Lamport, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Lamport is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire. Faxton is a chapelry of Lamport.

Other places in the parish include: Hanging Houghton.

Alternative names: Lamport with Faxton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1587
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1708

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LAMPORT, a village and a parish in Brixworth district, Northamptonshire. The village stands near the Northampton and Market-Harborough railway, 9 miles N of Northampton; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Northampton. The parish contains also the hamlet of Hanging-Houghton. Acres, 1,440. Real property, £4,704. Pop., 291. Houses, 52. The property is divided among a few. The manor and much of the land belong to Sir Charles Isham, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £1,000. Patron, Sir C. Isham, Bart. The church is ancient but good, and has a tower. There are a free school with £56 a-year, other charities with £72, and alms-houses.

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: Orlingbury
  • Province: Canterbury