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Bishopton, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Bishopton, a hamlet and a chapelry in Old Stratford parish, Warwickshire. The hamlet lies adjacent to the Stratford and Avon Canal, 1½ mile NW of Stratford-on-Avon. The chapelry is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £20 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Stratford. The church is a small modern edifice.

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 
Civil parishOld Stratford 
HundredBarlichway 

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


Church Records

The Warwickshire County Record Office hold the following registers for Bishopton Chapelry:

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1590-1749
1843-1966
1590-1749
1845-1944
1590-1749
1844-1965

Most of the records prior to 1911 have been digitised and are available on Ancestry.co.uk
See Stratford-on-Avon for the gap in registers.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bishopton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Bishopton 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.

DistrictStratford-on-Avon
CountyWarwickshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtCV37
Post TownStratford-Upon-Avon