Croughton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1663
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Stoke Lyne, Oxfordshire
  • Kings Sutton
  • Hardwick-cum-Tusmore, Oxfordshire
  • Evenley
  • Newbottle with Charlton
  • Aynhoe
  • Fritwell, Oxfordshire
  • Hinton in the Hedges with Steane

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CROUGHTON, a parish in Brackley district, Northampton; contiguous with Bucks, 3½ miles SW of Brackley town a r. station. It has a post office under Brackley. Acres, 2, 620. Real property, £2, 851. Pop., 580. Houses, 122. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £600. Patron, the Rev. J. Lister. The church is Norman; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with low square tower; and is in tolerable condition. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Dr. Friend, the author of “History of Physic,” was a native.

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: Brackley
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Brackley
  • Poor Law Union: Brackley
  • Hundred: King’s Sutton
  • Province: Canterbury

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