The incumbents of most of the parishes dealt with in this volume kindly
read the proofs relating to their own parishes and in several instances gave
useful information, which is acknowledged in the footnotes. We are also
indebted to Mr. Philip Chatwin, F.S.A., for help on several architectural
We have to thank the Librarian of the Birmingham Reference Library
for copies of the drawings of churches in the Aylesford Collection, which
are particularly valuable in this Hundred, where the hand of 'restorers' has
been heavy. To Lord Leigh we are indebted for the early map of Stoneleigh, and to the Warwickshire County Council in conjunction with the
Northamptonshire Records Society for photographs of 18th-century maps
from the Montagu-Buccleuch collection. Thanks for the loan of photographs and permission to reproduce them are due to Mr. Walter H.
Godfrey, C.B.E., F.S.A., Director of the National Buildings Record, the
late Mr. W. A. Clark, F.S.A., F.R.P.S., Mr. Reece Winstone, A.R.P.S.,
and the proprietors of Country Life and the Leamington Spa Courier.