Cold Higham, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Cold Higham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Fosters Booth, Grimscote, and Potcote.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1556
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COLD-HIGHAM, a parish in Towcester district, Northampton; 4 miles NNW of Towcester r. station, and 5 W of Blisworth. It includes the hamlet of Grimscote, and part of Fosters-Booth and Potcote; and its post town is Pattishall, under Towcester. Acres, 1, 660. Real property, £2, 767. Pop., 349. Houses, 83. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £467. Patron, J. B. Howes, Esq. The church is good.

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


Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time


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