Nassington, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Nassington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire. Yarwell is a chapelry of Nassington.

Alternative names: Nassington with Yarwell

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1560
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NASSINGTON, a village and a parish in Oundle district, Northampton. The village stands on the river Nen, and on the Peterborough and Northampton railway, at the boundary with Huntingdon, 1½ mile N of Elton r.station, and 5½ N by E of Oundle; and has a post-office under Wansford. The parish comprises 1, 660 acres. Real property, £3, 247. Pop. in 1851, 795; in 1861, 718. Houses, 157. The manor belongs to the Earl of Westmoreland. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Yarwell, in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £386. Patron, the Bishop of Peterborough. The church is Norman; and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with tower and crocketted spire. There are chapels for Independents and Wesleyans, a national school, and charities £31.

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

Parish Records

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Census

Census returns for Nassington, 1841-1891

Church history

The parish and manor of Nassington-cum-Yarwell : a true story of eight hundred years Author: Gordon, Charles James

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Nassington, 1605-1847 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Nassington (Northamptonshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Nassington, 1848-1875 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Nassington (Northamptonshire)

Nassington, Northamptonshire, transcription of registers, 1560-1653 ref 217p/1 Author: Allen, D. J. (Derek J.)

Parish registers for Nassington, 1560-1976 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Nassington (Northamptonshire)

Parish register printouts of Nassington, Northampton, England ; christenings, 1610-1728 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Nassington, Northampton, England ; christenings, 1813-1847 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Nassington, Northampton, England, christenings, 1729-1744 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Probate records

Wills, administrations, and inventories, 1702-1844 Author: Church of England. Peculiar Court (Nassington)

Empingham and Nassington peculiars [1745-1844] index of wills, administration-bonds, inventories of the peculiar court of Empingham and the prebendal court of Nassington, the latter including in its jurisdiction the parishes of Apethorpe, Woodnewton, and Yarwell Author: Humphries, J. A., fl. 1938

Maps

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

Administration

  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Oundle
  • Probate Court: Pre-1851 - Court of the Peculiar of Nassington, Post-1850 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1851 - None, Post-1850 - Oundle
  • Poor Law Union: Oundle
  • Hundred: Willybrook
  • Province: Canterbury