North-east of Glascote and south-west of Shuttington, now absorbed into Tamworth.

St Editha C of E parish church

Village and Church History

Known as Amington & Stoneydelph until 1935 it was a township within the ecclesiastical ancient parish of Tamworth.  The Amington church of St Editha is a chapel-of-ease within Tamworth parish. 

Amington is thought to be Ermendone of the Domesday Book of 1086 as held by William son of Corbucion.  Stoneydelph first occurs in 1203 as the name of an assart in Wilnecote.

Diocese Lichfield.
Hundred Hemlingford.
Union Atherstone

War Memorial


National Archives - List of Records Held

Church of England Parish Registers and Bishops' Transcipts
See NNWFHS publication Baptism, Marriage & Burial Records: What is where for the North Warwickshire Church of England Parishes  The pdf version of this booklet is available free online to registered NNWFHS members on the Research Information page via the Members Pages section (registration required).  Otherwise, to purchase, please visit our Bookshop.

Non-conformist Registers

International Genealogical Index
The IGI is online at  Details of parishes covered by the IGI can be found on Hugh Wallis' Batch Numbers  Most libraries have microform copies of the IGI.  If you find a relevant item indexed, you are strongly advised to view the original register entry for full or additional details; we have identified many instances of marriages recorded on the IGI which are indeed only publication of Banns, and no marriage did in fact take place.

Civil Registration 
Amington was in  Tamworth district  from 1837-1932 and  Sutton Coldfield district from 1932 to 1965
The article Civil Registration for North Warwickshire Explained, with a list of the Civil and Ecclesiastical Parishes in our area 1837-1974, and the Registration Districts in which they lay at varying times, is available free online to registered NNWFHS members via the Research Resources section of the Members Pages. Some entries from the GRO indexes have also been made available for online search at FreeBMD and UKBMD
Census Returns
There are no known existing household lists prior to 1841.  1841 to 1911 censuses are available online on various subscription or pay-to-view websites.  Several census years for Warwickshire, along with other data provided by volunteers, are freely available online at Pickard’s Pink Pages.  The 1881 census for whole of British Isles is freely available online at  North Warwickshire Libraries have online access to the census records, additionally, some local libraries hold facsimile hard copies for their immediate area.

Monumental Inscriptions
Those for St Editha C of E parish church are available on microfiche which can be purchased from BMSGH.


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British History Online
History St Editha parish church
Victoria County History from British History Online
Pickard’s Pink Pages.
Hugh Wallis' Batch Numbers
Warwickshire Registration Services
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