Great Doddington, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Great Doddington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Earls Barton
  • Wellingborough All Hallows
  • Grendon
  • Wilby
  • Wollaston
  • Irchester

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DODDINGTON (Great), a parish in Wellingborough district, Northampton; on the river Nen and the Northampton and Peterborough railway, 1¾ mile SW of Wellingborough r. station, and 2½ S by W of Wellingborough. Post town, Wellingborough. Acres, 1,310. Real property, £3,021. Pop., 580. Houses, 114. . The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £165. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church has a tower and is good. There are an Independent chapel, and charities £5.

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


County: Northamptonshire
Civil Registration District: Wellingborough
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Rothwell
Poor Law Union: Wellingborough
Hundred: Hamfordshoe
Province: Canterbury