Little Harrowden, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Little Harrowden is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Northamptonshire, created in 1725 from Great Harrowden Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Harrowden Parva

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HARROWDEN (LITTLE), a village and a parish in Wellingborough district, Northampton. The village stands near the Bedford and Leicester railway, 2½ miles N by W of Wellingborough; and has a post office under Wellingborough. The parish comprises 1, 480 acres. Real property, £3, 121. Pop., 679. Houses, 153. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Great Harrowden, in the diocese of Peterborongh. The church has a Norman door, and a square tower; and was recently renovated. There are a Methodist chapel, an endowed school with £20 a year, and other charities with £38.

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: Wellingborough
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rothwell
  • Poor Law Union: Wellingborough
  • Hundred: Orlingbury
  • Province: Canterbury