Little Bowden is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.
Other places in the parish include: Little Oxendon and Little Oxenden.
Alternative names: Bowden Parva
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1653
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706
- East Farndon
- Market Harborough
- Great Bowden
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BOWDEN (Little), or Bowden-Parva, a parish in Market-Harborough district and county of Northampton; ½ mile S of Market-Harborough. It includes the hamlet of Little Oxenden; and its post-town is MarketHarborough, under Rugby. Acres, 1,670. Real property, £5,492. Pop., 486. Houses, 108. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £400. Patron, the Rev. T. W. Barlow. The church is good; and there are charities £76
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Kelly Post Office Directory of Northamptonshire 1869 – Google Books
Kelly Post Office Directory of Northamptonshire 1885 – Archive.org
Civil Registration District: Market Harborough
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
Rural Deanery: Rothwell
Poor Law Union: Market Harborough