Aldwincle St Peter, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Aldwincle St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names: Aldwinkle St Peter, St Peter Aldwinkle

Parish church: 

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1563
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1701

Nonconformists include: 

Adjacent Parishes

  • Lowick
  • Aldwincle All Saints
  • Brigstock
  • Islip
  • Pilton
  • Sudborough
  • Benefield
  • Wadenhoe
  • Thorpe Achurch with Lilford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALDWINKLE-ST. PETER, a parish in Thrapston district, Northampton; on the river Nen, a mile W of Thorpe r. station, and 3 miles N by W of Thrapston. Post Town, Thrapston. Acres and property returned with Aldwinkle-All-Saints. Pop., 222. Houses, 46. The property is subdivided. A curious cruciform building, called Liveden, stands here on the Nen, erected by the Tresham family, and richly decorated with sculpture. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £230. Patron, Lord Lilford. The church is good. Thomas Fuller, the historian, was a native.

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: Thrapston
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Oundle
Poor Law Union: Thrapston
Hundred: Huxloe
Province: Canterbury