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Weddington, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Weddington, a parish in Warwickshire, on the river Anker, 1 mile N of Nuneaton. Post town, Nuneaton. Acreage, 952; population, 100. Weddington Hall is a fine partly castellated mansion in the Tudor style. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £286 with residence. The church was built in 1733 on the foundations of the previous Norman church, the transept of which was retained. It contains a Norman font, a monument of 1598, and an altar-piece of the crucifixion, after Vandyck. The church was restored in 1881.

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 parishWeddington St. James 
HundredHemlingford 
Poor Law unionNuneaton 

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


Church Records

A transcript of the Weddington Parish Register, 1663-1812 is available to browse online.

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

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1788-19941777-19941798-1956

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 Weddington from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Weddington 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.

DistrictNuneaton and Bedworth
CountyWarwickshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtCV10
Post TownNuneaton