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Snitterfield, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Snitterfield, a village and a parish in Warwickshire. The village stands 4 miles NNE of Stratford-on-Avon, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Stratford-on-Avon, and a library and newsroom. The parish comprises 3912 acres; population, 790. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Ingon Grange and the Wolds are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1882. There is a Wesleyan chapel. The poet Jago was vicar.

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 parishSnitterfield St. James 
Poor Law unionStratford-upon-Avon 

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

Church Records

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


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 Snitterfield from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Snitterfield 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 districtCV37
Post TownStratford-Upon-Avon