Long Buckby, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Long Buckby is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Murcott.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Calvinist, and Independent/Congregational.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUCKBY (Long), a village, a parish, and a subdistrict in Daventry district, Northampton. The village stands near the head of the river Nen, 1¾ mile E of Watling-street, 2 miles SE of Crick r. station, and 5½ NE of Daventry; and has a post-office under Rugby. The parish includes also part of the hamlet of Murcott. Acres, 3,900. Real property, £11,180. Pop., 2,500. Houses, 570. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £150. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. There are chapels for Independents and Baptists. A school has £42 from endowment; and other charities £32.

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: Daventry
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Haddon
  • Poor Law Union: Daventry
  • Hundred: Guilsborough
  • Province: Canterbury