Orton is a chapelry of Rothwell Ancient Parish in Northamptonshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1836
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Draughton
  • Faxton
  • Rothwell
  • Loddington
  • Harrington
  • Thorpe Malsor

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ORTON, a chapelry in Rothwell parish, Northampton.1½ mile S W of Rothwell, and 4 W by N of Kettering r.station. Post-town, Rothwell, under Kettering. Acres, 940. Real property, £1,440. Pop., 69. Houses, 19. The manor belongs to H. H. H. Hungerford, Esq. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Rothwell, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church is good, and has a tower.

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


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