Marton Warwickshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Marton like this:

MARTON, a village and a parish in Rugby district, Warwick. The village stands at the confluence of the rivers Itchin and Leam, ¾ of a mile S of the Fosse way, 1 mile N of the Leamington and Rugby railway, and 6 ENE of Leamington; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Rugby. The parish comprises 910 acres. Real property, £2,525. Pop. in 1851,373; in 1861,410. Houses, 87. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to Sir T. Biddulph, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £175. Patron, the Rev. B. B. Hulbert. The church is ancient, but out of repair; and consists of nave and chancel, with a tower. There are a national school, and charities £14.

Marton through time

A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Marton has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Rugby. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Marton and units named after it.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Marton, in Rugby and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th February 2017

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