Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Grafton Underwood is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1678
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1708

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GRAFTON-UNDERWOOD, a parish in Kettering district, Northampton; 4 miles ENE of Kettering town and r. station. Post town, Kettering. Acres, 2, 050. Real property, £1, 871. Pop. . 294. Houses, 59. The manor belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £260. Patron, Lord Lyveden. The church has a spire, and contains monuments to the Earl of Ossory and the ladies Fitzpatrick. There are a free school, and charities £16.

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: Kettering
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Higham Ferrers
  • Poor Law Union: Kettering
  • Hundred: Huxloe
  • Province: Canterbury