Cranford St John, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Cranford St John is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names: St John Cranford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1627
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CRANFORD-ST. ANDREW and CRANFORD-ST. JOHN, two parishes in Kettering district, Northampton; on the Kettering and Huntingdon railway, 4 miles-ESE of Kettering. They have a post office, of the name of Cranford, under Kettering, and a r. station. Acres, 2, 420. Real property, £3 472. Pop., 553. Houses, 113. The property is not much divided. Cranford Hall is the seat of Sir G. Robinson, Bart. The livings are rectories, united to each other, in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £348. Patron, Sir G. Robinson, Bart. The churches are good. Charities, £6.

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

Maps

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

Administration

  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Kettering
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Higham Ferrers
  • Poor Law Union: Kettering
  • Hundred: Huxloe
  • Province: Canterbury