Geddington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1680
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1707
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, and Society of Friends/Quaker.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
GEDDINGTON, a village and a parish in Kettering district, Northampton. The village stands on an affluent of the river Nen, 3¼ miles NE by N of Kettering town and r. station; and has a post-office under Kettering. An elegant cross stands in its centre; was erected. by Edward I. to Queen Eleanor; has a base of eight steps, and a superstructure of three stages; and is about 40 feet high, and in good condition. A royal palace stood on a spot, called Castle-close; and here Richard II. held a parliament, for raising supplies towards the crusades. The parish comprises 2, 140 acres. Real property, £3, 866. Pop., 888. Houses, 205. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £135. Patron, the Duke of Buccleuch. The church is ancient but good; and contains three stone seats, a piscina, and some monumental objects. There are a Baptist chapel, and charities £125.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Northamptonshire
- Civil Registration District: Kettering
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Peterborough
- Rural Deanery: Weldon
- Poor Law Union: Kettering
- Hundred: Corby
- Province: Canterbury