Flore is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.
Other places in the parish include: Glassthorpe and Upper Heyford.
Alternative names: Floore, Flower
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1653
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Society of Friends/Quaker.
- Weedon Bec
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
FLOORE, or Flower, a village and a parish in Daventry district, Northampton. The village stands on the river Nen, 1 mile NE of Weedon r. station, and 5½ ESE of Daventry; was known at Domesday as Flora; and has a post office under Weedon. The parish comprises 3,390 acres. Real property, £6,889. Pop., 1,138. Houses, 255. The property is much subdivided. Floore House is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £467. Patron, Christchurch, Oxford. The church belonged to Merton abbey, and is good. There are an Independent chapel, an endowed school, and charities £37.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Daventry
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Rural Deanery: Haddon
Poor Law Union: Daventry
Hundred: Nobottle Grove