Lower Eatington Warwickshire Family History Guide

Lower Eatington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire. 

Alternative names: Eatington, Ettington

Other places in the parish include: Fulready, Lambcote, Upper Eatington, and Thornton. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1661
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1612

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Pillerton Hersey
  • Oxhill
  • Whatcote
  • Alderminster
  • Halford
  • Tredington
  • Loxley
  • Idlicote
  • Walton D'Eivile

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EATINGTON, a parish in Stratford-on-Avon district, Warwick; at the verge of the county, on the river Stour, near the Fosse way, 5½ miles SE by S of Stratford-on-Avon town and r. station. It contains Lower Eatington, Upper Eatington, Fulready, Lambcote, and Thornton; and has a post office under Stratford-on-Avon. Acres, 4,080. Real property, £5,057. Pop., 713. Houses, 155. Eatington Park is the seat of E. J. Shirley, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £154. Patron, E. J. Shirley, Esq. The church is modern; and there are three dissenting-chapels, a free school, and charities £34.

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

Administration

County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Stratford on Avon
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Worcester
Rural Deanery: Kineton
Poor Law Union: Stratford on Avon
Hundred: Kington
Province: Canterbury