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Wilmcote, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Wilmcote, a hamlet in Astor Cantlow parish, and an ecclesiastical parish partly also in Old Stratford parish, Warwickshire. The hamlet is 3½ miles NW of Stratford-upon-Avon, and has a station on the G.W.R., and a post office under Stratford-upon-Avon; money order office, Stratford-upon-Avon; telegraph office, Shottery. The ecclesiastical parish includes also the village of Pathlow and a portion of Stratford. Population, 552. There are extensive quarry and cement works. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £56 with residence. Patron, the Society for the Maintenance of the Faith. The church was erected in 1841. There is a Congregational chapel.

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 parishOld Stratford 

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

Church Records

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


Most of the records prior to 1911 have been digitised and are available on
See Aston Cantlow for earlier records.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wilmcote from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Wilmcote 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 districtCV37
Post TownStratford-Upon-Avon