Hargrave, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Hargrave is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1572
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Keyston, Huntingdonshire
  • Shelton, Bedfordshire
  • Covington, Huntingdonshire
  • Stanwick
  • Dean, Bedfordshire
  • Raunds

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HARGRAVE, a village and a parish in Thrapston district, Northampton. The village stands near the boundary with Beds and Hunts, 2½ miles E of Raunds r. station, and 5½ SSE of Thrapston; and has a post-office under St. Neots. The parish comprises 2,400 acres. Real property, £1,642. Pop., 310. Houses, 71. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to the Rev. R. S. Baker. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £300. Patron, the Executors of the late Rev. W. L. Baker. The church is of the 13th century; and consists of nave, chancel, aisles, and N transept, with tower and spire. There is a national school.

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