Hollowell, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Hollowell is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Northamptonshire, created in 1850 from Guilsborough Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Holywell

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HOLYWELL, or HOLLOWELL, a chapelry in Guilsborough parish, Northampton; on an affluent of the river Nen, 3 miles W of Brixworth r. station. It was made a parochial chapelry in 1850; and it previously had the status of a hamlet. Post town, Guilsborough, under Northampton. Acres, 950. Rated property, £1, 591. Pop., 266. Houses, 70. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to John W. B. Leigh, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £155. Patron, R. Hichens, Esq. The church was built in 1840, and is in the early English style.

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: Haddon
  • Poor Law Union: Brixworth
  • Hundred: Guilsborough
  • Province: Canterbury