Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Bridge Street, Northampton with tram
Bridge Street, Northampton with tram

Northamptonshire is bounded on the North by Leicestershire, Rutlandshire, and Lincolnshire; East by Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon, and Bedfordshire; South by Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire; and West by Oxfordshire and Warwickshire. It is nearly 60 miles long, and from 8 to 22 miles broad; and is divided into 19 Hundreds, namely, Chipping-Warden, Clely, Corby, Fawsley, Green’s-Norton, Guilsborough, Hamsfordshoe, Higham-Ferrers, Huxloe, King’s-Sutton, Navisford, Nobottle-Grove, Orlingbury, Polebrook, Rothwell, Spelhoe, Towcester, Willybrook, Wymesley. The principal River is the Nen or Nyme. It has 12 Market-Towns. It contains 1017 square miles, or 650,889 acres. It is in the Province of Canterbury, partly in the Diocese of Peterborough and partly in that of Lincoln; and in the Midland Circuit. Population, 199,228.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Parishes in Northamptonshire

A

B

C

  • Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire
  • Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire
  • Castor, Northamptonshire
  • Catesby, Northamptonshire
  • Chalcombe, Northamptonshire
  • Charwelton, Northamptonshire
  • Chelveston cum Caldecott, Northamptonshire
  • Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire
  • Church Brampton, Northamptonshire
  • Clay Coton, Northamptonshire
  • Clipston, Northamptonshire
  • Clopton, Northamptonshire
  • Cogenhoe, Northamptonshire
  • Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire
  • Cold Higham, Northamptonshire
  • Collingtree, Northamptonshire
  • Collyweston, Northamptonshire
  • Corby, Northamptonshire
  • Cosgrove, Northamptonshire
  • Cotterstock, Northamptonshire
  • Cottesbrooke, Northamptonshire
  • Cottingham, Northamptonshire
  • Courteenhall, Northamptonshire
  • Cranford St Andrew, Northamptonshire
  • Cranford St John, Northamptonshire
  • Cransley, Northamptonshire
  • Crick, Northamptonshire
  • Croughton, Northamptonshire
  • Culworth, Northamptonshire

D

  • Dallington, Northamptonshire
  • Daventry, Northamptonshire
  • Daventry St James, Northamptonshire
  • Deene, Northamptonshire
  • Denford with Ringstead, Northamptonshire
  • Denton, Northamptonshire
  • Desborough, Northamptonshire
  • Dingley, Northamptonshire
  • Dodford, Northamptonshire
  • Draughton, Northamptonshire
  • Duddington, Northamptonshire
  • Duston, Northamptonshire

E

  • Earls Barton, Northamptonshire
  • East Carlton, Northamptonshire
  • East Farndon, Northamptonshire
  • East Haddon, Northamptonshire
  • Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire
  • Easton Neston, Northamptonshire
  • Easton by Stamford, Northamptonshire
  • Ecton, Northamptonshire
  • Edgcote, Northamptonshire
  • Elkington, Northamptonshire
  • Etton, Northamptonshire
  • Evenley, Northamptonshire
  • Everdon, Northamptonshire
  • Eydon, Northamptonshire
  • Eye, Northamptonshire

F

G

H

  • Hannington, Northamptonshire
  • Hanslope, Northamptonshire
  • Hardingstone, Northamptonshire
  • Hardwycke, Northamptonshire
  • Hargrave, Northamptonshire
  • Harlestone, Northamptonshire
  • Harpole, Northamptonshire
  • Harrington, Northamptonshire
  • Harringworth, Northamptonshire
  • Hartwell, Northamptonshire
  • Hazelbeech, Northamptonshire
  • Hellidon, Northamptonshire
  • Helmdon with Stuchbury, Northamptonshire
  • Helpston, Northamptonshire
  • Heyford, Northamptonshire
  • Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire
  • Higham Park, Northamptonshire
  • Hinton in the Hedges with Steane, Northamptonshire
  • Holcot, Northamptonshire
  • Holdenby, Northamptonshire
  • Hollowell, Northamptonshire
  • Horton, Northamptonshire

I

K

L

  • Lamport, Northamptonshire
  • Laxton, Northamptonshire
  • Lilbourne, Northamptonshire
  • Litchborough, Northamptonshire
  • Little Addington, Northamptonshire
  • Little Billing, Northamptonshire
  • Little Bowden, Northamptonshire
  • Little Harrowden, Northamptonshire
  • Little Houghton, Northamptonshire
  • Little Oakley, Northamptonshire
  • Loddington, Northamptonshire
  • Long Buckby, Northamptonshire
  • Longthorpe, Northamptonshire
  • Lowick, Northamptonshire
  • Luddington with Hemington, Northamptonshire
  • Luffield Abbey, Northamptonshire
  • Lutton and Washingley, Northamptonshire

M

  • Maidford, Northamptonshire
  • Maidwell, Northamptonshire
  • Marholm, Northamptonshire
  • Marston St Lawrence, Northamptonshire
  • Marston Trussel, Northamptonshire
  • Mawsley, Northamptonshire
  • Maxey, Northamptonshire
  • Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire
  • Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire
  • Milton Malsor, Northamptonshire
  • Moreton Pinkney, Northamptonshire
  • Moulton, Northamptonshire
  • Moulton Park, Northamptonshire

N

  • Naseby, Northamptonshire
  • Nassington, Northamptonshire
  • Newborough, Northamptonshire
  • Newbottle with Charlton, Northamptonshire
  • Newnham, Northamptonshire
  • Newton, Northamptonshire
  • Newton Bromswold, Northamptonshire
  • Northampton, Northamptonshire
    • Northampton All Saints, Northamptonshire
    • Northampton Holy Sepulchre, Northamptonshire
    • Northampton Priory of St Andrew, Northamptonshire
    • Northampton St Andrew, Northamptonshire
    • Northampton St Edmund, Northamptonshire
    • Northampton St Giles, Northamptonshire
    • Northampton St Katherine, Northamptonshire
    • Northampton St Peter, Northamptonshire
  • Northborough, Northamptonshire
  • Norton, Northamptonshire

