Frankton Warwickshire Family History Guide

Frankton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1677

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bourton on Dunsmore
  • Stretton upon Dunsmore
  • Wappenbury
  • Marton
  • Birdingbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FRANKTON, a parish in Rugby district, Warwick; near the Fosse way, the river Leam, and the Rugby and Warwick railway, about a mile from Birdingbury r. station, and 4½ miles WSW of Dunchurch. Post town, Marton, under Rugby. Acres, 1,636. Real property, £2,546. Pop., 239. Houses, 54. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £110. Patron, the Rev. J. Biddulph. The church is tolerable; and there are charities £15.

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