Willey Warwickshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Leonard

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1660
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1664

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Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WILLEY, a parish in the district of Lutterworth and county of Warwick; 2¼ miles S by W of Ullesthorpe r. station, and 3¼ W of Lutterworth. It has a post-office under Lutterworth. Acres, 970. Real property, £1,349. Pop., 141. Houses, 29. The property is divided chiefly among five. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £291. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient but good.

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

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  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Lutterworth
  • 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: Coventry
  • Poor Law Union: Lutterworth
  • Hundred: Knightlow
  • Province: Canterbury