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Ward End, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Ward End, an ecclesiastical parish in Aston parish, Warwickshire. It is included in the city of Birmingham, and has a post office under Birmingham; money order office, Washwood Heath; telegraph office, Saltley. It was constituted in 1870, and includes Little Bromwich hamlet. Population, 1116. Ward End Hall and Ward End House are the chief residences. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Worcester; net, value, £139 with residence. Patron, the Aston Trustees. The church was rebuilt in 1835.

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 parishAston 
Poor Law unionAston 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ward End from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Ward End 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 districtB8
Post TownBirmingham