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Wolverton or Wolverington, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Wolverton or Wolverington, a parish in Warwickshire, 1¼ mile S of Claverdon station on the G.W.R., and 5 miles N of Stratford-on-Avon. Post town, Stratford-on-Avon; money order and telegraph office, Snitterfield. Acreage, 1160; population, 151. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £211 with residence. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1869. It contains an ancient font and some ancient monuments and glass.

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 parishWolverton St. Mary 
HundredBarlichway 
Poor Law unionStratford-upon-Avon 

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


Church Records

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

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1680-19681687-19911680-1968

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 Wolverton or Wolverington from the following:


Land and Property

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


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.