Wroxhall, Warwickshire Family History Guide

Wroxall is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.

Alternative names: Wroxhall

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1586

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Wroxhall

  • Honiley
  • Baddesley Clinton
  • Rowington
  • Hatton
  • Temple Balsall
  • Haseley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WROXHALL, a parish in the district and county of Warwick; 2½ miles ESE of Kingswood r. station, and 6 NW of Warwick. Post town, Warwick. Acres, 1,735. Real property, £3,049. Pop., 144. Houses, 35. The manor, with W. abbey, belonged to the Bourgoynes, passed to the Wrens, and belongs now to J. Dugdale, Esq. A Benedictine nunnery was founded here in the time of Stephen by Hugh de Hatton, and was given, at the dissolution, to the Bourgoynes. The living is a donative in the diocese of Worcester. Value, not reported. Patron, J. Dugdale, Esq. The church is part of the old nunnery structure. Charities, £129.

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

Wroxall, 6 miles N.W. Warwick. P. 176.

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

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