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Harbury History

This site provides primary materials relating to the village of Harbury in South Warwickshire.

First OS Map of Harbury, 1887

Victoria County History pages for Harbury Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4

Population Table for the village between 1801 and 1901.

 

Census

The census returns for Harbury are available as Excel spreadsheets for 1851 , 1881 and 1891.

 

Parish Rate Books

The Parish Rate book lists all the dwellings in the parish, naming the owner and the occupier, the extent of the land, and its rateable value.

The pages are scanned jpgs from the originals

1833 Parish Rate Book

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16

1850 Parish Rate Book

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13

 

Trade Directories

Trade Directories listed those with 'important' occupations, and other interesting facts about the village.

1850 Page 1 Page 2

1854 Page 1 Page 2

1864 Page 1

1874 Page 1 Page 2 Page 3

1880 Page 1

1900 Page 1

 

Voter List Books

In the 19th century, electoral rolls were made of eligible voters. I have scanned two lists:

1850 Page 1

1880 Page 1, Page 2, Page 3