Maidford, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Maidford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1711
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1700

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MAIDFORD, a parish, with a village, in Towcester district, Northampton; 5 miles SSW of Weedon r. station, and 6 NW by W of Towcester. Post town, Towcesster. Acres, 1,930. Real property, £2,138; of which £15 are in quarries. Pop., 344. Houses, 81. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to W. Grant, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £300. Patron, W. Grant, Esq. The church is early English, in good condition; and consists of nave, S aisle, and chancel, with porch and tower. Charities, £21.

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: Towcester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Brackley
  • Poor Law Union: Towcester
  • Hundred: Green’s Norton
  • Province: Canterbury