Warton Warwickshire Family History Guide

Warton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Warwickshire, created in 1849 from Polesworth Ancient Parish. 

Alternative names: Waverton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1631
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1669

Nonconformists include: General Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WARTON, or Waverton, a chapelry in Polesworth parish, Warwick; 1½ mile NE of Polesworth r. station. It was constituted in 1849; and its Post town is Polesworth, under Tamworth. Pop., 582. Houses, 141. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £122. Patron, the Vicar of Polesworth. There is a Baptist chapel.

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


  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Atherstone
  • 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: Arden
  • Poor Law Union: Atherstone
  • Hundred: Hemlingford
  • Province: Canterbury