Exhall (near Alcester), Warwickshire Family History Guide

Alternative names: Exhall and Wixford, Exhall with Wixford

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Giles

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1605
  • Bishop's Transcripts: 1612

Nonconformists include:

Other places in the parish: Grafton, Little Britain 

Parishes adjacent to Exhall

Historical Descriptions

Exhall

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Exhall, a parish in Alcester district, Warwick; near Icknield-street and the river Arrow, 2 miles SE of Alcester, and 6 W by N of Stratford-on-Avon r. Station. It includes the hamlets of Little Britain and Grafton; and is "the Dudging Exhall" of Shakespeare. Post-town, Alcester, under Bromsgrove. Acres, 780. Real property, £1,310. Pop., 203. Houses, 54. The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Wixford, in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £409. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old, and was restored, in 1862, at a cost of £900. Bentley's school has £7; and other charities £13.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Exhall, a parish in the Stratford division of Barlichway, union of Alcester, county of Warwick; 2 miles south-east of Alcester. Living, a rectory annexed to the curacy of Wigglesford, in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £8 17s. 3½d.; gross income £423. Patron, the Lord-chancellor. Charities, in 1825, £1 11s. 6d. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £24 1s. Acres 780. Houses 44. A P. £862. Pop., in 1801, 129; in 1831, 241

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Exhall, 2 miles S.E. Alcester. P. 207

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Grafton

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Grafton, a hamlet in Exhall parish, Warwick; 2 miles SE of Alcester. Pop., 79

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

Poll Books

Exhall, Warwickshire Poll Book 1868

Below are the names of those that voted in the South Warwickshire Election, 1868.

Exhall

236 Bomford, Henry

237

238 Crump, Joseph

239 Harman, William

240 Henley, Thomas

241 Henley, Charles

212 Husband, Edmund Thomas

243 Johnson, Joseph

244 Tredwell, George, sen.

245 Wadams, John

List 2.

246 Collett, Samuel

217 Cleftin, John

248 Cowper, George

249 Hendley, William

250 Ingram, John James

251 Wilkes, Edward

252 Wilkes, John

Total 5 5 10 10

Grafton, Warwickshire Poll Book 1868

 

Below are the names of those that voted in the election of November 1868 between Lord Hyde. Sir R. N. C. Hamilton, Bart., K.C.B. H. C. Wise, Esq. John Hardy, Esq.

Poll Book, South Warwickshire Election, November 1868.

Alcester Polling District

Grafton

No. and Name of Voter.

List 1.

253 Baylis, George

254 Caldicott, William

255 Cox, Lamb William, Rev.

256 Davis, John

257 Elton, John

258 Fisher, Joseph

259

260 Hutchings, Thomas

261 Johnson, William

262 King, Thomas

263 Perks, Henry

264 Pool, Sidney

265 Ransford, Alfred

266 Rogers, Richard

267 Smith, William

268 Wynn, William

List 2.

269 Coney, Herbert

270 Harward, Walter

271 Wilkes, Charles

Administration

  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Alcester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Warwick
  • Poor Law Union: Alcester
  • Hundred: Barlinchway
  • Province: Canterbury