Hellidon, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Hellidon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1571
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HELLIDON, a village and a parish in Daventry district, Northampton. The village stands near the source of the Leam, and near the boundary with Warwickshire, 5 miles SW of Daventry, and 7 NE of Fenny-Compton r. station; and has a post office under Daventry. The parish comprises 1, 478 acres. Real property, £2, 827. Pop., 449. Houses, 99. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to James Attenborough, Esq. The surface is hilly, and commands beautiful views. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £105. Patron, the Rev. S. Holthouse. The church is early decorated English; consists of nave and chancel, with porch and tower; and was recently repaired. There are a dissenting chapel, an endowed school with £20, and other charities with £7.

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