Elmdon Warwickshire Family History Guide

Elmdon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1676

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hampton in Arden
  • Yardley
  • Sheldon
  • Bickenhill
  • Solihull

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ELMDON, a parish in Solihull district, Warwick; near the Birmingham and Warwick canal, the Birmingham and Warwick railway, and the Birmingham and Coventry railway, 2 miles N of Solihull r. station, and 6½ SE by E of Birmingham. Post town, Bickenhill, under Birmingham. Acres, 1,127. Real property, £2,269. Pop., 206. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Spooners. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £230. Patron, not reported. The church is good.

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: Solihull
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: Solihull
Hundred: Hemlingford
Province: Canterbury