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Wasperton, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Wasperton, a parish in Warwickshire, on the river Avon, 4 miles S by W of Warwick. It has a post office under Warwick; money order and telegraph office, Barford. Acreage, 1653; population, 225. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £129 with residence. Patron, the Rector of Hampton Lucy. The church was formerly a chapel of ease to Hampton Lucy, and has been rebuilt.

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 parishWasperton St. John the Baptist 
HundredKington 
Poor Law unionWarwick 

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


Church Records

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

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1538-19261538-19801538-1978

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 Wasperton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Wasperton 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.

DistrictWarwick
CountyWarwickshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtCV35
Post TownWarwick