Culworth, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Culworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1563
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Moravian/United Brethren.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Edgcote
  • Moreton Pinkney
  • Eydon
  • Byfield
  • Thorpe Mandeville
  • Sulgrave

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CULWORTH, a parish in Brackley district, Northampton; 4¾ miles N of Farthinghoe r. station, and 7¾ NE of Banbury. It has a post office under Banbury. Acres, 2, 246. Real property, £4, 863. Pop., 652. Houses, 142. The property is divided among a few. Culworth House is a chief residence. The living is a rectory and a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £528. Patron, W. Wilson, Esq. The church is of various dates, ancient, and good; and consists of nave, aisles, chancel, and porch. There are chapels for Baptists and Moravians. A school has £77 from endowment; and other charities £45.

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