Eydon, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Eydon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Moravian/United Brethren, and Society of Friends/Quaker.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EYDON, a parish in Brackley district, Northampton; 5½ miles ENE of Cropredy r. station, and 9 SSW of Daventry. It has a post office under Banbury. Acres, 1, 620. Real property, £3, 759. Pop., 576. Houses, 130. The property is divided among a few. Eydon Lodge is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £420. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good, and has a Norman font. A Wesleyan chapel was founded in 1860; and there are chapels for Quakers and Moravians.

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: Brackley
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Brackley
  • Poor Law Union: Brackley
  • Hundred: Chipping Warden
  • Province: Canterbury