Clay Coton, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Clay Coton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names: Claycoton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1541
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1707

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Yelvertoft
  • Lilbourne
  • Elkington
  • Stanford on Avon

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CLAY-COTON, a parish in the district of Rugby and county of Northampton; on an affluent of the river Avon, 1 mile S of Stanford Hall r. station, and 7 E by N of Rugby. Post town, Yelvertoft, under Rugby. Acres, 974. Real property, £2, 129. Pop., 112. Houses, 22. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £339. Patron, the Rev. J. T. H. Smith. The church was reported in 1859 as bad.

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


  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Rugby
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Haddon
  • Poor Law Union: Rugby
  • Hundred: Guilsborough
  • Province: Canterbury