Blatherwycke, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Blatherwycke is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names: Blatherwick

Parish church: 

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1621
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1707

Nonconformists include: 

Adjacent Parishes

  • King's Cliffe
  • Laxton
  • Fineshade
  • Bulwick
  • Apethorpe with Woodnewton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BLATHERWICK, or Blatherwycke, a parish in Oundle district, Northampton; on an affluent of the river Nen, 5 miles ESE of Seaton r. station, and 6 NW by N of Oundle. It comprises the ancient parishes of Holy Trinity and St. Mary Magdalene, united in 1448; and has a post office under Wansford. Acres, 1,975. Real property, £2,141. Pop., 189. Houses, 41. The property is divided among a few. Blatherwick Hall is the seat of S. O'Brien, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £394. Patron, S. O'Brien, Esq. The church has a brass of Sir H. Stafford, of 1548; and is good.

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


County: Northamptonshire
Civil Registration District: Oundle
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Weldon
Poor Law Union: Oundle
Hundred: Corby
Province: Canterbury