Corley Warwickshire Family History Guide

Corley parish church, Corley, North Warwickshire
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

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Corley

  • Fillongley
  • Astley
  • Exhall
  • Bedworth
  • Keresley with Coundon
  • Allesley

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