Warwickshire family history information

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Warwickshire was a small to medium sized county with an area of approx 565,000 acres, located near the centre of England in the region called the West Midlands. The county was divided into two halves - Northern and Southern Warwickshire, each half sending two members to parliament. The county contained four hundreds (local administrative regions), called Hemlingford, Knightlow, Barlichway and Kineton.

The county town was Warwick but the largest city was Birmingham; other large towns being Coventry and Leamington. In 1861 nearly two thirds of the county population resided in these four towns and around 22% of the county were engaged in trade, manufacture and commerce, with only 6% working in agriculture. The town of Stratford-in-Avon is famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Birmingham was known for the manufacture of hardware, arms and toys, and Coventry for ribbons, silks, clocks and watches. Other centres of industry were Astley, Chilvers Coton, Foleshill, Nuneaton, and Sow for ribbons and silks, Atherstone for hats, Kenilworth for combs, Tamworth and Berkeswell for flax and yarn, Alcaster, Ipsley, Lambourne, and Studley for needles, and Warwick for worsted and rush mats. Other major industries in the county were iron and coal mining, brickmaking, limekilns, stone quarrying, brewing and paper making.

The population of the county of Warwickshire was 208,190 in 1801, growing to 475,013 in 1851 and reaching 897,835 in 1901.

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More informationShirley Family of Ettington1087-190206/5/2013Search this document
More informationClinton Family of Warks. Marriage Settlement1123-116605/10/2013Search this document
More informationCumin Family of Snitterfield1159-125718/3/2013Search this document
More informationClinton Family of Maxstoke1270-135428/9/2013Search this document
More informationMiddlemore Family of Edgbaston1396-189606/7/2013Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Monumental Brasses1401-174807/4/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire's Eminent Men1554-178116/4/2010Search this document
More informationBirmingham Blue Coat School Benefactors1722-185901/4/2010Search this document
More informationBirmingham Obituaries, Showell's1740-188523/1/2010Search this document
More informationOscott Catholic Baptismal Register1761-176610/12/2010Search this document
More informationBirmingham Directory 17771777-177707/8/2008Search this document
More informationBirmingham officials1805-181726/3/2009Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1811, Holden1811-181113/2/2010Search this document
More informationBirmingham Directory 1818, Wrightson1818-181824/2/2009Search this document
More informationBirmingham Directory 1835, Pigot's 1835-183530/9/2008Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1835, Pigot's1835-183530/9/2008Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Gentry & Officers 18501840-185015/1/2010Search this document
More informationBirmingham Advertisements 18491849-184910/4/2012Search this document
More informationRugby School Masters and Trustees1851-189121/1/2010Search this document
More informationBirmingham Deaf & Dumb Institution Report 18601859-186109/4/2010Search this document
More informationBirmingham Blue Coat School Report 18601859-186031/3/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1863, Kelly1863-186305/9/2009Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Gentry, Clergy & Officers 18741874-187412/4/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1874 Pt3, White1874-187415/4/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1874 Pt4, White1874-187417/4/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1874 Pt1, White1874-187406/4/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1874 Pt5, White1874-187420/4/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1874 Pt2, White1874-187408/4/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Adverts 1880s1880-188926/1/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1884, Kelly Pt B1884-188402/2/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Magistrates 18841884-188419/1/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1884, Kelly Pt A1884-188422/1/2010Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1896 Pt A, Kelly1896-189614/5/2013Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1896 PtB, Kelly1896-189601/6/2013Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1896 PtD, Kelly1896-189603/6/2013Search this document
More informationWarwickshire Directory 1896 PtC, Kelly1896-189605/6/2013Search this document
More informationWarwickshire WWI War Graves1914-192027/1/2009Search this document
More informationWarwickshire & Birmingham Trade Directory 19391939-193908/3/2010Search this document

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