Harringworth, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Harringworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1695
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1707

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Seaton with Thorpe, Rutlandshire
  • Gretton
  • Laxton
  • Barrowden, Rutlandshire
  • Bulwick
  • Wakerley

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HARRINGWORTH, a parish in the district of Uppingham, and county of Northampton; on the river Welland and on the Rugby and Stamford railway, adjacent to Rutlandshire, 1 mile from Seaton r. station, and 5 NE by N of Rockingham. Post-town, Uppingham. Acres, 3,060. Real property, £5,504. Pop., 360. Houses, 75. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Thomas Tryon, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £174. Patron, Christ Church, Oxford. The church is good; consists of nave, aisles, chancel, and S porch, with tower and spire; and contains monuments of the Tryons. An endowed school has £35; and other charities have £29.

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: Uppingham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Weldon
  • Poor Law Union: Uppingham
  • Hundred: Corby
  • Province: Canterbury