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Frankton, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Frankton, a village and a parish in Warwickshire, near the Fosse Way and the river Learn, about a mile N of Birdingbury station on the Rugby, Leamington, and Warwick branch of the L. & N.W.R., and 6 miles SW of Rugby. Post town, Rugby; money order office, Stretton-on-Dunsmore; telegraph office, Dunchurch. Acreage, 1705; population, 238. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £123 with residence. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1872.

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 parishFrankton St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionRugby 

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

Church Records

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


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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Frankton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Frankton 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.

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtCV23
Post TownRugby