Brafield on the Green, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Brafield on the Green is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names: Brafield

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1708

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Whiston
  • Denton
  • Little Billing
  • Little Houghton
  • Great Billing
  • Piddington
  • Cogenhoe

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRAFIELD, a parish and a subdistrict in Hardingstone district, Northampton. The parish is called also Brafield-on-the-Green; and lies 1 ½ mile S by E of Billing Road r. station, and 5 E by S of Northampton. Post Town, Little Houghton, under Northampton. Acres, 1,980. Real property, £2,442. Pop., 494. Houses, 108. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Little Houghton, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church was restored in 1858. There are a Baptist chapel, a national school, and charities £16. The subdistrict contains seven parishes. Pop., 3,414.

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

Administration

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