Merevale, Warwickshire Genealogy

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England
Warwickshire
Warwickshire Parishes
Merevale


Merevale, Warwickshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hemlingford; Sparkenhoe
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Atherstone
Registration District Atherstone
Records begin
Parish registers: 1727
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Arden
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Merevale
Location of Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office

Parish History

Merevale (St. Mary), is a parish, in the union of Atherstone, partly in the hundred of Sparkenhoe, on the S. division of the county of Leicester, and partly in the Atherstone division of the hundred of Hemlingford, in the N. division of the county of Warwick, it is 1½ mile (W. by S.) from Atherstone. The river Anker bounds that part of the parish which is situated in Leicestershire.[1] Part of this parish is in Leicestershire. See also Merevale, Leicestershire.

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Merevale parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Warwickshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Warwickshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC 1 = Warwickshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
ANC 2 = Warwickshire, England, Church of England Records (Ancestry) - ($)
MyH = England, Warwickshire Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (MyHeritage) - ($)
TGEN = Warwickshire Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Merevale Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1535-1963
1535-1963
1535-1963
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1532-2009
1522-2013
1526-2011
FMP Banns

1558-2011


ANC 1 1535-1812
1535-1812
1535-1812
ANC 2 1813-1910
1754-1910
1813-1910
MyH 1538-1900
1538-1900
1538-1900
TGEN 1538-1920s
1538-1920s
1538-1920s
JOIN

1538-1837


NBI



1538-1935
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Information about the parish may be found on Warwickshire Online Parish Clerks. Records are also available at the Warwickshire County Record Office.

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Leicestershire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 13 November 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk