DIOCESE: Lichfield. HUNDRED: Knightlow. UNION: Southam
ADJOINING PARISHES: Long Itchington, Stockton, Napton-on-the-Hill, Ladbroke, Harbury, >Ufton.
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1539-1967 Marriages: 1539-1921 Burials: 1539-1924 Banns 1777-1946
Bishop's Transcripts : 1662-1840 LIC Begin c1833 WOR
IGI: Christenings: 1539-1885, Marriages: 1539-1652 & 1658-1895: widely available BMSGH(PS)
REGISTER COPIES: Christenings: 1539-1809, 1874-1914 Marriages: 1539-1812, Marriages: 1874-1924
Burials: 1539-1808, 1874-1924 Banns 1777-1802,1823-1877
CMB 1539-1809 BIR
Christenings: 1539-1606, Marriages: 1539-1630, Burials: 1539-1601 printed in Historical Notices, see under Other Sources.
NONCONFORMIST: Roman Catholic: see Source Material and
C, M & R Vol.2
Quaker: see Source Material
Congregational: Z 1844-1853,1873-1916 Burials: 1871-1874
M Christenings: 1832-1835,1840-1925.
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: St. James BMSGH m/fiche , WAR , SoG , BIR
PROBATE RECORDS: LIC
CENSUS RETURNS: All
1821 Householders named with household numbers WAR , SoG
1851 BIR , SoG
1851 BMSGH SI v.14 SoG , BIR
c1860 Householders named with household numbers WAR
1881 BCP : BMSGH(PS)
Marriage 1656-1723 & 1729-1837
Poor Law c1690-1860
DEEDS: Charity deeds from 1658; deeds and conveyances preserved in the church chest relating to houses and lands in the town and fields of Southam from 1360-1567. Notebook 1831-54, accounts etc., deeds relating to Berry Orchard and elsewhere 18th century to 1862.
OTHER SOURCES: Chamberlayne, Estate papers 1524, 1652-1885.
Maps, Thelluson estate 1819.
Historical Notices and recollections relating to the parish of Southam, with parochial registers from 1539-1630 etc. W.L.Smith.
Southam through the Centuries, B.Townsend.
History of Southam and District (in 6 parts) Ts. 1945.
Ward collection drawings.