Old, Northamptonshire Family History Guide

Old is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northamptonshire.

Alternative names: Wold

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Scaldwell
  • Brixworth
  • Walgrave
  • Mawsley
  • Faxton
  • Cransley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

OLD, or Wold, village and a parish in Brixworth district, Northampton. The village stands 2¾ miles SE of Lamport r. station, and 6½ SW of Kettering; and has a post-office under Northampton. The parish comprises 1,650 acres. Real property, £3,874. Pop., 472. Houses, 118. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £355. Patron, Brasenose College, Oxford. The church is good, and has a tower. There are an Independent chapel, an endowed school with £26 a year, and charities £106.

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


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