Place:Monks Kirby, Warwickshire, England

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NameMonks Kirby
Alt namesMonks-Kirbysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Located inWarwickshire, England
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Monks Kirby is a village and civil parish in north-eastern Warwickshire, England. The population of the parish is 434 (2001 census).

Monks Kirby is located around one mile east of the old Fosse Way, around 8 miles north-west of Rugby, seven miles north-east of Coventry and six miles west of Lutterworth. Administratively it forms part of the borough of Rugby. One of the largest and most important villages in this part of Warwickshire in the medieval and early modern period, by the nineteenth century Monks Kirby had become a small farming community. Monks Kirby is today an attractive, wealthy commuter village with many residents working in Coventry, Birmingham, Leicester and London.

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