Stoke Warwickshire Family History Guide

Stoke is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1574
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1664

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Coventry St Peter
  • Coventry St Michael
  • Binley
  • Wyken

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOKE, a parish, with a village, in Foleshill district, Warwick; 2 miles ENE of Coventry r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of Stoke-Green, under Coventry. Acres, 920. Real property, £9,643. Pop. in 1851, 1,031; in 1861, 1,555. Houses, 325. The manor belongs to the corporation of Coventry. There are many fine villas. Ribbon-weaving is carried on. The living is a vicarage, united with Walsgrave, in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £333. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, and has been repaired and enlarged. There are an Independent chapel and a national school.

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

Administration

County: Warwickshire
Civil Registration District: Foleshill
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: Foleshill
Hundred: Knightlow
Province: Canterbury