Kingsbury & Hurley Gallery

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St Peter & St Paul Kingsbury

Possibly one of the finest churches in Warwickshire although defaced during the commonwealth period and suffered some 19th century unsympathetic restoration.

St Peter & St Paul Kingsbury

The 13th century tower can be seen from a wide area. Although many of the outlying hamlets had their own chapels from the 17th century the main church served the whole parish.

St Peter & St Paul Kingsbury

Kingsbury church from accross the churchyard. Many Bolstridges are buried here in unmarked graves.

Knowle Hill Hurley

Approaching Hurley from Knowle Hill many of the old cottages of Hurley have dissapeared these survive.

Church of the Resurrection Hurley

Built in 1869 of cast iron and wood construction as a Dame School which conducted Sunday Services.

Church of the Resurrection

In 1895 a School was built to the rear and from this date was fully consecrated. Many later Bolstridge marriages were carried out here

Hurley Churchyard

Midway between Hurley and Wood end the Churchyard established in 1904 on colliery land.

Hurley Churchyard

It is known that a number of Bolstridges are burried here but no marked graves have been found.


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