Northborough, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Northborough is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1671
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1712

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NORTHBOROUGH, a village and a parish in Peterborough district, Northampton. The village stands 1¼mile S of the river Welland, at the boundary with Lincolnshire, 1½ NW of Peakirk r. station, and 2 SSE of Market-Deeping; and was known to the Saxons as North-burh. The parish comprises 710 acres. Post-town, Market-Deeping. Real property, £1, 879. Pop., 240. Houses, 53. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Hon. G. W. Fitzwilliam and the Dean and Chapter of Peterborough. Northborough Castle belonged formerly to the Claypole family; was the residence and the death-place of Mrs. Claypole, the favourite daughter of Oliver Cromwell; was the death-placealso of Oliver Cromwell’s wife; belongs now to the Hon. G. W. Fitzwilliam; and has long been in a decayed condition, and in the occupation of a farmer. The living is.a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £330.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Peterborough. The church is very ancient, partly Norman; has a small belfry; includes a chantry-chapel, containing monuments of the Claypoles and the Cromwells; and was recently indisrepair. There are town-lands yielding £25 a year.

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 Northborough, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Northborough, 1712-1874 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Northborough (Northamptonshire)

England, Northamptonshire, Northborough, parish registers, 1671-1961 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Northborough (Northamptonshire); Northamptonshire Record Office

Marriages at Northborough, 1538-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Northborough (Northamptonshire); Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Faithfull, R. C. (Robert Colquhoun); Longdon, Henry Isham

Parish register transcripts, 1814-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Northborough (Northamptonshire); Faithfull, W.

Parish registers for Northborough, 1671-1961 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Northborough (Northamptonshire)

Maps

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

Administration

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