Merevale, Warwickshire Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Warwickshire Parishes

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.


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

AC = Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (Ancestry) - (£).[2][3]
Merevale, Warwickshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1727-1812 1727-1812 1727-1812 1727-1812 1727-1812 1727-1812
AC 1813-1899 1813-1899

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.



  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 13 November 2013.
  2. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812,', Ancestry, accessed 13 June 2014.
  3. 'Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1910,', Ancestry, accessed 1 July 2014.