DIOCESE: Worcester HUNDRED: Kington UNION: Stratford
ADJOINING PARISHES: Packwood, Baddesley Clinton, Rowington, Preston Bagot, Beaudesert, Nuthurst.
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1561-1961 Marriages: 1561-1985 Burials: 1561-1959 Banns 1754-1795
Bishop's Transcripts : Begin 1613 WOR
IGI: Christenings: 1561-1876, Marriages: 1561-1885. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
REGISTER COPIES: Christenings: 1561-1812, Marriages: 1561-1812, Burials: 1563-1812
Index to surnames from PRs 1561-1860 listed in Memorials of a Warwickshire Parish-Lapworth, Robert Hudson 1904 WAR (Contains a very thorough examination of the parish chest of Lapworth, a history of the village and church with an alphabetical list of all names in the parish register 1561-1860.)
NONCONFORMIST: Quaker: see Source Material
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: St.Mary the Virgin BMSGH m/fiche , WAR , SoG , BIR
PROBATE RECORDS: WOR
1851 61 81 BIR
1851 BMSGH SI v.9 SoG , BIR
1851 vIII (RR) , SoG
1881 BCP , BMSGH(PS)
MANORIAL RECORDS: 1549-1769
1387-1861 (Kingswood) STR
1660 (Kingswood) BIR
1655-1861 (Bushwood) STR
Kingswood-Customary Book 1658-1660, 1683 WAR
DEEDS: Deeds relating to Far Croft, Lapworth 1649-1925.
See also Ferrers of Baddesley Clinton collection.
OTHER SOURCES: Holte family: accounts, letters and other
documents relating to the family and estates in Birmingham,
Bushwood and Lapworth 1633-1835
Plan of Thomas Fetherston's estate 1783.
The Lapworth Charities, Sandra Hunt 1974.
What's in a name? A History of Lapworth, A Horseman 1965, 2 parts.
150 Years in the Life of Lapworth School 1828-1978, G.Asbury 1978.
Portrait of Lapworth in the 18th and 19th centuries, Joy Woodall 1987.
Kemp family, see Claverdon.