DIOCESE: Lichfield (manorial peculiar) HUNDRED: Hemlingford UNION: Solihull
ADJOINING PARISHES: Knowle, Barston, Berkswell, Kenilworth, Honiley, Wroxall, Baddesley Clinton.
Parish Registers: Christenings: 1736-1906 Marriages: 1749-1982 Burials: 1744-1876 Banns 1863-1954
Bishop's Transcripts : 1809-1834
LIC 1800-1906 (with gaps)
IGI: Christenings: 1809-31. Widely available; BMSGH(PS)
SoG Christenings: 1813-1899, Marriages: 1823-1899, Burials: 1813-1876, Banns 1863-1899
NONCONFORMIST:Roman Catholic: see Source Material and C,M&R
Methodist: see Coventry Wesleyan Methodist Circuit Z 1838-1911 COV
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS: Copy
of Barlow Evetts' inscription
Church and Churchyard and Rabbit Lane Cemetery:
Chadwick End Roman Catholic Church. SoG
PROBATE RECORDS: WAR Printed Index Wills and Admons 1675-1790 (BRS 7) MS calendar, post-1790 records; WOR
CENSUS RETURNS: All
1841 51 61 81 BIR
1851 BMSGH SI v9 SoG BIR
1851 vI (RR) SoG Transcription of 1871 CENSUS, WAR
1881 BCP BMSGH(PS)
MANORIAL RECORDS: 1505-1769 STR Document c1657 BIR At WAR there are many manorial documents for this area, Customs 1549-1657, Customal 1552, Admissions, Surrenders etc. 1766-1865, Calendar of Court Rolls, 1538, 1613-38, Court Rolls (copies) 1748-1803, and many others of various dates. Fen End Court Rolls 1737-1805.
DEEDS: 1587-1748, 1774-1888.
Deeds of land belonging to Bree family of Beausale .
OTHER SOURCES: Couchman Family papers 1836-1888.
Evetts of Temple Balsall; Poole of Balsall Common.
Mrs Ada Lant, deeds etc., Balsall c1600-1830. Records relating to Lady Katherine Leveson's Hospital and Charity from 1678, e.g. register of names of all women elected and admitted to the hospital 1678-1891
Register of the names of the poor boys admitted to the free school of the hospital and date of leaving 1679-1788.
Extracts from Thomas Ward's Collections for the continuation of Dugdale's Warwickshire, 1801-1849.
Town Book for the hamlet, 1638-1667. Romantic Temple Balsall (WWM Vol.2 No.10, Nov. 1955).
W.I. Scrap book 1965.