west by the road between Nuneaton and Atherstone. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's books at £6. 15., and in the gift of Dempster Heming, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £170. In 1647, George Abbot bequeathed land, directing the annual produce, about £4. 10., to be expended in teaching children.

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

FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Coventry, Nuneaton and District 1899: One Inch Sheet 169 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps - Inch to the Mile)

Newspapers

Nuneaton Advertiser Newspaper

Coventry Times Newspaper

Coventry Standard Newspaper

Coventry Herald Newspaper

Coventry Evening Telegraph Newspaper

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: Arden
  • Poor Law Union: Nuneaton
  • Hundred: Hemlingford
  • Province: Canterbury