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Curdworth, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Curdworth, a village and a parish in Warwickshire. The village stands near the river Tame, the Fazeley Canal, 1½ mile N of Water-Orton station on the M.R., and 3 miles NNW of Coleshill, and has a post office under Birmingham; money order office, Minworth; telegraph office, Water Orton. Acreage of civil parish, 1657; population, 292; of ecclesiastical, 758. The ecclesiastical parish includes the two civil parishes of Cudworth and Minworth, which are separated from one another by a spur (½ mile wide) from the parish of Suttoa Coldfield. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; value, £350 with residence. The church is Early English. There is a Wesleyan chapel, and a Congregation;!.! chapel at Minworth. Dunton Hall is now an agricultural training school.

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 parishCurdworth St. Nicholas 
HundredHemlingford 
Poor Law unionAston 

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


Church Records

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

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1653-19871653-19931653-1967

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 Curdworth from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Curdworth 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.

DistrictNorth Warwickshire
CountyWarwickshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtB76
Post TownSutton Coldfield