Westwood Warwickshire Family History Guide

Westwood is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Warwickshire, created in 1846 from Stoneleigh Ancient Parish. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1634
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Berkswell
  • Coventry St Thomas
  • Coventry St Peter
  • Kenilworth
  • Allesley
  • Stoneleigh
  • Coventry St John the Baptist
  • Stivichall

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WESTWOOD, a chapelry in Stoneleigh parish, Warwick; near Kenilworth r. station. It was constituted in 1846; and its Post town is Kenilworth. Pop., 620. Houses, 143. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £150. Patron, the Vicar of Stoneleigh. The church is modern.

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: Stonleigh
Poor Law Union: Warwick
Hundred: Knightlow
Province: Canterbury