Naseby, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Naseby is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1563
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NASEBY, a village and a parish in Brixworth district, Northampton. The village stands on a high tract, at or near the sources of the rivers Avon, Welland, and Nen, 4 miles W S W of Kelmarsh r. station, and 7 S W by S of Market-Harborough; was once a market-town; and has a post-office under Rugby. An ancient market-cross, a plain stone column, stood adjacent to the church-yard, but was removed to the E entrance of the village; and a new stone cross now stands on the old site. The parish comprises 3, 690 acres. Real property, £4, 545. Pop., 811. Houses, 161. The property belongs chiefly to Viscount Clifden, who owns the manor, and to G. A. Ashby, Esq., whose seat is the Woolleys. The scene of the famous battle of Naseby, in 1645, when Cromwelldefeated Charles I. and Prince Rupert, lies on the N side of the village; has a square stone obelisk, erected in 1823, in commemoration of the battle; and commands aview over an expanse of country, with nearly 40 churches. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £85. Patron, G. A. Ashby, Esq. The church is ancient; comprises nave, aisles, and chancel; was thoroughly restored in 1860; has a tower and handsomespire, rebuilt in 1860; and contains, in the tower, a memorial window to the late Rev. J. Jones. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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Cemeteries

Memorial inscriptions at All Saints Church, Naseby Author: Northamptonshire Family History Society

Census

Census returns for Naseby, 1841-1891

Church history

A Georgian country parson : the Rev. John Mastin of Naseby Author: Vialls, Christine; Collins, Kay; Foard, Glenn

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Naseby, 1706-1890 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Naseby (Northamptonshire)

England, Northamptonshire, Naseby, parish registers, 1563-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Naseby (Northamptonshire); Northampton Record Office (Northamptonshire)

Index, Naseby parish register transcript Author: Spencer, Sidnee D. (Sidnee Day), 1938-; Church of England. Parish Church of Naseby (Northamptonshire)

Naseby marriages, 18 November 1754 to 6 July 1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Naseby (Northamptonshire); Howcutt, Francis

Parish register transcript Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Naseby (Northamptonshire); Howcutt, Francis

Parish registers for Naseby, 1563-1980 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Naseby (Northamptonshire)

History

A Georgian country parson : the Rev. John Mastin of Naseby Author: Vialls, Christine; Collins, Kay; Foard, Glenn

The history and antiquities of Naseby, in the county of Northampton Author: Mastin, John

Maps

Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time

Administration

  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Brixworth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Haddon
  • Poor Law Union: Brixworth
  • Hundred: Guilsborough
  • Province: Canterbury