Wibtoft, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Warwickshire Parishes

Wibtoft, Warwickshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Knightlow
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Lutterworth
Registration District Lutterworth
Records begin
Parish registers: 1705; For more records see Claybrooke
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Guthlaxton
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester
Location of Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office

Parish History

WIBTOFT, a chapelry, in the parish of Claybrooke, union of Lutterworth, Kirby division of the hundred of Knightlow, N. division of the county of Warwick, 5½ miles (W. N. W.) from Lutterworth. [1]


Civil Registration

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Church records

Census records

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Probate records

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

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 564-565 Date accessed: 10 November 2013.