DIOCESE: Lichfield HUNDRED: Knightlow UNION: Nuneaton
ADJOINING PARISHES: Chilvers Coton , Bedworth , Exhall (Near Coventry) , Corley , Fillongley , Arley , Ansley .
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1670-1985 Marriages: 1676-1981 Burials: 1671-1953 Banns 1755-1942
Bishop's Transcripts : 1676-1864 (gaps) LIC Begin c1858 WOR
IGI: Christenings: 1670-1878, Marriages: 1683-1719, 1755-1836. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
REGISTER COPIES: Marriages: 1675-1818 STR
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: Church and Yard
St.Mary the Virgin BMSGH.m/fiche WAR SoG BIR
PROBATE RECORDS: LIC
1782 All named with ages WAR CamGp
1831 Householders named with household numbers WAR
1851 vVI (RR) SoG
1881 BCP BMSGH(PS)
INDEXES See Appendix II
Poor Law c1690-1860
DEEDS: Deeds, wills etc, deposit of Herbert & Franklin, solicitors, Banbury. .
OTHER SOURCES: Newdigate family papers (contains survey of the inhabitants of the parish).
Carr-Gregg of Astley, family papers 1792-1932 (includes Upton family papers).
Family papers of the Templetown family 1792-1932.
The History of Astley and its parish church, I. Carr-Gregg, 1929.