Holcot, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Holcot is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1709

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HOLCOT, a village and a parish in Brixworth district, Northampton. The village stands near an affluent of the river Nen, 3 miles E of Spratton r. station and 3½ SE of Brixworth; and has a postal letter box under Northampton. The parish comprises 1, 670 acres. Real property, £2, 824. Pop., 517. Houses, 116. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £396. Patron, the Rev. R. Montgomery. The church is ancient but good, and has a small neat tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £27.

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