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Little Lawford, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Lawford, Little, a township in Newbold-upon-Avon parish, Warwickshire, 3 miles W by N of Rugby. Post town, Long Lawford, under Rugby; money order and telegraph office, Rugby. Acreage, 444; population, 52. The manor belonged to the Allesleys, passed to the Boughtons, was the scene of the poisoning of Sir Theodosius Boughton in 1780, and went by sale in 1793 to the Caldecotts. The mansion is Holbrooke Grange, and superseded a previous mansion of the Boughtons.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWarwickshire 
Civil parishNewbold upon Avon 
Poor Law unionRugby 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Lawford from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Warwickshire 1619 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtCV23
Post TownRugby