DIOCESE: Worcester. HUNDRED: Kington. UNION: Solihull
ADJOINING PARISHES: Solihull, Packwood, Nuthurst, Beaudesert, Ullenhall, and the Worcestershire parish of Beoley.
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1558-1931 Marriages: 1558-1951 Burials: 1558-1837 (the period 1809-1813 is missing, but there is a pocket book containing baptisms 1801-1817). There is an index of baptisms 1825-1846. Banns 1754-1767 1871-1931. Bishop's Transcripts : Begin 1608 WOR
IGI: Christenings: 1558-1875, Marriages: 1558-1787. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
REGISTER COPIES: Printed in 1930 in Parish Registers of St.Mary Magdalen, Tanworth-in-Arden', Christenings: 1558-1864, MB 1558-1924. Also Christenings: 1559-1809, 1813-1899, Marriages: 1559-1899, Burials: 1559-1837, Banns 1754-1868 CM Burials: 1558-1924 SoG
NONCONFORMIST: Roman Catholic: see Source Material and
C, M & R Vol.2
Umberslade Baptist: Marriages: 1937-1942.
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: St.Mary Magdalene and Umberslade Baptist Chapel. BMSGH m/fiche , WAR , SoG , BIR
PROBATE RECORDS: WOR
CENSUS RETURNS: 1821 (All named with ages) 1841-1881
1851 61 81 BIR
1851 BMSGH SI v.9 SoG , BIR
1851 vIX (RR) , SoG
1881 BCP : BMSGH(PS)
Poor Law c1690-1860
MANORIAL RECORDS: 1571-1793
BIR Rentals 1604-1614
Abatement of rent to tenants of Kings College, Cambridge 1452-1455 WAR
DEEDS: Charity deeds. A great many deeds, leases etc are to be found in the Archer collection at STR
OTHER SOURCES: Survey, plans of lands belonging to the Archer
Valuation of Archer estate 1812.
Burman of Tanworth-in-Arden records.
Burman pedigree 1786-1976.
The Field family of Tanworth 1910.
Rent accounts etc 1840-1847 of William Pitt, Viscount Holmesdale.
Sidney Hall's estate plan 1800.
Maps and surveys of estate of W.A.Roberts c1812.
Families of surname Archer, Cpt.John Archer, 1856.
By same author, Memorials to the families Archer 1861.
Sir Simon Archer, P.Styles, Dugdale Occasional Papers, No.6 1946.
Thomas Archer, M.Whiffen, 1950.
The Warwickshire Family of Burman, R.H.Burman, 1895.
The Burman Family of Warwickshire, J.Burman, 1916. The Story of Tanworth-in-Arden, J.Burman 1930.
Warwickshire People and Places, John Burman, 1936.
The Burman Chronicle, J.Burman, 1940.
Volume entitled ,Register of the Town Acts 1729, contains much genealogical material including settlements, lists of children apprenticed etc and covers the period 1686-1780.
Ward collection drawings (Umberslade).
W.I.Domesday Book 1976.
Cooke, Roberts and Daniels, see Alcester.