St Mary the Virgin Church

Church Lane, Lapworth, Warwickshire

This is not a postal address; please send post to the churchwarden (see below).

To find the church with a SatNav use the postcode B94 5NX.

There is a car park behind the church.  Look for Tapster Lane, which goes down the side of the war memorial, just north of the church.  The car park is down Tapster Lane on the right, in front of the Old School.

The church building is normally unlocked in the daytime.

General Enquiries

Please contact the churchwarden:

Mr Mike Parkes
The Crofts
Netherwood Lane
Chadwick End
B93 0BD

Tel: (01564) 783189
Email:  [email protected]


Enquiries about baptisms, weddings, funerals and new churchyard burials

Please contact the Rector:

The Revd Patrick Gerard
The Rectory
Church Lane
B94 5NX

Tel: (01564) 782098
Email: [email protected]


Enquires about access to the church

Please contact the Verger/Sexton:

Mrs Michele Twelftree
The Clerks House
Church Lane
B94 5NX

Tel: (01564) 784465
Email: [email protected]


Enquiries about the church building and history

Please contact our church historian, Mr Peter Hill, by email for any questions about the history of the church building: [email protected]


Enquiries about burial records

An comprehensive index of burials in the new churchyard (used since about 1940) is available on Rowingtons Records website.   The index includes the better understood graves from the old churchyard.

The Parish Registers for St. Mary the Virgin Lapworth commenced in 1561 and copies of the Births Marriages and Deaths registers up to the 1960s are held by:

Warwickshire County Record Office Priory Park, Cape Rd, Warwick CV34 4JS

Tel:       01926 738959



Our church historian may be able to assist with limited enquiries about more recent data but we are not able to undertake extensive research on your behalf.

Church historian – Mr Peter Hill        email: [email protected]