The village is four miles north east of Stratford and was sometimes known as Bishop's Hampton. The present church, designed by Rickman in 1826 was altered by Sir Gilbert Scott. The Rectory dates from the seventeenth century. There is a thatched village pump.

DIOCESE: Worcester HUNDRED: Barlichway UNION: Stratford

ADJOINING PARISHES: Snitterfield, Fulbrook, Barford, Wasperton, Charlecote, Wellesbourne, Alveston, Bishopton.

Parish Registers: Christenings: 1556-1977 Marriages: 1556-1969 Burials: 1556-1992 Banns 1829-1891.

Bishop's Transcripts : 1683-1686 This parish was never in the diocese, but transcripts for three years are among the diocesan records LIC Begin 1603 WOR

IGI: Christenings: 1602-1700. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)

REGISTER COPIES: CMB 1559-1812 Marriages: 1553-1812 BOYD MISC , SoG

MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: Church and Yard STR . St. Peter. BMSGH m/fiche . WAR , SoG , BIR

PROBATE RECORDS: (A Peculiar of the Rector) Wills, admons and Inventories with Index 1678-1795 STR
Others at WOR

1851 BIR , SoG
1851 BMSGH SI v.11 SoG , BIR
1851 vIX (RR) , SoG
1881 BCP : BMSGH(PS)

Burial 1813-1837
Marriage 1796-1812

MANORIAL RECORDS: Late 17th century STR Population and Agriculture on a Warwickshire Manor in the later Middle Ages, based on a study of Hampton Lucy and Hatton, University of Birmingham Historical Journal Vol.XI No.2.

OTHER SOURCES: Plan of Hampton Lucy Meadow by James Fish 1720.
Village History Scrap Book 1955-1956. W.I. Scrapbook 1965.

[Last updated: 18th March 2013 ]