Wixford Warwickshire Family History Guide

Wixford is a chapelry of Exhall (near Alcester) Ancient Parish in Warwickshire.

Alternative names: Wigglesford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1540

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Wixford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WIXFORD, a parish in Alcester district, Warwick; on the river Arrow, and on the Barnt-Green, Redditch, and Tewkesbury railway, 2 miles S of Alcester. It has a postal letter-box under Redditch, a r. station, and an inn. Acres, 530. Real property, £1,204. Pop., 123. Houses, 31. The manor belongs to Sir W. Throckmorton. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Exhall. The church is ancient.

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

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Wixford, 2 miles S. Alcester. P. 121

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

Poll Books

Wixford, Warwickshire Poll Book 1868

Below are the names of those that voted in the election of November 1868 between Lord Hyde. Sir R. N. C. Hamilton, Bart., K.C.B. H. C. Wise, Esq. John Hardy, Esq.

Poll Book, South Warwickshire Election, November 1868.

Alcester Polling District


No. and Name of Voter.

List 1.

570 Bomford, Ebenezer

571 Cox, John

572 Dyke, George

List 2.

573 Elton, Thomas

574 Hopkins, Henry

575 Wilkes, Joshua


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