Maidwell, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Maidwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names:

  • Maidwell St Mary
  • Maidwell St Peter

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1570
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MAIDWELL, a village, and a parish in Brixworth district, Northampton. The village stands near the Northampton and Leicester railway, 1½ mile NNW of Lamport r. station, and 7 S of Market-Harborough; and has a post office under Northampton. The parish comprises 1,650 acres. Real property, £2,778. Pop., 290. Houses, 56. The property belongs chiefly to H. H. H. Hungerford, Esq. The Hall is occupied by W. Belgrave, Esq. Limestone abounds, and there are mineral springs. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £218. Patron, H. H. H. Hungerford, Esq. The church is good, and has a tower. There is a free 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: Brixworth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rothwell
  • Poor Law Union: Brixworth
  • Hundred: Rothwell
  • Province: Canterbury