DIOCESE: Lichfield HUNDRED: Hemlingford UNION: Atherstone
ADJOINING PARISHES: Bentley, Merevale, Atherstone, the Leicestershire parishes of Witherley and Fenny Drayton, Caldecote, Nuneaton, Ansley.
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1576-1990 Marriages: 1576-1990 Burials: 1576-1982 Banns 1845-1958. Hartshill, Christenings: 1848-1957 Marriages: 1848-1965 Burials: 1848-1918 (with gaps) Banns 1856-1962
Bishop's Transcripts : 1660-1855 LIC Begin c1833 WOR
IGI: Christenings: 1576-1885, Marriages: 1576-1895. Hartshill Christenings: 1848-1875 Marriages: 1848-1876 and Chapel End Meeting and Providence Chapel Ansley Independent
Christenings: 1789-1837 (see Ansley) Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
REGISTER COPIES; Christenings: 1576-1900 Marriages: 1576-1900 Burials: 1576-1982
Banns 1845-1990. Also Hartshill Christenings: 1848-1947 Marriages: 1848-1965 Burials:
1848-1918 Banns1856-1969 NUN
Marriages: 1871-1876 Burials: 1869-1982 COV
NONCONFORMIST: Congregational: Hartshill, Chapel End
Z 1789-1837 PRO
Z 1799-1837,1841-1912 Marriages: 1854-1912 Burials: 1854-1929 M Christenings: 1858-1923 WAR
Providence Chapel Records see Ansley
IGI (History of) Chapel End Congregational Church 1840-1940
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: (The churchyard has been described as the
most attractive in Warwickshire, with many memorials made of
Leicestershire slate and very well preserved in consequence).
St. Peter BMSGH m/fiche , WAR , SoG , BIR
Hartshill Atherstone Cemetery BMSGH m/fiche , WAR , SoG , BIR
PROBATE RECORDS: LIC
RETURNS: All (inc.Hartshill)
1881 and Hartshill and Oldbury BIR
1881 BCP , BMSGH(PS)
Poor Law inc. Hartshill c1690-1860
OTHER SOURCES: Jee of Hartshill, deeds 17th-19th centuries
including quarries, family papers etc.
Legal papers of John Ludford of Ansley Hall.
Inventory of Nathaniel Newton of Hartshill 1741/1742.
Ward, Driver and Spencer families, deeds, accounts, etc.
Map of Benjamin Bartlet's estate 1768 (Hartshill).
Plan of Rowland Okeover's estate (Oldbury) 1728.
Manduessum Romanorum, being the history and antiquities of the parish of Mancetter with the hamlets of Hartshill, Oldbury and Atherstone, B.Bartlett, 1791.
Heavdred's Hill, Farmers and Friends 1400-1800 (Part 4 of a history of Hartshill and Oldbury), J.Allen, 1977: Part 5, the Nineteenth Century 1978