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Whitley, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Whitley, a village in Coventry St Michael parish, Warwickshire, 2 miles SSE of Coventry. Whitley Abbey, the seat of Viscount Hood, is a handsome mansion dating from the time of Elizabeth, but enlarged and partially rebuilt in 1812.

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

Church Records

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

See Coventry, Holy Trinity for earlier records.

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Whitley 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 districtCV3
Post TownCoventry