DIOCESE: Lichfield. HUNDRED: Knightlow. UNION: Warwick
ADJOINING PARISHES: Allesley, Coventry, Stivichall, Baginton, Bubbenhall, Weston-under-Wetherley, Cubbington, Ashow, Kenilworth, Berkswell.
HAMLETS: Bockendon, Canley, Crackley, Cryfield, Finham, Fletchampstead, Kings Hill, Rabcroft, Stareton, Tile Hill (partly in Berkswell), Waverley, Westwood, Whoberley.
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1634-1958 Marriages: 1634-1980
Burials: 1634-1980 Banns 1823-1953
Canley Marriages: 1964-1981
Fletchamstead Christenings: 1937-1971 Marriages: 1937-1979
Tile Hill (St Oswald) Marriages: 1958-1978
Westwood Christenings: 1845-1947 Marriages: 1846-1977 Burials: 1846-1933.
Bishop's Transcripts : 1662-1845 LIC Begin c1833 WOR
IGI: Christenings: 1765-1885, Marriages: 1754-1895. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
REGISTER COPIES: Christenings: 1634-1876 Marriages: 1634-1879 Burials: 1634-1877
Christenings: 1634-1958 Marriages: 1634-1966 Burials: 1634-1811 & 1842-1980 Banns 1823-1913 COV
NONCONFORMIST: Methodist Marriages: 1952-1967 COV
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: St.Mary
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Westwood Heath, St.John the Baptist, SoG
Probate inventories 1536-1750 WAR
CENSUS RETURNS: All (inc.Tile Hill and Westwood)
1851 BIR 1864-1874 All named WAR
1875-1908 All named with ages WAR
1881 BCP , BMSGH(PS)
Marriage 1754-1795 & 1800-1837
Poor Law c1690-1860
MANORIAL RECORDS: 1280-1807
Finham, rental, Fletchampstead 1574-1592, Inquisition of the lands of the Priory of Coventry listing tenants, 1280 WAR
Kings Hill 1542-1597 STR
DEEDS: Various deeds from 1605. Fletchampstead, deeds 1665. Many in Leigh of Stoneleigh and Gregory of Stivichall collections, STR
OTHER SOURCES: Probate of will of William Judd of The Hurst, farmer 1853.
Canon Thorn of Ashow and Stoneleigh, personal papers 1848-1907.
Day book and diary of Thomas Griffiths of Stoneleigh Abbey Farm 1884-1886.
Surveys and plans of the Leigh estates 1597-1777.
Plan of Wade estate, Whoberley 1760.
Plan and survey of Arthur Gregory (Kings Hill) 1787, also of Stivichall Grange. Stoneleigh Abbey, WWM Vol.1 No.4 April-June 1952.
Stoneleigh Villagers 1597-1650 Dr N.W.Alcock 1975.
People at Home, Living in a Warwickshire Village 1500-1800, Dr.N.W.Alcock, 1993 (relates also to Ashow).
The Leigh collection contains records which could be of great use to the family historian, e.g. Farm and estate books; weekly account of money paid to labourers 1765-1771; money paid to day men 1817-1818, 1821-1822; weekly books 1822-1901; rentals 1852-1917 relating to estates in Warwickshire and many other counties; the account of Thomas Stokes for carpenters' work done by himself and his men at the abbey and on the estate 1768-1770. STR (List at WAR )
Leigh family, letters and other papers relating to the Leigh family of Stoneleigh and Allestrop, Co.Gloucester 1745-1809. BIR
Stoneleigh Ledger Book, ed. R.H.Hilton, published 1960 by The Dugdale Society BMSGH(LL)