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Allesley, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Allesley, a village and a parish in Warwickshire, 2½ miles NW of Coventry, under which there is a post office; money order and telegraph office, Coventry. Acreage of the parish, 4257; population, 910. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, —£565. The church was originally a chapel belonging to the priory of Coventry; it was restored and enlarged in 1863. There is an endowed school. Allesley Hall, a country seat, is in this parish. At Eastern Green, a little to the SW, which was formed into an ecclesiastical parish in 1876, is a handsome church with a spire, built in 1875. The living is a vicarage in the gift of the rector of Allesley; net value, £198.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWarwickshire 
Ecclesiastical parishAllesley All Saints 
HundredKnightlow 
Poor Law unionMeriden 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

The Warwickshire County Record Office hold the following registers for Allesley:

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1569-19611562-19661562-1855

Most of the records prior to 1911 have been digitised and are available on Ancestry.co.uk


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Allesley from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Warwickshire is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Allesley are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Warwickshire papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Warwickshire 1619 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictCoventry
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtCV5
Post TownCoventry