Easton by Stamford, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Easton by Stamford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names: Easton, Easton on the Hill

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1578
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1701

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

Adjacent Parishes

  • Stamford All Saints with St Peter, Lincolnshire
  • Wittering
  • King’s Cliffe
  • Tinwell, Rutlandshire
  • Stamford Baron St Martin
  • Collyweston
  • Thornhaugh
  • Ketton, Rutlandshire

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EASTON, a parish in the district of Stamford and county of Northampton; at the verge of the county, on the river Welland, and on the Syston and Peterborough railway, 2 miles WSW of Stamford. It has a post office under Stamford. Acres, 3, 170. Real property, £3, 985. Pop., 984. Houses, 223. Easton Hall is the seat of the Shuttleworths. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £440. Patron, the Marquis of Exeter. The church is ancient, and has a tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel. A school has £82 from endowment; and other charities have £66.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Maps

Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time

Administration

  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Stamford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Peterborough
  • Poor Law Union: Stamford
  • Hundred: Willybrook
  • Province: Canterbury