Dingley, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Dingley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1583
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1701

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DINGLEY, a parish in the district of Market-Harborough and county of Northampton; on the river Welland, at the boundary with Leicester, and on the Leicester and Bedford railway, 2¼ miles E of Market-Harborough. Post town, Market-Harborough, under Rugby. Acres, 1, 317. Real property, £2, 709. Pop., 111. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. Dingley Hall is the seat of H. H. Hungerford, Esq.; and occupies the site of a Templars’ preceptory, founded in the time of Stephen. The land is hilly. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £340. Patron, H. H. Hungerford, Esq. The church is very 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: Market Harborough
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Weldon
  • Poor Law Union: Market Harborough
  • Hundred: Corby
  • Province: Canterbury