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Warton or Waverton, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Warton or Waverton, an ecclesiastical parish in Polesworth parish, Warwickshire, 1½ mile NE of Polesworth station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 miles N of Atherstone, with a post office under Atherstone; money order and telegraph office, Polesworth. It was constituted in 1849. Population, 550. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £143 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Polesworth. The church is a modern edifice in the Early English style. There is a Baptist chapel.

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

Church Records

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

BaptismsMarriagesBurials
1849-1922 1849-1863
See Polesworth for earlier records.

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.