Griff

GRIFF, a hamlet, in the parish of Chilvers-Coton, union of Nuneaton, Atherstone division of the hundred of Hemlingford, N. division of the county of Warwick; containing 263 inhabitants. This place, in the reign of Elizabeth, was purchased by the Giffard family, from whom it passed to the Newdigates, of Arbury. It lies about two miles south of Nuneaton, on the road to Coventry, and west of the Coventry canal.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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