Harpole, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Harpole is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Particular Baptist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HARPOLE, a village and a parish in the district and county of Northampton. The village stands 4 miles ENE of Weedon r. station, and 4½ W by N of Northampton; and has a post-office under Weedon. The parish comprises 1,560 acres. Real property, £4,820. Pop., 833. Houses, 190. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £529. Patron, Earl Fitzwilliam. The church is partly Norman, partly early English. There are chapels for Baptists and Wesleyans, a free school with £50, and other charities with £61.

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: Northampton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Haddon
  • Poor Law Union: Northampton
  • Hundred: Nobottle Grove
  • Province: Canterbury