Newton, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Newton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Great Newton and Little Newton.

Alternative names: Newton-in-the-Willows

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1660
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1707

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NEWTON, a parish in Kettering district, Northampton; on the river Ise, 2½ miles E of Rushton r. station, and 3¾ N by E of Kettering. Post-town, Kettering. Acres, 1,050. Real property, £1, 534. Pop., 84. Houses, 20. The manor belonged formerly to Pipewell abbey, and belongs now to the Duke of Buccleuch. The living is a donative in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £40. Patron, the Duke of Buccleuch. The church was originally the private chapel of the Treshams, whose mansion stood adjacent to it; consists of nave, chancel, and S porch, with tower and spire; was restored in the nave, and enlarged by the addition of the chancel, in 1858; has five beautiful stained glass windows, by Clayton and Bell; and contains an alabaster monument of 1433 to the Treshams.

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

Parish Records

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Memorial inscriptions at the Church of St. Faith, Newton-le-Willows Author: Northamptonshire Family History Society


Census returns for Newton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Newton, 1707-1871 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Newton (Northamptonshire)

Parish registers for Newton, 1662-1963 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Newton (Northamptonshire)


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


  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Kettering
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Higham Ferrers
  • Poor Law Union: Kettering
  • Hundred: Corby
  • Province: Canterbury