Newton and Biggin Warwickshire Family History Guide

Newton and Biggin is a chapelry of Clifton upon Dunsmore Ancient Parish in Warwickshire. 

Alternative names: Newton

Other places in the parish include: Biggin. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Catthorpe
  • Brownsover
  • Clifton upon Dunsmore
  • Lilbourne
  • Shawell
  • Churchover

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NEWTON and BIGGIN, a township in Clifton-on-Dunsmore parish, Warwick; 1½ mile N of Clifton village. Acres, 1,160. Real property, £2,739. Pop., 282. Houses, 62. The manor belongs to W. M. Parsons, Esq. Cave, the friend of Dr. Johnson, and the originator of the Gentleman's Magazine, was a native.

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

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: Marton
Poor Law Union: Rugby
Hundred: Knightlow
Province: Canterbury