Grendon, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Grendon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1708

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Great Doddington
  • Earls Barton
  • Castle Ashby
  • Easton Maudit
  • Yardley Hastings
  • Strixton
  • Wollaston
  • Bozeat

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GRENDON, a parish in Wellingborough district, Northampton; 1¾ mile S of Castle-Ashby r. station, and 5½ SSW of Wellingborough. It has a post office under Northampton. Acres, 3,120. Real property, £3,579. Pop., 610. Houses, 134. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Northampton. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £120. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is partly Norman, partly early English; has a fine later English tower; contains two brasses of meg in armour; and is good. Charities, £22.

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: Preston
Poor Law Union: Wellingborough
Hundred: Wymersley
Province: Canterbury