Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Farthinghoe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1560
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Kings Sutton
  • Marston St Lawrence
  • Thenford
  • Middleton Cheney
  • Newbottle with Charlton
  • Greatworth
  • Hinton in the Hedges with Steane
  • Brackley St Peter

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FARTHINGHOE, a parish in Brackley district, Northampton; on the Buckingham and Banbury railway, 5¾ miles NW of Brackley. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Brackley. Acres, 1,471. Real property, £3,128. Pop., 392. Houses, 92. The property is divided among a few. Farthinghoe House is the seat of the Rush family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £434. Patron, Alfred Rush, Esq. The church has an embattled tower, and is good. Thicknesse, the tourist, was a native.

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


County: Northamptonshire
Civil Registration District: Brackley
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Brackley
Poor Law Union: Brackley
Hundred: King's Sutton
Province: Canterbury