DIOCESE: Lichfield. HUNDRED: Knightlow. UNION: Nuneaton
ADJOINING PARISHES: Nuneaton, Burton Hastings, Wolvey, Shilton, Walsgrave-on-Sowe, Exhall (Near Coventry), Bedworth, Chilvers Coton.
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1606-1966 Marriages: 1606-1978 Burials: 1606-1984.
Bishop's Transcripts : 1660-1855 LIC
IGI: Christenings: 1660-1756 & 1767-1861 Marriages: 1660-1756 & 1767-1877 also Independent Christenings: 1812-1836. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
CM Burials: 1660-1861 Marriages: 1754-1876
Christenings: 1606-1861 Marriages: 1606-1754 Burials: 1606-1812 COV
Roman Catholic: see Source Material and C,M&R Vol.2. Weston in
Arden Christenings: 1849-1866
Congregational/Independent: Z 1811-1836 PRO , WAR , COV
Methodist: see Coventry Paradise Primitive Methodist Circuit Z 1905-1960 COV
INSCRIPTIONS: Yard pre 1812
Church and Churchyard SoG
PROBATE RECORDS: LIC
1831 Householders named with household numbers WAR
1881 BCP , BMSGH(PS)
Poor Law c1690-1860
DEEDS: Weston-in-Arden Deeds 17th-19th century in Warriner collection .
OTHER SOURCES: Showell, Mortgages etc 1761-1789.
The Bulkington Baptismal register, 1841-1861 contains the following note at the end of the volume: 'On Thursday, Aug 15th, 1861, six families comprising 27 members left for Quebec, Canada, in consequence of the continued depression of the Ribbon trade, viz. Thomas Randle, senr., Thomas Randle, junr., Jonathan Randle, William Adler, John Wiles and Samuel Barratt with their families. At the same time 83 houses were vacant in the parish. Robert Potter, Vicar'.
Tookey of Barnacle, Farm diaries, school books, accounts etc. (n.d.).
Ward Collection drawings.
For report on ribbon weaving, see Bedworth.
Plan of Weston in Arden estate 1783 BIR