Alderton, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Alderton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names: Aldrington

Parish church: 

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1597
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1704

Nonconformists include: 

Adjacent Parishes

  • Grafton Regis
  • Shutlanger
  • Stoke Bruerne
  • Paulerspury
  • Potterspury with Yardley Gobion

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALDERTON, a parish in Potterspury district, Northampton; near Watling-street, the Tove river, and the Grand Junction canal, 3¼ miles W of Roade r. station, and 3½ SE of Towcester. Post Town, Towcester. Acres, 910. Real property, £1,292. Pop., 131. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. Lace-making is carried on. The living is a rectory, annexed to Grafton Regis, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church is modern, and in the perpendicular English style. Charities, £4 and five poors' cottages.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Kelly Post Office Directory of Northamptonshire 1869 - Google Books

Kelly Post Office Directory of Northamptonshire 1885 -


County: Northamptonshire
Civil Registration District: Potterspury
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Preston
Poor Law Union: Potterspury
Hundred: Cleley
Province: Canterbury