Ashow, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Ashow The Assumption of Our Lady is  a 12 th century church and Ancient parish in the small village and civil parish of Ashow, which is close to

neighbouring Kenilworth, Warwickshire .

Ashow, is a parish in the district and county of Warwick; it is on the river Avon, and adjacent to Stoneleigh, near the Northwestern railway, 2½ miles ESE of Kenilworth. The post office is under Kenilworth.[1]


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

Bishop's Transcripts deposited at the Lichfield Record Bap 1663-1832 Marr 1633-1831 Bur 1663-1832

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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 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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites 


  1. Wilson, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.