Little Oakley, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Little Oakley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1679
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1707

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

OAKLEY (Little), a parish in Kettering district, Northampton; on an affluent of the river Nen, 3½ miles N E of Rushton r. station, and 5½ N by E of Kettering. Post-town, Geddington, under Kettering. Acres, 724. Real property, £804. Pop., 127. Houses, 29. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £113. Patron, the Duke of Buccleuch. The church is early English; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with a tower; and contains a monument of 1620 to one of the Montagues. There is an infant school.

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: Kettering
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Weldon
  • Poor Law Union: Kettering
  • Hundred: Corby
  • Province: Canterbury