Deene, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Deene is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Deenethorpe and Deenthorpe.

Alternative names: Dean, Dene

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1718

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DEENE, Dene, or Dean, a village and a parish in Oundle district, Northampton. The village stands on an affluent of the river Nen, 5 miles SE by S of Seaton r. station, and 5 SW of Kingscliffe; and has a post office, of the name of Dene, under Wansford. Pop., 281. Houses, 57. The parish includes also the hamlet of Deenthorpe. Acres, 3, 152. Real property, £4, 218. Pop., 540. Houses, 105. The property is divided among a few. Deene-Park is the seat of the Earl of Cardigan. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £350. Patron, the Earl of Cardigan. The church has monuments of the Brudenells, and 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: Oundle
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Weldon
  • Poor Law Union: Oundle
  • Hundred: Corby
  • Province: Canterbury