Keresley History Project

The Parish Council are researching and writing a history of Keresley and the surrounding area, from the earliest times to the present day. We intend to publish this as something to be sold locally. If you would like to join in, or if you have useful material, please be in touch. Here are some links to works in progress:

Medieval north Keresley - map showing places in the north of the area in the Middle Ages

Medieval south Keresley - same for the south

Medieval land holdings - who held what

Some medieval families - a pdf

Some charters - a pdf

Aerial photos - showing traces of manors

1846 tithe map - the area in the middle of the nineteenth century

Parish notes - by F.C. Archer

Keresley Newlands purchase - after WWII

Coventry history - a 19C book