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Ongoing Research

Churchyard Memorial Inscriptions – see Burial and Census Database

Members of the society have researched, or are continuing to research, the following:


The Swan Inn and the Village Club (complete)

The Workhouse & Wentworth House (complete)

Crewe Farm

Birmingham Road Houses

The Parsonage

Land Use (including the Enclosures)

…and people

Those who served in the Great War (complete)2 trees

The Forge and Village Blacksmiths (complete)

Stoneleigh Almshouses and their occupants (complete)

Stareton Houses and occupants (complete)

The School and School teachers (complete)

The Farmers of Manor Farm (complete)

Personal recollections

Oral history collection

In addition we are continuing work on:


Transcription of Stoneleigh Charity Apprenticeship Indentures, Hearth Tax Records, Jury Lists

Genealogical family trees of  villagers – available on Ancestry as SHS-1

Other projects include:

“Stoneleigh Stitchers” – the story of the pew cushions (complete)

The history of the Church