Great Alne Warwickshire Family History Guide

Great Alne is a chapelry of Kinwarton Ancient Parish in Warwickshire. 

Alternative names: Round Alne

Parish church: St. Mary Magdalene

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1605
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1616

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALNE (Great), a parish in Alcester district, Warwick; on the river Alne, 5 miles W by S of Bearley r station, and 6½ NW of Stratford-on-Avon. It has a post office under Birmingham. Acres, 1,753. Real property, £3,028. Pop., 347. Houses, 89. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Kinwarton, in the diocese of Worcester. The church is good. Charities, £28.

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

Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Great Alne, (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, in the union of Alcester, Alcester division of the hundred of Barlichway, S. division of the county of Warwick, 2¾ miles (N. E. by E.) from Alcester; containing 404 inhabitants. It comprises by computation 1800 acres, and is bounded on the south, and partly on the east, by the river Alne. The living is a rectory, annexed, with the perpetual curacy of Weethley, to the rectory of Kinwarton: the church has been enlarged within the last few years. Part of the glebe belonging to Kinwarton rectory is situated in this parish.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

The History Topography and Directory of Warwickshire 1830

Great and Little Alne stand on the river Alne, near its junction with the Arrow.  This manor was bestowed on the monks of Winchcomb Abbey, in Gloucestershire, at an early period, but since the dissolution it has had various possessors.

Source: The History Topography and Directory of Warwickshire 1830. Wm. West. Printed and Published by R. Wrightson, Athenaeum, New-Street; and sold by Baldwin and Craddock, and Hurst, Chance and Co., London. 1830.


  • 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