Dodford, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Dodford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1581
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1707

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DODFORD, a parish in Daventry district, Northampton; adjacent to the Northwestern railway, 1½ mile NW of Weedon r. station, and 3 SE by E of Daventry. Post town, Weedon. Acres, 1, 180. Real property, £3, 045. Pop., 238. Houses, 65. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, 223. Patron, T. R. Thornton, Esq. The church has a tower, an ancient font, two ancient effigies, and two brasses; and is good. Charities, £30.

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: Daventry
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Daventry
  • Poor Law Union: Daventry
  • Hundred: Fawsley
  • Province: Canterbury