Glinton, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Glinton is a chapelry of Peakirk Ancient Parish in Northamptonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1567
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1701

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Peakirk
  • Northborough
  • Werrington
  • Etton
  • Marholm

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GLINTON, a parish in Peterborough district, Northampton; 1 mile WSW of Peakirk r. station, and 3 SSE of Market-Deeping. Post town, Market-Deeping. Acres, 1, 380. Real property, £3, 575. Pop., 421. Houses, 88. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Peakirk, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church is decorated English; has a later English tower, and lofty octagonal spire; contains a piscina and two curious ancient chests; and was recently restored. There are chapels for Independents and Primitive Methodists, an endowed national school, and charities £104.

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: Peterborough
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Peterborough
  • Poor Law Union: Peterborough
  • Hundred: Nassaborough
  • Province: Canterbury