Everdon, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Everdon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Snorescombe, Snorscomb, Great Everdon, and Little Everdon.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Preston Capes
  • Newnham
  • Dodford
  • Farthingstone
  • Fawsley
  • Weedon Bec

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EVERDON, a parish in Daventry district, Northampton; on a head-stream of the river Nen, 3 miles WSW of Weedon r. station, and 4 SSE of Daventry. It consists of Great Everdon and Little Everdon; and includes the hamlet of Snorscomb. Post town, Weedon. Acres, 1, 900. Real property, £5, 485. Pop., 740. Houses, 179. The property is subdivided. The manor belonged once to Bernay abbey in Normandy; and was given, in the time of Henry VI., to Eton College. Everdon Hall is the seat of the Philpots. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £465. Patron, Eton College. The church is partly decorated English. There are an Independent chapel, and charities £71.

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