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Bishops Tachbrook or Tachbrook, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Bishops-Tachbrook or Tachbrook, a village and a parish in Warwickshire, on an affluent of the river Avon, near the Fosse Way, 2½ miles SW of Leamington, and 3½ SE of Warwick. The parish includes the hamlets of Tachbrook-Mallory and the Asps. It has a post office under Leamington Spa, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 3765; population, 584. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £227 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church shows Norman traces, and contains some fine monuments of the Wagstaffe family; the chancel was rebuilt in 1855.

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


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

Ancient CountyWarwickshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBishop's Tachbrook St. Chad 
Poor Law unionWarwick 

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

Church Records

The Warwickshire County Record Office hold the following registers for Bishops Tachbrook:


Most of the records prior to 1911 have been digitised and are available on

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 Bishops Tachbrook or Tachbrook from the following:

Land and Property

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

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.