Kings Sutton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Grestone, Astrop, Walton, and Purston.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1570
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Adderbury with Milton
  • Farthinghoe
  • Newbottle with Charlton
  • Croughton
  • Warkworth
  • Aynhoe
  • Hinton in the Hedges with Steane

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KINGS-SUTTON, a village, a parish, and a hundred in Northampton. The village stands near the river Cherwell, the Oxford canal, the Oxford and Wolverhampton railway, and the boundary with Oxfordshire, 3½ miles N by E of Aynho r. station, and 4¾ SSE of Banbury; and has a post office under Banbury. The parish includes also the hamlet of Walton, and parts of the hamlets of Astrop, Charlton, and Purston; and is in the district of Brackley. Acres, 3,850. Real property, £9,782. Pop., 1,145. Houses, 270. The manor belongs to Mrs. Willes. The manor house is occupied byT. Willes, Esq.; and Astrop House is the seat of Sir William Brown, Bart. A mineral spring, called St. Rumbald’s well, was formerly much visited, but has lost its reputation. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £140. Patron, Mrs. Willes. The church is later English; comprises nave, aisles, chancel, and porches; and has a W tower, with lofty crocketted spire. There are chapels for Baptists and Primitive Methodists, a national school, and charities £135. The hundred contains twenty-one parishes and part of another. Acres, 48,999. Pop. in 1851, 13,000; in 1861, 13,397. Houses, 3,009.

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

Marriages out of Parish

Below is a list of people who were from Kings Sutton but who were married in another parish.

John Carpenter, of Kings Sutton, & Anne Pixly… … … … 17 Feb. 1630 at South Littleton, Worcestershire.


  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Brackley
  • Probate Court: Pre-1846 – Court of the Peculiar of Banbury, Post-1845 – Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1846 – None, Post-1845 – Brackley
  • Poor Law Union: Brackley
  • Hundred: King’s Sutton
  • Province: Canterbury

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