Great Weldon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.
Other places in the parish include: Little Weldon.
Alternative names: Weldon
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1594
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1718
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WELDON, a parish and a sub-district in Oundle district, Northampton. The parish lies 4¾ miles ESE of Rockingham r. station; contains Great W. village and Little W. hamlet; and has a post-office under Wansford, and a fair on the Thursday after the second Sunday of July. Acres, 3,680. Real property, £5,403. Pop., 816. Houses, 180. The manor belongs to the Earl of Winchelsea. A Roman pavement, 100 feet by 50, and a great number of Roman coins, were found at Chapel-Fields in 1738; and vestiges of an ancient town are higher up the hill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £209. Patron, the Earl of Winchelsea. The church is good; and there are a national school, and charities £7.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Northamptonshire
- Civil Registration District: Oundle
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
- Diocese: Peterborough
- Rural Deanery: Weldon
- Poor Law Union: Oundle
- Hundred: Corby
- Province: Canterbury