Wappenbury Warwickshire Family History Guide

Wappenbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire. 

Other places in the parish include: Eathorpe. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1753
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1653

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic

Adjacent Parishes

  • Frankton
  • Weston under Wetherley
  • Bubbenhall
  • Stretton upon Dunsmore
  • Hunningham
  • Marton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WAPPENBURY, a parish in the district and county of Warwick: 2¾ miles WNW of Marton r. station, and 4¾ ENE of Leamington. It includes Eathorpe township, and has a post-office under Leamington. Acres, 1,550. Real property, £2,548. Pop., 251. Houses, 59. The manor belongs to Lord Clifford. Eathorpe Hall is the seat of S. Shepheard, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £70. Patron, Lord Clifford. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel, a Roman Catholic chapel, and charities £9.

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

Administration

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