Barby, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Barby is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Onley and Olney.

Alternative names: Barby with Onley

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bilton
  • Ashby St Ledgers
  • Braunston
  • Grandborough
  • Willoughby
  • Kilsby
  • Hillmorton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BARBY, a village and a parish in the district of Rug by and county of Northampton. The village stands near the Oxford canal, 1½ mile from the Kilsby tunnel of the Northwestern railway, 4 miles NW of Crick r. station, and 4½ SE of Rugby; and has a post office under Rugby. The parish is called also Barby-with-Onley. Acres, 2,535. Real property, £6,960. Pop., 645. Houses, 156. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £1,150. Patron, John Jackson, Esq. The church is good. Charities and town lands, £121.

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: Rugby
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Daventry
Poor Law Union: Rugby
Hundred: Fawsley
Province: Canterbury