Leek Wootton Warwickshire Family History Guide

Leek Wootton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire. 

Other places in the parish include: Hill Wootton. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1581
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: General Baptist and Roman Catholic.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Guy's Cliffe
  • Milverton
  • Warwick St Mary
  • Kenilworth
  • Ashow
  • Warwick St Nicholas
  • Lillington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LEEK-WOOTTON, a village and a parish in the district and county of Warwick. The village stands near the river Avon and the Leamington and Coventry railway, 1½ mile S by W of Kenilworth r. station, and 2 N of Warwick; and has a post office under Warwick. The parish contains also the hamlet of Hill-Wootton. Acres, 1,860. Real property, £4,389. Pop., 389. Houses, 93. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Lord Clarendon. Woodcote House is the seat of H.Wise, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £400. Patron, Lord Leigh. The church was rebuilt in 1792; has a new chancel, in the decorated English style, built in 1843; has also an embattled tower; is adorned, in its windows, with beautiful stained glass, partly put up in 1864; and contains several handsome monumental tablets. There are a national school and charities £18.

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

Administration

County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Warwick
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: Stonleigh
Poor Law Union: Warwick
Hundred: Knightlow
Province: Canterbury