Denton, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Denton is a chapelry of Yardley Hastings Ancient Parish in Northamptonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1705

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Independent/Congregational.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DENTON, a parish in Hardingstone district, Northamptonshire; 2½ miles SSE of Billing-Road r. station, and 6 ESE of Northampton. Post town, Little Houghton, under Northampton. Acres, 1, 970. Real property, £1, 509. Pop., 578. Houses, 132. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Yardley-Hastings, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church is good; and there are charities £17.

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: Hardingstone
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Preston
  • Poor Law Union: Hardingstone
  • Hundred: Wymersley
  • Province: Canterbury