Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ANSTEY

ANSTEY, a parish in Foleshill district, Warwick; on the Oxford canal, near the river Sow, 2 miles SW of Bulkington r. station, and 5 NE of Coventry.-It has a post office under Coventry. Acres, 990. Real property, £2,340. Pop., 171. Houses, 47. The property is divided among a few. Some of the inhabitants are ribbon weavers. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £162. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is very good. There is a charity school.


(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: Ansty CP/Ch/AP       Foleshill PLU/RegD       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Ansty

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