Corley Warwickshire Family History Guide

Corley parish church, Corley, North Warwickshire, seen from the south by Snowmanradio. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1540
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

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Parishes adjacent to Corley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CORLEY, a parish in Meriden district, Warwick; 3½ miles W of Longford and Exhall r. station, and 4½ NW of Coventry. Post town, Fillongley, under Coventry. Acres, 1,378. Real property, £3,525. Pop., 327. Houses, 78. The property is subdivided. A spot here was a chief station in the trigonometrical survey; and commands an extensive view. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £400. Patron, A. F. Gregory, Esq. The church is ancient; and its nave was recently restored. There is a national school.

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

Parish Records

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County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Meriden
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: Meriden
Hundred: Hemlingford
Province: Canterbury