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New Bilton, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Bilton, New, a parish and practically a suburb of the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, but not in anyway included in it. It has a post office under Rugby, which is the money order and telegraph office. Population, 1091. It was assigned a separate ecclesiastical district in the parish of Bilton. In 1868, when the church was consecrated, it became under the 15th section of Act 6 & 7 Vie. a parish for ecclesiastical purposes, known by the name of The New Parish of New Bilton. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £189 with residence. The church was built and endowed by the rector of Bilton, assisted by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners and subscribers, and was enlarged in 1881. The Rugby Portland Cement Company Iiave works here, and brick-making is also carried on.

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

Church Records

The Warwickshire County Record Office hold the following registers for New Bilton:


Most of the records prior to 1911 have been digitised and are available on

Land and Property

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


Online maps of New Bilton 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.

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtCV21
Post TownRugby