Churchover Warwickshire Family History Guide

Churchover is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Alternative names: Church Over

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1658
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Newton and Biggin
  • Lutterworth
  • Cotesbach
  • Newbold on Avon
  • Harborough Magna
  • Brownsover
  • Shawell
  • Monks Kirby

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHURCH-OVER, a parish in Rugby district, Warwick, on the verge of the county, Watling-street, and the Midland railway, 4¼ miles N by E of Rugby. It has a post office under Rugby. Acres, 1,440. Real property, £3,652. Pop., 357. Houses, 72. The property is divided among a few. The parish is a meet for the Atherstone hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £270. Patron, H. Grimes, Esq. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel and charities, £24.

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Rugby
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: Rugby
Hundred: Knightlow
Province: Canterbury