DIOCESE: Lichfield. HUNDRED: Kington. UNION: Banbury
ADJOINING PARISHES: Tysoe, Radway, Warmington, and the Oxfordshire parishes of Horton, Allerton and Shenington.
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1701-1979 Marriages: 1701-1978 Burials: 1701-1924.
Bishop's Transcripts : 1662-1836 LIC Begin c1858 WOR
IGI: Christenings: 1754-1885, Marriages: 1754-1895. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
CM Burials: 1701-1812
Christenings: 1813-1871 Marriages: 1813-1837 Burials: 1813-1878 COV
who made the transcript, writes: 'Churchyard well cared for but
church stands on hillside, the main entrance at the north.
Consequently all the older interments are upon the north. There
must have been considerable destruction of old stones; some are
loose and leaning against church wall'. There is a plan.
St. Peter ad Vincula BMSGH m/fiche , WAR , SoG , BIR
PROBATE RECORDS: LIC
1881 BCP , BMSGH(PS)
Burial 1813-1837 Marriage 1754-1837
MANORIAL RECORDS: 1526-1730 1829 (Upton) STR
DEEDS: Deeds relating to lands at Ratley and Whitnash 1669-1848. Deeds, wills etc in deposit of Herbert and Franklin, Solicitors, Banbury.
OTHER SOURCES: The surname 'England' was very common in the
parish, there are seventeen on the War Memorial.
The Visiting List of the Rev.A.Child, 1881, has been described as a gem of village history. It is a register of every household in the village at that date.
Child-Villiers of Upton; records of the Earls of Jersey's estates in Warwickshire.
Plan of estate at Upton 1774.
Map of estate at Ratley.
Parish magazines 1883-1933.
Ward collection drawings.
W.I. Domesday Book 1976.