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Stockton, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Stockton, a village and a parish in Warwickshire. The village is 4 miles NW of Marton station on the L. & N.W.R., and 2 NE of Southam. A branch line of the L. & N.W.R. from Leamington to Daventry runs through Stockton, and has a station in the parish opened in 1895. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Rugby. The parish comprises 1391 acres; population, 702. There is a parish council consisting of six members. Stockton House is the chief residence. Blue lias lime is largely manufactured. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £180 with residence. Patron, New College, Oxford. The church belonged originally to the priory of Hereford, and was erected early in the 14th century. The nave and N aisle were rebuilt in 1863, and the S aisle in 1873.

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 parishStockton St. Michael 
HundredKnightlow 
Poor Law unionSoutham 

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


Church Records

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

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1566-19981567-19741566-1932

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 Stockton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Stockton 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.

DistrictStratford-on-Avon
CountyWarwickshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtCV47
Post TownSoutham