Cosgrove, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Cosgrove is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Old Stratford and Puxley.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1691
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include:

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COSGROVE, a village and a parish in Potterspury district, Northampton. The village stands near the Bucks boundary, Watling-street, the Buckingham and Grand Junction canals, and the confluence of the Tove and Ouse rivers, 1½ mile N of Stony Stratford, and 1¾ NW of Wolverton r. station; and has a post office under Stony Stratford.

The parish includes also part of the hamlets of Old Stratford and Puxley. Acres, 1, 760. Real property, £5, 323. Pop., 776. Houses, 143. The property is divided among a few. Cosgrove House is the seat of Mrs. H. Mansel.

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £363. Patron, Mrs. H. Mansel. The church is old but good.

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

Parish Records


England, Northamptonshire, Cosgrove – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Cosgrove, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Northamptonshire, Cosgrove – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Cosgrove, 1706-1874
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cosgrove (Northamptonshire)

England, Northamptonshire, Cosgrove, parish registers, 1754-1813
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cosgrove (Northamptonshire); Northamptonshire Record Office

Parish registers for Cosgrove, 1691-1877
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cosgrove (Northamptonshire)


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


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

This article was updated on January 9, 2023