Tanworth Salter’s Street Warwickshire Family History Guide

Tanworth Salter’s Street is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Warwickshire, created in 1843 from Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Earlswood

Parish church: St Patrick

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

See also Tanworth in Arden

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Salters-Street, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish of Tanworth, union of Solihull, Warwick division of the hundred of Kington, S. division of the county of Warwick, 2 ½ miles (W by N) from Hockley; containing 1010 inhabitants. It is bounded on the north-east by the turnpike-road between Birmingham and Henley, and is intersected by the Birmingham and Stratford canal. Brick-making is carried on. The living is in the patronage of the Vicar of Tanworth, and has a net income of £150, paid by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The church was erected in 1840, at a cost of £1,400, derived from land sold to the Canal Company, and is a neat building with a cupola. A boys’ and girls’ school is supported by subscription, aided by an endowment.

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.

Parish Records

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court – Tanworth Salter’s Street

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court – Earlswood

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

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Administration

  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Solihull
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Warwick
  • Poor Law Union: Solihull
  • Hundred: Kington
  • Province: Canterbury

Further Reading

Earlswood: A History of Earlswood and the Surrounding Area by Valerie Ann Tonks