DIOCESE: Lichfield HUNDRED: Hemlingford UNION: Tamworth
ADJOINING PARISHES: Newton Regis, Appleby, Norton Juxta Twycross, Orton on the Hill (these last three in Leicestershire), Polesworth
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1558-1905 Marriages: 1558-1983 Burials: 1558-1957 (Note: the early part of the first register to 1717 is very well kept, the parish of one or both parties married being given and often of unmarried persons buried, also occupations).
Bishop's Transcripts : 1674-1832 LIC
IGI: Christenings: 1558-1875 Marriages: 1558-1895. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
BIR , CMB
CMB 1558-1900 Banns 1824-1900 WAR
NONCONFORMIST: Baptist: Marriages: 1982-1988.
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: St. Nicholas BMSGH.m/fiche , WAR , SoG , BIR
and Administrations of Austrey; transcripts from the Lichfield
Diocesan Record Office and the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
1821 Householders named with household numbers WAR
1881 BCP BMSGH(PS)
INDEXES See Appendix II
Burial 1726-1837 Marriage 1717-1837 Poor Law c1690-1860 Pre-1841 CENSUS
OTHER SOURCES: Poor Law and the Parish, D. Pratt (relates to
Austrey: mainly a study of its population).
Spencer, deeds, leases etc.,1590-1812.