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Whitnash, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Whitnash, a village and a parish in Warwickshire. The village is 1 mile SSE of Leamington, and has a post office under Leamington; money order and telegraph office, Leamington. The parish comprises 1239 acres; population, 520. There is a parish council consisting of six members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £368 with residence. Patron, Lord Leigh. The church is ancient, and contains some ancient monuments and brasses. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishWhitnash St. Margaret 
HundredKnightlow 
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 Whitnash:

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1679-19761679-19981679-1917

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 Whitnash from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Whitnash 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 districtCV31
Post TownLeamington Spa