Harrington, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Harrington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1673
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1714

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HARRINGTON, a village and a parish in Kettering district, Northampton. The village stands 2½ miles SW of Desborough r. station, and 7 NW of Kettering; has a post-office under Northampton; and gives the title of Earl to the family of Stanhope. The parish comprises 2,519 acres. Real property, £4,015. Pop., 222. Houses, 45. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to John Tollemache, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £421. Patron, John Tollemache, Esq. The church is early English, cruciform, and good; and has a tower. Charities, £5.

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: Kettering
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rothwell
  • Poor Law Union: Kettering
  • Hundred: Rothwell
  • Province: Canterbury