Arthingworth, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Arthingworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Parish church: 

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1650
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: 

Adjacent Parishes

  • Glapthorn
  • Aldwincle St Peter
  • Great Weldon
  • Brigstock
  • Deene
  • Pilton
  • Oundle with Ashton
  • Benefield
  • Apethorpe with Woodnewton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ARTHINGWORTH, a parish in the district of Market-Harborough, and county of Northampton; on an affluent of the river Nen, 1¾ mile NW of Kelmarsh r. station, and 5 S by E of Market-Harborough. Post Town, Kelmarsh under Northampton. Acres, 2,030. Real property, £3,056. Pop., 275. Houses, 53. The property is divided among a few. Arthingworth Hall is the seat of the family of Rokeby. The parish is a meet for the Pytchley hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Petersborough. Value, £323. Patron, the Rev. H. R. Rokeby. Charities, £39.

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: Market Harborough
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Rothwell
Poor Law Union: Market Harborough
Hundred: Rothwell
Province: Canterbury