Temple Grafton, Warwickshire Family History Guide

St Andrew's Church, Temple Grafton, Warwickshire
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Temple Grafton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Alternative names: Grafton Temple

Parish church: St Andrew

Parish registers begin: 1754

Nonconformists include: Baptist

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Historical Descriptions

Temple Grafton

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GRAFTON-TEMPLE, a parish in Stratford-on-Avon district, Warwick; near Icknield-street, 2¾ miles SE by E of Alcester r. station, and 5 W of Stratford-on-Avon. It is the "Hungry Grafton" of Shakspeare; it contains the townships of Arden-Grafton and Hillborough; and its post town is Alcester, under Bromsgrove. Acres, 1,830. Real property, £3,150; of which £100 are in quarries. Pop., 403. Houses, 94. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Knights Templars, and afterwards to the Knights Hospitallers. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £93. Patron, F. F. Bullock, Esq. The church is ancient but good; and consists of nave, chancel, and aisles. There is a Baptist chapel.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Grafton-Temple and Arden, a parish in the hund, of Barlichway, Stratford division, union of Stratford-on-Avon, county of Warwick; 2¾ miles south-east by east of Alcester. Living, a perpetual curacy in the archd. and dio. of Worcester, of the clear yearly value of £5 5s.; gross income £103. Patron, in 1835, F. F. Bullock, Esq. Tithes commuted in 1812. Here are 2 infant and 2 Sunday schools. Acres 1,830. Houses 66. A.P. £3,600. Pop., in 1801, 216; in 1831, 374. Poor rates, in 1838, £97 4s.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Temple-Grafton and Arden, 5 m. W. Stratford-on-Avon. P. 401

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Arden

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Arden — See Temple-Grafton.

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

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Parish Registers

Marriages

Temple Grafton Marriages 1612- 1812

Administration

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