Draughton, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Draughton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Orton
  • Maidwell
  • Lamport
  • Faxton
  • Harrington

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DRAUGHTON, a parish in Brixworth district, Northampton; adjacent to the Stamford and Blisworth railway, 1¾ mile NE of Lamport r. station, and 4½ N by E of Brixworth. Post town, Maidwell, under Northampton. Acres, 1, 477. Real property, £2, 607. Pop., 190. Houses, 39. The property is all in one estate. Building stone is found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £343. Patron, H. H. H. Hungerford, Esq. The church is very good; and there is an Independent chapel.

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