A lot of research has been done into previous residents of the village, using parish registers, wills and inventories, census records, taxation records and property deeds. We aim to place family trees for all those listed on this site, but as you can appreciate this is work in progress! In the meantime if you wish to trace your family history and see a name you want to know more about, please email us and we will do our best to help. Please ensure you give as much detail as possible, including what you already know, to avoid duplication of effort. Click here to email us.
Family Name Year
BENNETT (1662-1713 & 1851-20c)
CASTLE (1695-1751 & 1802-20c)
GASCOIGNE (1572-1818, female line to 20c)
GOODWIN (1598-1784, female line to 20c)
HANCOCK (1651-1737 & 1777-1857)
SHARMAN of Shotteswell (1799-20c)
TAYLOR (1687-1854 carpenters & 1762-20c farmers)
The surname was, and is, variously spelt. However this was how the last bearers of the name in the village spelt their name. More
Bloxham was a fairly common name in the Banbury area, because the early bearers of the name originated in Bloxham, a village only a few miles south of the market town. More
The DRAPERS were an ancient family in the parish. Nine members of the family left wills that survive, dating between 1539 and 1618. More
The JARRETT family lived in Warmington for some five generations, but there are no gravestones and they didn’t make wills. More
Sources and acknowledgements. The following information was gathered over many years and from a variety of sources, including wills in the Lichfield Diocesan Record and the Public Record Office, the Warmington Parish register from its start in 1636, gravestones, property deeds, manorial records, an anonymous history of the parish written about 1811, census and school admissions register.
The author, Elisabeth Newman, thanks particularly David Judd of Bath and Ray Judd of Lichfield for their contribution, and for their support and encouragement. More
In some early sources the name was occasionally spelt Catch, Katch or Keache.The family name is found in Warmington records from the 1670s to the 1870s. Because of deficiencies in the parish register around the 1730s, the family line cannot be traced through this period with certainty. More.
Richard Petyfer, yeoman of Warmington, and Richard his son bought an estate from the lord of the manor in 1572. More
The earliest recorded Willis in Warmington parish was Henry WILLIS, a yeoman farmer in the hamlet of Arlescote. Henry and his wife Elizabeth had one child, John who was baptised in Warmington church in 1712. Henry died in 1729 leaving personal estate totalling More