Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BIRDINGBURY, or Birbury

BIRDINGBURY, or Birbury, a parish in Rugby district, Warwick; on the river Leam, adjacent to the Leamington and Rugby railway, 7 miles SW by W of Rugby. It has a station on the railway; and its Post Town is Leamington-Hastings, under Rugby. Acres, 1,180. Real property, £1,568. Pop., 184. Houses, 46. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged formerly to the Whelers; and belongs now to Sir T. Biddulph, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £120. Patron, Sir T. Biddulph, Bart. The church is good.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Birdingbury AP/CP       Rugby PLU/RegD       Warwickshire AncC
Place names: BIRBURY     |     BIRDINGBURY     |     BIRDINGBURY OR BIRBURY
Place: Birdingbury

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