Etton, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Etton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Woodcroft.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1587
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1701

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Northborough
  • Glinton
  • Helpston
  • Marholm
  • Maxey

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ETTON, a parish in Peterborough district, Northampton; near the Helpstone station of the Peterborough and Stamford railway, 6¼ miles NNW of Peterborough. It contains the hamlet of Woodcroft; and its post town is Helpstone, under Market-Deeping. Acres, 1, 270. Real property, £2, 065. Pop., 160. Houses, 30. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £398. Patron, Hon. G. W. Fitzwilliam. The church is ancient, and was recently repaired.

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: Peterborough
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Peterborough
  • Poor Law Union: Peterborough
  • Hundred: Nassaborough
  • Province: Canterbury