Duddington, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Duddington is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Northamptonshire, created in 1733 from chapelry in Gretton Ancient Parish.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1733
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • King’s Cliffe
  • Fineshade
  • Collyweston
  • Wakerley
  • Tixover, Rutlandshire
  • Ketton, Rutlandshire

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DUDDINGTON, a parish in the district of Stamford and county of Northampton; on the river Welland, at the boundary with Rutland, 3 miles SE of Luffenham r. station, and 5½ SW of Stamford. It has a post office under Stamford. Acres, 1, 400. Real property, £2, 661. Pop., 422. Houses, 94. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £115. Patron, the Bishop of Peterborough. The church is ancient but good, with a tower; and there is an Independent chapel. A school has £10 from endowment; and other charities £8.

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: Stamford
  • Probate Court: Pre-1851 - Court of the Peculiar of Gretton, Post-1850 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1851 - None, Post-1850 - Weldon
  • Poor Law Union: Stamford
  • Hundred: Willybrook
  • Province: Canterbury