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Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Chilvers-Coton, a village and a parish in Warwickshire. The village stands adjacent to the Coventry Canal, adjoins Nuneaton, and has a station on the Coventry and Nuneaton branch of the L. & N.W.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Nuneaton. The parish includes also Griff hamlet, Arbury Park, and Nuneaton workhouse, and is a district under the Nuneaton and Chilvers local board. The parishes were united for sanitary purposes in 1893. Acreage, 4056; population, 3720. Ribbon-weaving and coal-mining are carried on; there are also brick and tile works, and an iron foundry. The manor belonged formerly to the monastery of Erdbury, and now to the Newdegate family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £ 215 with residence. The church is ancient, and there are Wes-leyan, Congregational, and Roman Catholic chapels. See ARBURY HALL.

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 parishChilvers-Coton All Saints 
Poor Law unionNuneaton 

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

Church Records

The Warwickshire County Record Office hold the following registers for Chilvers Coton:


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 Chilvers Coton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Chilvers Coton 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.

DistrictNuneaton and Bedworth
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtCV10
Post TownNuneaton