This very ancient settlement lies only about half a mile to the east of Henley-in-Arden. The church of St. Nicholas has been restored. On a mound nearby are the remains of a castle built by the de Montforts.

DIOCESE: Worcester. HUNDRED: Barlichway. UNION: Stratford-upon-Avon

ADJOINING PARISHES: Hampton-In-Arden, Lapworth, Preston Bagot, Wootton Wawen, Henley-In-Arden

Parish Registers: Christenings: 1661-1962 Marriages: 1664-1972 Burials: 1662-1967.

Bishop's Transcripts : Begin 1607 WOR

IGI: Christenings: 1607-1773,&1776-1875, Marriages: 1607-1876. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)

REGISTER COPIES: CM Burials: 1607-1837 Z Christenings: 1774-1793 SoG
CB 1607-1812, Marriages: 1609-1837 printed in The Records of Beaudesert c1140-1900 W.Cooper (1931) WAR , BIR , COV

MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: M.Is of church and yard in The Records of Beaudesert. SoG Yard pre 1812. STR Plan of graves, Yard WAR


1851 BIR
1851 BMSGH SI v.11 SoG , BIR
1851 vII (RR) , SoG
1881 BCP , BMSGH(PS)

Burial 1813-1837
Marriage 1609-1630, 1664-1837
Pallot 1790-1837
Poor Law c1690-1860

MANORIAL RECORDS: 1411, 1441-1462 STR 2 documents 1411-1468 BIR

OTHER SOURCES: Account Rolls of Beauchamp Family 1410-1411.
The De Montforts of Beaudesert, F.W. Evans.
Gleanings from History on Henley-in-Arden, Wootton Wawen and Beaudesert, M.S. Bell 1902.
Records of Beaudesert c1140-1900, W.Cooper 1931.

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