Kilsby, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Kilsby is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1754
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Ashby St Ledgers
  • Barby
  • Watford
  • Crick
  • Hillmorton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KILSBY, a parish in the district of Rugby and county of Northampton; on Watling street, the Northwestern railway, and the Oxford canal, adjacent to Warwickshire and near Crick r. station, 5½ miles N of Daventry. It has a post office under Rugby. Acres, 3,200. Real property, £5,464. Pop., 539. Houses, 143. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Richard Lee and Thomas O. Gery, Esqs. A tunnel of the Northwestern railway here is nearly 1½ mile long. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £160. Patron, the Precentor of Lincoln Cathedral. The church is a fine edifice, with a spire. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £16.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Northamptonshire
Civil Registration District: Rugby
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Daventry
Poor Law Union: Rugby
Hundred: Fawsley
Province: Canterbury