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Upper Shuckburgh, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Shuckburgh, Upper, a village and a parish in Warwickshire, 5 miles W of Daventry station on the L. & N.W.R., and 6 E of Southam. Post town, Daventry; money order office, Napton; telegraph office, Stockton. Acreage, 1169; population, 57. The living is a donative united with the vicarage of Upper Shuckburgh in the diocese of Worcester. The manor has been in the possession of the Shuckburgh family since the reign of Henry VI. Shuckburgh Park is a fine mansion, situated in an extensive park. The church stands in the park, and is an ancient edifice, containing many monuments of the Shuckburgh family.

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 parishUpper Shuckburgh St. John the Baptist 
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 Upper Shuckburgh:


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 Upper Shuckburgh from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Upper Shuckburgh 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.