O

P

  • Passenham with Deanshanger, Northamptonshire
  • Paston, Northamptonshire
  • Pattishall, Northamptonshire
  • Paulerspury, Northamptonshire
  • Peakirk, Northamptonshire
  • Peterborough (St John the Baptist), Northamptonshire
  • Peterborough Cathedral, Northamptonshire
  • Peterborough Minster Close Precincts, Northamptonshire
  • Piddington, Northamptonshire
  • Pilton, Northamptonshire
  • Pitsford, Northamptonshire
  • Plumpton, Northamptonshire
  • Polebrook, Northamptonshire
  • Potterspury with Yardley Gobion, Northamptonshire
  • Preston Capes, Northamptonshire
  • Preston Deanery, Northamptonshire
  • Pytchley, Northamptonshire

Q

  • Quinton, Northamptonshire

R

  • Radstone, Northamptonshire
  • Raunds, Northamptonshire
  • Ravensthorpe, Northamptonshire
  • Roade, Northamptonshire
  • Rockingham, Northamptonshire
  • Rothersthorpe, Northamptonshire
  • Rothwell, Northamptonshire
  • Rushden, Northamptonshire
  • Rushton, Northamptonshire

S

  • Salcey and Hartwell Lodges, Northamptonshire
  • Scaldwell, Northamptonshire
  • Shutlanger, Northamptonshire
  • Sibbertoft, Northamptonshire
  • Slapton, Northamptonshire
  • Slipton, Northamptonshire
  • South Banbury, Northamptonshire
  • Southwick, Northamptonshire
  • Spratton, Northamptonshire
  • Stamford Baron St Martin, Northamptonshire
  • Stanford on Avon, Northamptonshire
  • Stanion, Northamptonshire
  • Stanwick, Northamptonshire
  • Staverton, Northamptonshire
  • Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire
  • Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire
  • Stoke Doyle, Northamptonshire
  • Stoneton, Northamptonshire
  • Stowe Nine Churches, Northamptonshire
  • Strixton, Northamptonshire
  • Sudborough, Northamptonshire
  • Sulby, Northamptonshire
  • Sulgrave, Northamptonshire
  • Sutton, Northamptonshire
  • Sutton Bassett, Northamptonshire
  • Syresham, Northamptonshire
  • Sywell, Northamptonshire

T

  • Tansor, Northamptonshire
  • Theddingworth, Northamptonshire
  • Thenford, Northamptonshire
  • Thornby, Northamptonshire
  • Thornhaugh, Northamptonshire
  • Thorpe Achurch with Lilford, Northamptonshire
  • Thorpe Lubenham, Northamptonshire
  • Thorpe Malsor, Northamptonshire
  • Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire
  • Thrapston, Northamptonshire
  • Thurning, Northamptonshire
  • Tiffield, Northamptonshire
  • Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire
  • Towcester, Northamptonshire
  • Twywell, Northamptonshire

U

  • Ufford, Northamptonshire
  • Upton (near Northampton), Northamptonshire
  • Upton (near Castor), Northamptonshire

W

  • Wadenhoe, Northamptonshire
  • Wakerley, Northamptonshire
  • Walgrave, Northamptonshire
  • Wansford, Northamptonshire
  • Wappenham, Northamptonshire
  • Warkton, Northamptonshire
  • Warkworth, Northamptonshire
  • Warmington, Northamptonshire
  • Watford, Northamptonshire
  • Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire
  • Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire
  • Weekley, Northamptonshire
  • Welford, Northamptonshire
  • Wellingborough All Hallows, Northamptonshire
  • Welton, Northamptonshire
  • Werrington, Northamptonshire
  • West Haddon, Northamptonshire
  • Weston Favell, Northamptonshire
  • Weston by Welland, Northamptonshire
  • Whilton, Northamptonshire
  • Whiston, Northamptonshire
  • Whitfield, Northamptonshire
  • Whittlebury, Northamptonshire
  • Wicken, Northamptonshire
  • Wilbarston, Northamptonshire
  • Wilby, Northamptonshire
  • Winwick (near Guilsborough), Northamptonshire
  • Winwick (near Oundle), Northamptonshire
  • Wittering, Northamptonshire
  • Wollaston, Northamptonshire
  • Woodford, Northamptonshire
  • Woodford cum Membris, Northamptonshire
  • Wootton, Northamptonshire

 

Y

  • Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire
  • Yarwell, Northamptonshire
  • Yelvertoft, Northamptonshire

Hundreds

Chipping Warden Hundred Northamptonshire

Cleley Hundred Northamptonshire

Corby Hundred Northamptonshire

Fawsley Hundred Northamptonshire

Green’s Norton Hundred Northamptonshire

Guilsborough Hundred Northamptonshire

Hamfordshoe Hundred Northamptonshire

Higham Ferrers Hundred Northamptonshire

Huxloe Hundred Northamptonshire

King’s Sutton Hundred Northamptonshire

Navisford Hundred Northamptonshire

Nobottle Grove Hundred Northamptonshire

Orlingbury Hundred Northamptonshire

Polebrook Hundred Northamptonshire

Rothwell Hundred Northamptonshire

Spelhoe Hundred Northamptonshire

Towcester Hundred Northamptonshire

Willybrook Hundred Northamptonshire

Wymersley Hundred Northamptonshire

Nassaburgh or Peterborough Liberty Northamptonshire

Northampton borough Northamptonshire

This article was updated on February 13, 2020